On the Importance of Making Misteaks Mistakes

December 16, 2010 by Bill Ivey

In a recent article in the New York Times, "Parents Embrace Documentary on Pressures of School," a teacher at New Canaan Country School speculates on what would happen if they wrote, "Mistakes are made here often" on the school sign. Of course, the presumption is that no family would go near the school. "But," the teacher asked rhetorically, "Why not?"

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