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  october
Aug 17, 2011
 

No Child Left Behind Has Dumbed Down Our Standards

 
The no child left behind has led to a dumbing-down of standards, led to a narrowing of the curriculum to our ranking today, which is 19th in the world considering education. Privatizing schools and re-introduce teaching of our Constitution is the avenue we must take.

 

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  pundit  

Fri, Feb 21, 2014 at 9:14:18 AM  

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  october   This is a great question and i have absolutely no idea if there is one answer or multiple answers. parents are busier and lazier, schools are having their funds cut, govt is not helping with standardizing

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Thu, Aug 18, 2011 at 7:11:52 PM  

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  barry63   the constitution is important but the academics are more important. i asked an 8th grader if he new what a 90 degree angle was and he did not....please!

Thu, Aug 18, 2011 at 6:23:24 PM  

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  dadvocate   We are falling further and further behind other countries academically. This may be a combination of funding cuts, standardization of curriculi, and losing good teachers to the busines sector. I do think

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Tue, Aug 23, 2011 at 7:12:00 PM
 

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betteroutlookonlife   I agree america is falling behind in education but what is the real reason our kids are falling behind? Blame it on the goverment! YES, this country has been poisioning our youth since the 1950's by putting

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Thu, Aug 18, 2011 at 10:47:48 AM
 

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