I have seen first hand that the educational system is designed to fail. Advanced Placement math and chemistry classes at my daughter’s school had teachers that did all kinds of random stuff that would get a college professor taken off of teaching when he got bad student evaluations. High school teachers have tenure and are allowed to do a bad job, year after year. Their “customers” (the property taxpayers) are a captive market. My daughter’s math teacher was forcing the kids to learn AP Calc BC and not preparing them for the AB test like he should have been, and didn’t stay after school because he was coaching sports at another school, and when my daughter asked for help he’d say, “Just figure it out yourself.” The chemistry class was even worse — the teacher didn’t teach it consistenly at all. After a year, my kid had not even learned how to balance equations or figure out mole calculations or empirical versus molecular formulas. We taught her a bunch of stuff in the last two weeks before her exam. Just absolute monstrous incompetence and personal nastiness. Public school teachers need to be able to be fired. and there needs to be student evaluations. The school sent me an evaluation, and I ripped ’em a new one, but I don’t know that it will matter. I tried complaining to the principal, et cetera. They stick together tight with their teacher’s union — they protect the incompetence. it’s just a Paychex Liberal Keynesianism.
(NaturalNews) More and more people are wondering today why systems of American government and corporate enterprise don’t seem to be working. The education system fails to educate, the health care system fails to create good health, and the border patrol isn’t even allowed to protect the border. Why are these systems failing the American people over and over again?
The answer — which may surprise you — is that many systems are designed to fail from the very start.
The article lists 10 systems designed to fail, but let’s excerpt one of my favorites, education:
The very last thing a dictatorial society wants is a well-educated population that might achieve a high enough grasp on mathematics, history and sociology to recognize all the scams taking place around them.
If the U.S. education system taught children mathematics, no one would buy…
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