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Educational Rot

Paul423 Wrote: Mar 13, 2013 4:16 PM
I'll go 1 better than Dr. Williams who said: "With but a few exceptions, schools of education represent the academic slums of most any college. American education could benefit from slum removal, eliminating schools of education." I say we eliminate public education and the whole country will benefit from it.
Dollysboy Wrote: Mar 13, 2013 6:29 PM
Darn right. Let's have Islamic and Mormon and Catholic and Baptist schools. Better yet, let's eliminate education all together and those dang progressives won't be able to teach their lies to our children.
Ben Linus Wrote: Mar 13, 2013 4:31 PM
Agreed, but he meant the Education Departments in most (if not all) universities and colleges.

Normally the top GPA's were from Education Dept, because the course load was so easy a caveman could do it. They were shamed my graduation year when the only 4.0 GPA was an honors Math major (not me). A whole slew of Education majors couldn't get a 4.0, sad. Just sad.
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...