By Tim L. Adsit
Attaining good fortune for children is a clarion name to motion that explains why we have to store America's young ones and go back our state and our faculties to the center values, ideals, and ideas upon which our country was once based. during this publication, Tim L. Adsit provides a daring, visionary blueprint for switch and luck in attaining and exceeding overseas criteria in American colleges in the subsequent to 4 years, restoring the US and its academic process to their rightful position of prominence and management on the earth.
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If you work for a man, ride for his brand. ” —Texas Bix Bender, Don’t Squat With Yer Spurs On! ” And that is what this book, this clarion call to action, is mainly about: explaining why we need to save America’s children and return our nation and our schools to the core values, beliefs, and principles upon which our nation was founded. The book briefly examines and refers the reader to the founding fathers’ beliefs on leadership; looks at what works in education; provides a research synthesis; provides pathways to excellence and making schools more effective; demonstrates how to manage education for results; describes how to cut costs and generate revenues in education not solely dependent on taxes; describes why and how small schools, education, and the importance of community are demonstrating pathways to improvement and a sustainable future not only for small schools but for all schools; and presents a bold, visionary blueprint for change and success in achieving and exceeding international, world-class standards in American schools within the next two to four years, restoring America and its educational system to their rightful place of prominence and leadership in the world in all subject and skill areas as identified in the SCANS Report found in chapter 13.
5. The curriculum in American schools consists of courses designed to be independent of each other, while research suggests that adult life is primarily an interdependent exercise. 6. Our children rank highest in the industrialized world in television viewing and lowest in time spent reading. In 2011, American students currently rank fourteenth in the world in reading achievement; seventeenth in science achievement, and twenty-fifth in math achievement. ) There is simply no excuse for American students to rank that low in relation to other major industrialized, information-age countries.
3. The United States ranks tenth in the world compared to other industrial nations in pupil expenditure, kindergarten through grade 12, as compared to per capita GNP. In 2011, the United States spends an average of $10,000 per pupil and in New York, for example, they spend $14,000 average cost per pupil. 4. American parents universally agree that our current system of education is in desperate need of change and repair in America, yet only a small percentage believe their child’s school is in need of assistance.