I just read an article in the New York Times documenting a teacher resigning when a student who didn’t remotely pass a class was bumped to a ‘pass’ to meet graduation rates for the school. While I can understand why incompetent school administrators might rely on false passes to keep their jobs intact, this is a pretty scary trend. If this is even remotely typical, we’re going to lose big-time in international commerce when our coddled-but-incompetent children try to compete against countries that actually hold their kids to performance standards.

Americans should be very worried about our future.…

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