Three down and one to go! Sue and I are entering the adult child phase of life. We have four beautiful children. Three of them are out of the house. I am stating the obvious when I say that adolescence has not been entirely smooth. For us, helping our kids navigate the teen years and grow up has been both a privilege and a wonderful battle, and this is as it should be.
What is the end goal of education? In light of the current nasty political climate, the uncovering of abuse in all sectors of society, and the recent college admissions scandals, this question is even more poignant than ever. This essential question needs to be answered by every institution, administrator, teacher, parent, student, and anyone else who cares at all about our society.