We’re Only Making Plans for Nigel

By Bill Kauffman for FRONT PORCH REPUBLIC
http://www.frontporchrepublic.com/2009/03/were-only-making-plans-for-nigel/


ITEM: President Obama Calls for Longer School Day, Public Education for Toddlers, & the Abolition of Summer Vacation

RESPONSE: The fire captain in Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451: “Heredity and environment are funny things…The home environment can undo a lot you try to do at school. That’s why we’ve lowered the kindergarten age year after year until now we’re almost snatching them from the cradle.”

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