Thursday, August 29, 2013

Idealism is not a character flaw

When I share my views on education and parenting, I'm often accused of being utopian, idealistic and ultimately unrealistic.

I've struggled with a response until now. In her forward for Educational Courage: Resisting the Ambush of Public Education, Deborah Meier writes:
Idealism is not a character flaw; it's a way of visualizing what could be and might be. 

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