Education Is So Important Than The Education System Essay

1441 Words Nov 15th, 2016 6 Pages
Curriculum in the school’s systems has been altered or changed throughout the century to provide children the knowledge that needs to be learned. Education is more important than the grades you receive but the understandings needed to live in our today’s world. Education allows us to process the information we receive on a daily basis and make conclusions and inferences based on what we already know (ROWAN, 2014). If education is so important, why are schools starting to “dumb down” education? Why has the school’s education system stopped teaching important facts and teachers are feeling that their students do not need to know what was taught back in the day? The department of Education plays an important role in the “dumbing down” of our education system. What is the cause of this damage, could it be the advancement of technology, that students are becoming lazier or is it strictly on the education system?
The “dumbing down” of the education system wasn’t something that happened over night but rather over a course of many years. With the school system spending far more money per year on a student than any other country in the world, you would think the United States ranking would be almost number one. “In 2012, the United States was 27th on the list of world rankings for school educational achievement, well below Cuba, below even Mexico and Brazil” (Truthout, 2013). What could be causing this educational drop? “According to the 2009 National Assessment of Educational…

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