Every thing around us has changed and evolved. Our communication systems, our transportation, Housing, nursing, libraries, even museums have changed. Yet our education system is the same... What are you thoughts on this?Answer Question
Answer by itsmesteph11 at 12:09 PM on Nov. 8, 2010
Where I live the school system is significantly different than it was 20 or 30 years ago, so I'm assuming the differences between today and 80 years ago are even more striking.
Answer by TweenAndTwinMom at 12:50 PM on Nov. 8, 2010
I attended the same, girls private prep school that my daughter attended, only 30 years earlier. Many of the classes taught were using the exact same material, from the same instructors, as when I attended. Substitute typing and short hand for some computer and tech classes, and add a layer of AP courses (there were no AP courses in the early 70s), and our educations were very, very similar. I consider the education that we received to be very good-
Answer by Sisteract at 12:51 PM on Nov. 8, 2010
Answer by annabarred at 1:00 PM on Nov. 8, 2010
Answer by meriana at 1:29 PM on Nov. 8, 2010
Answer by autodidact at 2:00 PM on Nov. 8, 2010
Answer by jewjewbee at 2:18 PM on Nov. 8, 2010
Answer by NotPanicking at 4:21 PM on Nov. 8, 2010
What I find most appalling is that no matter how much money has been thrown at schools, that national test scores have remained virtually unchanged in the past THIRTY YEARS!!
Answer by LoriKeet at 8:55 PM on Nov. 8, 2010
Answer by tyfry7496 at 9:07 PM on Nov. 8, 2010