C&C’s Director of Admissions, Elise Clark, is quoted in New York Magazine’s recent piece on kindergarten admissions, The Junior Meritocracy by Jennifer Senior. Our sensible approach to standardized tests and our emphasis on the whole child is lauded. Check it out here.
Also this week:
New York Times Op-Ed Promotes Principles of Progressive Education
The New York Times ran on op-ed piece, Playing to Learn, by Susan Engel, on February 1st, urging the Obama administration to adopt curriculum standards that focus on learning how to learn and the inclusion of play in a child's day, as well as academic foundations. Much of Engel’s argument, based on scientific research, sounds very familiar to all of us at C&C. Check it out here.