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Terrific: America Lags Behind 31 Other Countries in Mathematics

PatriotLearningCommunity Wrote: Sep 23, 2012 12:45 PM
I want the term "Learning Community" to be a positive term.
clarityseeker2 Wrote: Sep 23, 2012 1:04 PM
All narcissists "want". You are no different...
Carl469 Wrote: Sep 23, 2012 7:49 PM
There's nothing "narcisisstic" about wanting to learn. And as I survey the many comments on this article by semi-educated sadistic rednecks, it is evident that learning is in short supply on this site.

I understand that we are more than $16 Trillion in debt and unemployment has been above eight percent for 43 straight months, but education reform is a moral imperative that cannot wait:

We have a crisis in our schools. This is not a new revelation, but it needs to be stated regardless, particularly at the start of another academic year and at a time when America is struggling to compete in the very fields — math, science, technology — that are defining the global economy. Consider that U.S. high school students graduate with just a 32 percent proficiency...