(Via Chaos Manor and TB2K)
If you give a whatever about the state of education in the US, then you need to read these three pieces from the Opinion Journal:
Intelligence in the Classroom
What's Wrong With Vocational School?
Aztecs vs. Greeks
In our rush to "leave no child behind", we're in danger of short-changing those whose contribution actually pushes us forward as a civilization. This will one day backfire on us with drastic consequences.