posted on Oct, 26 2009 @ 08:03 PM
Well, I think it is many factors.
1. Harder classes all together. Kids are learning biology in the 8th grade now. We might look back and think oh boy, easy, but at the time, no one
Did I mention kids are being set up to take Calculus senior year? Or maybe the fact that (at my school at least) 4 more credits
(which equates into 4 more year courses) will be needed to graduate? This eliminates any chance at early graduation which cuts your senior year in
half, and eliminates any chances at those lovely study halls to do your homework in.
2. This is a generation of spoiled kids. It could be from T.V, the generation gaps incorporating past events, whatever. There is a thread around
here somewhere that says the youth is at its highest unemployment rate. Well, that doesn't go good with teaching them kids a lesson, now does
3. What you said about the colleges teachers are attending.
What does this all mean? It means there is less balance in the system. More ups and downs. We are producing some of the brightest minds ever, while
at the same time producing very dumb little brats at record rates.
The world is here for everybody to grab at. The only problem is that some are not given enough motivation to even know where to start at...