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What can we do to change education?

My name is Hunter. I am a senior in High School and my english class recently watched this video.
This question was asked to me by a teacher to me back in 9th grade. His take on this was that there should not be an A - F grading scale because all kids do is shoot for an A. That's all. Nothing past that. All they need is an A to make everyone happy. I agree with this statement 100%. The problem is, how do we fix this? What scale can we use in order to make schooling more beneficial to future students? How do we get students to reach their full potential?

Topics: education

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  • May 2 2013: Firstly I would suggest that the meaning of educate has become distorted/lost. Educate literally means "to bring out" - to draw out of a student what is already there.

    Next I would suggest - to all who are concerned about this - to ask these questions first.

    Who are we?
    What are we doing here?
    Where are we going?
    What kind of society do we want to produce?
    What do you imagine your life is about?

    Asking these questions first will help you find the answers you are looking for.

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