Played my first 9 hole round and my partner was legally blind. He had a spotter(another person) and some GPS technology to help him know where the ball was, where the hole was and if he hit it it went far. I did OK but I can see! Very humbling to see what we complain about. The went to Planet Fitness to freshen up, and a young lady with Downs was on elliptical next to her mother..I guess Mother was 60 and daughter 25. Finally drove through downtown and saw Lauralton Hall Cross Country practicing as well as a half dozen young Chinese students who I assume were the JV team with the new Athletic Director on a bike coaching/ encouraging them on. A lot to think about..
|100% of French schoolchildren are learning a foreign language. That’s also the case in Austria and Norway. Poland and Spain aren’t far behind.
Another global educational disparity is examined in this week’s Economist: the length of summer breaks…