1. Libertas

    Is free education a solution to the nations problems?

    How many people would take advantage of free higher education? In all honesty, how many people would get a degree in a useful field and become productive members of society? Too many people have been told to “follow their dreams” and got a degree in something they will never be able to find...
  2. Libertas

    Lack of exposure and different ideas

    One of the issues with our education system is a lack of exposure to different ideas, concepts, ideologies.. etc. schools in the United States are a straight through flow system. A student is placed in the flow, like a river, and there is little deviation. Yes we have so called "electives"...
  3. K

    Education is not the key to success

    Education or book learning had nothing to do with the success of those people that chose to take another path rather than the typical one (education). People can be successful in any field with the right skills. Book learning has a lot to do with the knowledge a person has, but not with the...
  4. Libertas

    More money does not mean better grades

    The United States spends an unreal amount of money on our education system, yet our test scores lag behind the rest of the developed nations. Let's be honest, maybe we need to go back to one room school houses that have a wood burning stove. Or maybe parents should take a more active role in...