Home > Pajamas Media > Pajamas Media

Pajamas Media

From Frank J. writing for PJM.

There are a lot of problems with teachers’ unions, whose goals are to make sure we get the least amount of education for the most amount of money, but the problems don’t start with them. Just look at the whole system we set up. We have 7.2 million teachers in this country and about 76 million students. Children are taught for 13 years in grade school, and many people want everyone to get at least 4 years of college on top of that. And what exactly do we get out of all this? If someone told me I was going to spend the next 17 years just studying, I’d expect at the end of it all to be Batman — a master of all sciences, languages, and martial arts. We’re lucky if our kids come out of this able to read and with at least one marketable skill.

Read more here.

Advertisements
Categories: Pajamas Media
  1. 2011/03/14 at 19:18

    Thought you would appreciate this Nate…

    So, a public employee walks into a bar and sits down dejectedly.

    “Why the long face, fella?”, asks the bartender.

    “Governor Walker is forcing me to make modest contributions to my own pension,” replies the forlorn public employee.

    “What’s a pension?”, asks the bartender.. 🙂

  2. 2011/03/14 at 19:22

    Haha!

  1. No trackbacks yet.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: