America’s education system is majorly messed up. The disturbing thing is the intentionality with which it’s being destroyed, coupled with the ignorance of most parents to what’s really going on:
… American schooling was taken over, in the late 19th century, by statists enamored of the Prussian compulsion model, aiming to create a docile peasant class by crippling the American intellect — making reading seem real hard, for starters, by replacing the old system in which delighted kids learned to combine the sounds of the Roman letters, with a perverted “whole word” method better suited to decoding hieroglyphics.
If God blesses me with a family, I’ll be homeschooling my kids. I only hope it’s still legal by that time.