How Education Professionals Have Failed the Education System
December 08, 2022
In this op-ed, Elizabeth Grace Matthew reveals how changes in English education have resulted in fewer educated students rather than more. Her solution? Go back to the standards that were working for the generations before us! Specifically, she points out how woke education has actually perpetuated a race gap, not decreased it.
Educational experts have come up with a lot of sophisticated-sounding reasons for what amounts to dumbing education down. Rote learning, memorization and homework are all out of vogue. Supposedly, these ancient instructional tools perpetuate classism and racism. It turns out, however, that the achievement gap between students of different classes and races increases, not decreases, as educational standards decline.