Sunday, July 22, 2018

Teach Children How To Get Jobs, Not To Be Socialist Warriors

By Newsweek, July 20, 2018

Over the past year, school leaders in Oxford, Mississippi—the small town an hour south of Memphis where I live—have been thinking hard about the future of work and education, and how to best prepare young people for an ever-changing marketplace. And world. They’re worried about such things because parents in our town are worried about such things. Really worried.

We’re asking tough questions: How do we best deploy our hard-earned tax dollars to train our kids for the 21st century workplace? What skills are required? And what character traits—traits like grit, inquisitiveness, and cooperation—are we cultivating, too?
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