They have a strong sense of being ready to move on to

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Unformatted text preview: school]...needs to be taught not just by teachers but by professionals: biologists, physicists, mathematicians, computer scientists and the like, just as is the case in our universities. A vocational focus is laudable, but the curriculum needs to stress the most long- term useful education: a fundamental understanding of science, exposure to the works of the imagination and training in the varied skills of critical analysis. These enable graduates to adapt to new ideas and practices” (NYTimes, October 29, 2013). 7. “It’s probably not a good idea to extend high school any longer than four years. I’ve been doing research on the 18- to 29- year- olds I call “emerging adults” for the past 20 years, and they are all eager to move past high school once they get to be 18. They have a strong...
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