Many Americans who have been around a few years and remember what schools were like when they were young have longed lamented the sorry state of public education in the United States. Among that large group are a fair number of us who have taught in public schools and know first-hand about the problems.
Perhaps you’ve seen the “Jay Walking” segments on The Tonight Show, as host Jay Leno wanders the streets of New York asking random people questions that every ought to be able to answer, and gets some very strange answers. On his radio show, Sean Hannity does a similar “man on the street” exercise, with the same sort of results.
A new experiment has made the news. A student at a Washington state high school student decided to question classmates for a video called “Lunch Scholars,” and learned that the Vice President of the United States is someone named “bin Laden,” and that there are 51 individual states in the US.
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