A “good enough” school isn’t adequate or average, much less mediocre, but rather one that, by design, helps to prepare kids for life’s endless frustrations. And public schools, thanks to their oft-exasperating rules and frequently-unruly students, tend to do this better than their elite counterparts. Academic learning might happen more efficiently and effectively with homeschooling or private schools. But maybe that shouldn’t be all we’re after. Read more.
The Education Gadfly Weekly: Is a “good enough” school good enough for my kids?
Volume 19, Number 9
Scott Laband 2.27.2019
Aaron Churchill 2.27.2019
The Education Gadfly Show: Philadelphia’s brotherly love between charter, district, and parochial schools
Michael J. Petrilli, Adam Tyner, Ph.D. 2.27.2019