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Imposing competition or standardized tests or homework on [young] children just because other people will do the same to them when they’re older is about as sensible as saying that, because there are lots of carcinogens in the environment, we should feed kids as many cancer-causing agents as possible while they’re small to get them ready.

Quote ID: 01350

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Alfie Kohn

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Feel-Bad Education

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