Why do you think our schools are failing?
what change do you think needs to take place for them to succeed again? What is the one change you feel is the most important?
You're a priori assuming that schools are failing when on the contrary, children today have much more to learn than just a decade ago.
International schools like IB (which I go to) essentially takes away a person's freedom to do anything except study.
It's ironic because EVERY generation will bash the previous ones. I hear it all the time. Past seniors calls us dumb - we call the freshmans dumb.
I think the illusion is created by the amount of privileges to things like cell phones and ipads children are now able to get. That makes it seem like students are getting a worse education and spending more time playing. What's the past alternatives to cell phones and ipads? Nothing anymore meaningful than what we have now.
it is a mix of bad, lazy parenting and teachers who only work for the pay-cheque. though some would love to blame just the teachers, education begins at home and parents these days are more worried about carreers then about properly raising their kids.
by Bill Holland6 years ago
What would you do to fix the educational system in America?This assumes, of course, that the system needs fixing. What would you change about it? What would you terminate? Perhaps we need to look first at what is...
by KrystalD5 years ago
If you could change 3-5 things about America's public education system, what would they be and why?
by cockrelle7 years ago
What do you think is the biggest failing factor in our countries education system today?What do you think could change it?
by Bema Self6 years ago
I personally feel that to require children to go to school against their wishes or the wishes of their parents, under penalty of going to jail or losing their children, is involuntary servitude, which is prohibited by...
by Davinagirl38 years ago
I have decided to home school my daughter. We can't really afford private schools, and public schools have destroyed their curriculum with standardized tests. I am curious to see what you all think.
by rebekahELLE3 years ago
I am currently doing some research on private school education.The Waldorf schools are expensive and non-traditional, emphasizing the whole child. I have heard both pros and cons. While I like some of their...
Copyright © 2018 HubPages Inc. and respective owners.
Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners.
HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc.
HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.