L.A. Schools Decide to Stop Blindfolding Kids

Hamilton Nolan · 03/02/12 10:36AM

The official fourth grade curriculum in the Los Angeles school system includes one exercise in which students pair up, one of them puts on a blindfold, and the other hands them things, and they describe the things, in order to learn about using all of their senses and whatnot. PERFECTLY REASONABLE. But administrators have now cancelled that exercise for good. Why?