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Response to cilla4progress (Original post)

Sat Jun 20, 2020, 12:22 PM

10. Our schools are at the core.

Not because they are uniformly bad, but because science and history are very poorly taught even in many good schools. All too often the history and science teachers are also known as "coach". I have no idea how it's done in other countries, but here, people take years of education courses and hardly any in whatever field they will wind up teaching. Which strikes me as completely backward. You should major in history or science or math and then take whatever courses will teach you how to do things like make tests that accurately test knowledge.

Add in ignorant religious people who insist that science essentially not be taught. No evolution!

What's astonishing is that at higher levels we have many of the best scientists in the world.

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