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Is preparing students to be “caring adults” a luxury only the toniest of suburbs can applaud?

“Our schools have never been about passing standardized tests,” said NY State Regent Judith Johnson this past Thursday, June 2nd at the Scarsdale Public Library. Calling that goal “too narrow,” Johnson asserted, “The goal of schools is to prepare students to be effective citizens and caring adults.” That sort of pablum, preserved in this week’s edition of a  Scarsdale local… Read more →

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