If exams and middle school are harmful, and kids don’t get enough recess, maybe we should slot in a Lord of the Flies period from ages 11-14. 
5 Things It Turns Out You Were Right to Hate About School 

#2. Competition in School Hinders Learning
The only students who enjoy being ranked are those at the top, and the valedictorian is the only student not imagining a swarm of flying dicks choking him to death on graduation day.
[But it turns out] high achievers spend more time “finangling the system" than they spend gaining knowledge. 

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If exams and middle school are harmful, and kids don’t get enough recess, maybe we should slot in a Lord of the Flies period from ages 11-14. 

5 Things It Turns Out You Were Right to Hate About School 

#2. Competition in School Hinders Learning

The only students who enjoy being ranked are those at the top, and the valedictorian is the only student not imagining a swarm of flying dicks choking him to death on graduation day.

[But it turns out] high achievers spend more time “finangling the system" than they spend gaining knowledge. 

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