Intelligence plus character–that is the goal of true education. Martin Luther King Jr. led a short and remarkable life. His legacy continues today, inspiring hope, civil engagement and a spirit of unity. The Seattle Times article reviews his life and much more. Online education causes students to take learning into their own hands. Learning happens only when students choose to show up. They must intentionally set aside time to complete their online course and seek help when they need it. At Apex Learning Virtual School, we challenge students to become independent learners. Our courses encourage students to develop critical thinking skills. Course activities include real-world examples and application. Even though students are working on their own, they are not alone. We support students with experienced teachers who provide formative feedback and online tutors who offer real-time help. The function of education, therefore, is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically…We must remember that intelligence is not enough. Intelligence plus character–that is the goal of true education. – Martin Luther King, Jr. Read the full article here: The Purpose of Education Read about the life of Martin Luther King Jr.