It is teaching rote learning, which is not learning at all, but repetition.
It is teaching children the wrong thing. It is teaching them that test results are more important than learning the material.
It is... more »
I could find no ideas abut student loans.
Due to the recession, I believe these are being abused by those who just want to get some money to get by , but have not the ability nor the time nor the plans to using the education they may TRY to get under these programs
Schools need to incorporate multiple breaks for the children throughout the school day. Learning does not occur only at the student desk. Our elementary school recently shortened... more »
Access to books is the most important factor in improving literacy. This means well-funded, well-stocked school libraries with qualified librarians.
1) Get domain experts to share their love of a subject with the kids.
2) Bring back chemistry the way it was taught.
3) Music.. let people play.. make noise and fall in love with it.
4) Make education... more »
Current textbooks are expensive, and not really great. Creating free textbooks that schools could modify for their own purposes would raise the bar.