What Kids Lose When Schools And Parents Don’t Foster Free Play

"School has become an abnormal setting for children," says Peter Gray, a professor of psychology at Boston College. "Instead of admitting that, we say the children are abnormal." Gray, the author of several books including "Free to Learn," recently discussed the necessity of unstructured play for children's intellectual and psychological development with Reason TV's Nick … Continue reading What Kids Lose When Schools And Parents Don’t Foster Free Play

NC Businessman Discovers The Way To Transform Education Is Building New Schools

Reason magazine recently profiled Bob Luddy, a HVAC business owner who got into education when he discovered that some of his employees could not use a measuring tape to measure fractions of inches. At first, Luddy "volunteered to co-chair a statewide education commission and met with North Carolina officials to voice his concerns. 'They were … Continue reading NC Businessman Discovers The Way To Transform Education Is Building New Schools