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Alma Ohene-Opare: Why U.S. Education Should Not Mimic Ghana's

April 24, 2014

Alma Ohene-Opare is aghast that U.S. education is beginning to mimic the education system of his native Ghana, where everything is geared to national tests. This limits freedom and creativity, he says: “Because America has been free for so long, many have no sense of what tyranny looks like and how quickly physical and intellectual freedom can be lost on the path paved with good intentions.” Ohene-Opare is a member of the board of directors of Golden Sunbeam Montessori School, a private K-12 institution in Accra, Ghana. Read his article, which we refer to in this podcast.