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|'Unschooling' and Readiness for Success: A Disconnect||
We know that America’s education system needs to be revamped, but is the answer to “unschool” our young people? Disturbingly, some people think so.
|Education Must Focus on Competence, Not Outdated Traditions||
In this dual blog posting, the Forum’s Karen Pittman and Stephanie Malia Krauss weigh in on an article about competence-based vs. traditional education. Pittman and Krauss reflect on their own experiences and offer suggestions on how schools can break free from the status quo.
|Needed: More Better Learning Time||2014-04-10|
|Ready Thoughts: April 2011||I'm not one for big conferences.||2011-04-28|
|Ready Thoughts: April 2012||
Ready Thoughts: A Home Run for Quality Improvement
|Ready Thoughts: August 2010||
In this issue, we lead with a new analysis, by the Forum for Youth Investment, of several newly released reports on child well-being. The paper outlines how tools such as the Ready by 21 Developmental Dashboard can help leaders be effective. The paper includes commentary on well-being report cards can measure results across outcome areas and ages.
|Ready Thoughts: August 2011||
Ready Thoughts: As We Count Kids, Remember Young Adults
|Ready Thoughts: December 2011||2011-12-01|
|Ready Thoughts: February 2012||
Ready Thoughts: The Power of One