Educators decry "fast food" system of schooling

11/1/2004 | Age (Melbourne, Australia), The

Likening today's schools to fast-food producers for their focus on targeted standards and quickly-paced, measurable outputs, British academic Maurice Holt has called for more "slow schools," where the curriculum promotes understanding, deliberation and community. Holt feels standardized tests are unreliable and marginalizes subjects not in the core curriculum.

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