Schools Should Teach Nowology

    Everyone has a strong opinion about education. But the controversies are always about the same topics: testing, teachers unions, funding, merit pay, vouchers/school choice, charter schools. Is college a smart investment? Is affirmative action fair? Has political correctness supplanted the basics?

    I keep waiting for someone to bring up Now. As in the study of now -- what's currently going on in the fields of politics, history, literature, mathematics, science -- everything.

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