Failing Schools Tell Us Much More About Ourselves
Children from the city of Detroit in the state of Michigan in the US are among the lowest scorers in the country's National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP).
|Above copied from Detroit News|
|Above copied from NPR|
Children in the Philippines, similar to the young ones of Detroit, are also performing miserably in national exams.
|Above copied from UNESCO|
|Above copied from Romee Nicker A. Capate and Minie Rose C. Lapinid,|
Assessing the Mathematics Performance of Grade 8 Studentsas Basis for Enhancing Instruction andAligning with K to 12 Curriculum
|Above copied from the Philippine Star|
"The shockingly low standardized test scores and graduation rates in the majority of the Detroit public schools are a sign of dysfunction across institutions meant to support children." These institutions are the homes, communities, schools, church and government. It is not the curriculum....