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John Leo: Principle and Prescience

"To keep children feeling good about themselves, you must avoid all criticism and almost any challenge that could conceivably end in failure. This means each child is treated like a fragile therapy consumer in constant need of an ego-boost. Difficult work is out of the question,...
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John Leo: Principle and Prescience

When I learned that John Leo had retired as editor-in-chief of Minding the Campus, my thoughts leaped to T.S. Eliot’s final prayer at the end of “Ash Wednesday”: “Suffer me not to be separated.” The news came as a wrench, a decisive twist to the bolt on a repository of shaping...
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