Are students spending too much time observing?

Schools have long taken time out to celebrate the achievements of others, whether it be related to a sporting event or Black History Month or other activities, writes Stephen R. Herr, an independent consultant. However, he questions whether this focus on celebrating others does anything to inform students or enact change. He writes in this commentary that the trend instead could be fostering a generation more comfortable with observing than doing.

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