A Failed Education System
The education system has being failing students as time passes. In high schools, teachers fail to make students feel passionate about education. Every morning, it is the same thing, forty minutes here or an hour there just to sit in a classroom and learn virtually nothing because students do not find the lectures interesting. Therefore, students do not learn and like Michael Moore’s article produces an “Idiot Nation.” Every year, the U.S government spends money to give out tests to rank the students academic level. Since most students do not do well in those tests, the government has set some standardized tests that students must pass in order to graduate. Now, what the hell are these tests for. It in not going to make us any smarter by passing it, and yet the government is spending millions of dollars for this test. People learn best when they passionately want to discover a subject. It does not matter if it is advanced physics or physical education, when a student is interested they will learn.
Everyday students are forced into classes with teachers who do not fit their learning styles or abilities. If schools would take time to evaluate every student’s learning style, disability, or strength and place students into the appropriate classes, students would be more willing to learn.
The education system in America is dying because it is surrounded by politics and public funds. Nothing seems to work because education is purely surrounded by politics, money, test scores, grades, and scheduling times. We are consumed by the institutional issues and not by the needs of every child in America. Too much of what is taught in school is irrelevant to life. Whatever happened to interactive learning? Being involved, experiencing science, math, history, English, music, foreign languages and any other trades or skills we are interested in. Education in its early stages was to teach school children crafts, skill...