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ERIC Number: EJ621297
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0003-0953
Nurturing the Life of the Mind: If Schools Don't Value Intellect, Who Will?
Vail, Kathleen
American School Board Journal, v188 n1 p19-23 Jan 2001
If schools were strongholds of intellect, the most academically able would be stars. Gifted kids often have trouble with school; academically uninterested kids enjoy cult-hero status; and the humanities are undervalued. Schools' purpose has been to train future employees and consumers, not create intellectual citizens. (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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