Why We Are Where We Are

Since education is my primary occupation, I thought I’d let you in on some terrific insights I’ve been holding onto for a while. Remember that thing called the Constitution? Do you recall it has a Bill of Rights as well? Do you ever wonder what your children are learning about it?

Maybe it’s time to check on what they are receiving. Most parents don’t bother; they are confident in their school system and in the progress their children are making. You see it on bumper stickers everywhere:

Hmmm, I wonder if that’s the reason we are where we are educationally? You have to be careful about criticizing our educational system, though, whether at the elementary, secondary, or university level. You don’t want to be labeled:

This commentary has been brought to you by a university professor who sees the fruit of that system on a daily basis.