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  • Vast Shadow

    Yep.. Public school systems are wacky -- I just don't know how to really appoint it. The Educational Department has been practicing means of getting students back into working inside the community... This kinda does the opposite. To the country students are important for progress, but to some public schools.... Students are just MONEY.

    Its a shame, but everytime a student goes to school that day... The school gets government money -- That is why attendance is SO important. Its not about kids learning in schools, its just about them being there for that daily dollar . BAck when I went to school, it was $75 a student. I'm sure its more now. But thats how public schools work -- For every student in class that day, that school gets a money sum for that student.

    Glad to see NBC is publicizing them... See some media isn't evil! I'm glad those journalist are appointing this. Poor public school systems are a massive problem, the more people get aware of it the better.

    I think all parents should force public schools to renovate better teaching... All they would have to do is, not take their kid to school and protest with that. I guarentee that having a vacant school, that public school system would stop everything just to work with parents.

    • Nikhil Goyal

      Agreed. We truly need a bottom-up revolution from all the stakeholders. It will be a massive institutional change. Many of these top-down government policies simply haven't worked well.

      However, I do think we aren't understanding the root of the problem. Schools are failing to create global citizens and lifelong learners. I didn't hear that even mentioned once during Education Nation. This corporate agenda cares only about profits, profits, profits. Everything else is pushed aside.

      Thanks for commenting,