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By Betsy Burrows
Everyday Education 

Never Stop Learning: Go Back To Class


Last updated 9/26/2016 at 5:45pm

One of my favorite education professors is convinced that formal education should not begin for most people until the age of 30. He argues that the average individual in our modern American culture does not have the experiences necessary to reflect upon or the self-insight to withstand the hard work and delayed gratification that a quality education requires.

“Most of us need to go out and live and work for awhile and experience life before we can seriously enter a learning community and make the most of what it has to offer,” he would often say.

I am increasingly finding that my best...

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