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Thursday, August 12, 2010

Raise the bar MUTHER FLOWER!

Here's the problem with the U.S. school system.


Number 1. Summer vacations are too long.
Number 2. Math and science scores are too low.
Number 3. College $costs are high. If it's not free for everyone -- it's too expensive. The U.S. government knows that more educated workers are needed, that's why the H-1B visa was created.

The reason the U.S. government has not subsidized college education is twofold.
Number 1. If you keep the masses uneducated and unemployable they will turn to the military for employment.
Number 2. If we fill jobs openings with the smartest people from other countries, the other country looses the benefit of their educated workforce and the U.S. gains it.

Students continue to drop out of high school and not go to college.

Why?
Number 1. Minimum wage is enough (if you you don't have debt, don't want to buy a house, and don't mind living with roomates).
Since most people want a house, a car and all sorts of luxuries, why do so many drop out of high school and not go to college?
Answer: They are distracted from their goals by the magnate of Entertainment.

What is the U.S. good at?
Entertainment creation, Entertainment marketing, Entertainment delivery.
We're so good with entertainment, the magnate is nearly impossible for children to resist.
Number 1: Kids have cell phones with text messaging and data plans.
Number 2: Kids come home to a house wired with YouTube, TiVo, Satellite TV, and Cable TV.
Number 3: Kids have iTunes, iPods, iPads, iMacs, Mini Macs, Blackberrys, Blueberries, and Halle Berries.
If you were a kid today would you want to complete tedious homework or listen to music, watch videos, chat with friends, read tweets, check Facebook, Myspace and DipDive?

What u sayin?
Kids need new instructions for today. They need a class called "How to do your homework when you really don't want to."
We also need to add classes for ethics, critical thinking, global economics and cultural awareness.

Why do you say that?
Our current Progress is too slooow. We need our kids to get with the program and fix the problems that we have made.

What do you think is wrong with the US education system? Comment or post a video reply below.