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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?

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    May 7 2013: Waiting for "Superman" is a documentary film. The film analyzes the failures of the American public education system by following several students as they strive to be accepted into a charter school.
    It is a very powerful and moving documentary that asks the questions: "What can we do to help change the educational system in the United States which appears to be failing so many students?"

    I think that we are moving away from the model in which learning is organized around stable, usually hierarchical institutions that have served as the main gateways to education and social mobility. Replacing that model is a new system in which learning is best conceived of as a flow, where learning resources are not scarce but widely available, opportunities for learning are abundant, and learners increasingly have the ability to autonomously dip into and out of continuous learning flows.

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