News: how schools are destroying the joy of

The news is joy of reading but I think anything educational is killed or beaten or bored out of students.

Here's the culprit:
Teachers who didn't major in science tend to "use textbooks - lean on them - more than better-qualified teachers do," Arthur Eisenkraft[...] The desire of school officials to make courses teacher-proof - to put more faith in bland compendiums than in the skill of teachers - is only getting stronger with the spread of high-stakes state exams.
Seems that teachers are bored so students are too. And doesn't help that the textbooks are filled with errors...