The schools in America are terrible! At least that what an article written by Colin and Alma Powell in the USA Weekend (Feb. 28. 2010) seems to be telling us. It says nearly 1 in 3 students in the United States fails to get a high school diploma. How can the U.S. be one of the wealthiest countries and have such a poor education system? How do you rate the schools in your area? Link to article: http://www.usaweekend.com
Asked by Michellesays at 12:14 PM on Mar. 2, 2010 inLevel 4 (28 Credits)
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Answer by baconbits at 12:18 PM on Mar. 2, 2010
I don't think they are doing good. My son got passed by his teacher last year with grades that had to be fake. She let the class just run around and scream all day and got maybe 1 worksheet done a day. How can a kid be ready to go to the next grade with that? His teacher this year has been great and he is almost caught up to where he should be. My stepsister couldn't read in the 7th grade because they kept passing her along. At 24 she can still barely read. They aren't allowed to hold a kid back more than twice in elementary school. If a kid isn't doing good they should be held back until they can do it even if it takes more than being held back twice.
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