Should Education and Commerce Be Combined?

The Opinion page column "Whittle's Schools - 3R's and Lots of TV," July 6, makes important points. Prominent among them is that the schools will be supported in part by showing commercials in classrooms. For many, school is a bad enough experience as it is. But under the guise of improving education, Christopher Whittle proposes to connect learning and commerce - a move certain to add to the stress and confusion of schooling by compromising the students' freedom of thought. Ned Vare, Guilford, Conn.

Letters are welcome. Only a selection can be published, subject to condensation, and none acknowledged. Please address them to "Readers Write," One Norway St., Boston, MA 02115.

About these ads
Sponsored Content by LockerDome

We want to hear, did we miss an angle we should have covered? Should we come back to this topic? Or just give us a rating for this story. We want to hear from you.

Loading...

Loading...

Loading...

Save for later

Save
Cancel

Saved ( of items)

This item has been saved to read later from any device.
Access saved items through your user name at the top of the page.

View Saved Items

OK

Failed to save

You reached the limit of 20 saved items.
Please visit following link to manage you saved items.

View Saved Items

OK

Failed to save

You have already saved this item.

View Saved Items

OK