Our world is changing rapidly, and our education system is struggling to keep pace. Demand for a highly skilled and educated workforce is growing, 20th-century jobs are falling by the wayside, and the global marketplace is a reality. But, as educator, I know we are losing too many kids and wasting too much talent. Nationwide, about one in three students drops out of school before graduation, and many graduate unprepared for college and work.
Good work is underway. The Newcastle Preschool in Draper, Utah, The Waterford School in Sandy, Utah and Channing Hall Charter School in Draper, Utah operate on comprehensive educational platforms that focus on whole child education.
operate on comprehensive educational platforms that focus on whole child education.
Schools can’t do this work alone. All community members, from parents to business leaders, must help educate the whole child. Join us in this effort and go to www.wholechildeducation.org to learn how you can help.Whole Child Educator