"Education and Competition" By John Warner

Education and Competition | Inside Higher Ed

It's not unusual to hear about extreme competition within schools, but is it natural?

Until students reach 18 years of age, compulsory education is (usually) all they know. They live through their grades, test scores, and class rank. In this article by John Warner, competition in education is questioned, along with many other ideas students have to choke down from grades K-12.