Education in the U.S. needs soul, not more standardized tests, writes Ted Ketcham in GreenMoney Journal, a site dedicated to socially responsible investing. "To us, [at Green Money Journal] soul is that impossible-to-measure element of spiritual/personal significance in learning that makes any educational effort worth a damn," Ketcham writes. His essay introduces various articles exploring a new educational system. Check out the links below to see their vision.
Sustainable Education by Jerry Mintz
TEACHING THE IMMEASURABLE - An Alternative School's Story by Carole Allen
Educational & Environmental Sustainability Partnership
Standardized Testing and Its Victims by Alfie Kohn