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Educational Rot

Ben Linus Wrote: Mar 13, 2013 4:33 PM
Studies show students do better sitting at home watching TV and learning on their own, than attending public school.
Dollysboy Wrote: Mar 13, 2013 6:33 PM
Ooops. You forgot to mention where we could find these studies so we can read them. Are they perhaps tucked away in your imagination? Do share.
American education is in a sorry state of affairs, and there's enough blame for all participants to have their fair share. They include students who are hostile and alien to the education process, uninterested parents, teachers and administrators who either are incompetent or have been beaten down by the system, and politicians who've become handmaidens for teachers unions. There's another education issue that's neither flattering nor comfortable to confront and talk about. That's the low academic preparation of many teachers. That's an issue that must be confronted and dealt with if we're to improve the quality of education. Let's look at...