Kunstler Slams American Schooling’s “Epic Failure” Under Federal “Policy Experts”

Want create site? Find Free WordPress Themes and plugins.

Share on Facebook

Tweet on Twitter

zerohedge.com / by Howard Kunstler via Kunstler.com / Feb 10, 2017 12:35 PM

By her public utterances, Betsy DeVos seemed spectacularly unqualified to lead the bureaucratic enterprise called the US Department of Education. But you really have to wonder: could she do any worse than the exalted mandarins of educational bureaucracy who preceded her?

There is so much not right with public education these days that it could be the poster child for institutional collapse in America. Certainly in terms of the money spent per student, it illustrates perfectly Joseph Tainter’s classic collapse dynamic of over-investments in complexity with diminishing returns. Young adults are floundering in high school, or “graduating” as functional illiterates despite the vaunted widespread application of computer “technology.” They can do Instagram on a cell phone, but they can’t read an application for a driver’s license. And the mania for “diversity and multiculture” has left kids without the armature of an American common culture to successfully mold a life onto.

That common culture, by the way, is exactly what allowed waves of immigrants from the early 19th century until the Second World War to find a place and thrive in an

Read more ... source: The Bitcoin Channel

SHARE

Facebook

Twitter

Previous articleA Bitcoin Hard Fork? The Science of Contentious Code is Advancing

Let's block ads! (Why?)

Powered by Bitcoin Central

Did you find apk for android? You can find new Free Android Games and apps.