Classroom Desks

Editor's Note

We met with readers during our ‘Talk the Vote’ listening sessions and asked them what they wanted to see happen in their communities. Their thoughts were compiled into Citizens’ Agendas. This Solutions story looks at an idea introduced in a Citizens’ Agenda and examines how it is being tackled in another community.

ASHLAND — "Schools don't prepare students enough for the real world." It's a common criticism often lobbed at the modern public school system.

Sometimes this criticism comes from parents, and sometimes it comes from students knee-deep in imaginary numbers and matrices in calculus class.

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