Don’t get me wrong I hated school and enjoyed the summer like any other kid out there. I am also semi-retarded, partially because I didn’t try hard and I wasn’t pushed in high school by either my parents or the teachers. It was only until I had a life changing event that I realized that schooling is way more important than I originally thought.
Nine years ago I was stabbed a bunch of times. As fantastic as it seems in the movie I assure you it can alter your mood quite quickly about the way you are living. I soon realized that my life was in an uneducated downward spiral and if I was ever going to make any sort of decent wage I would have to go to college.
In a debate with another educated human about children’s education, it was determined that he hates the idea of year round schooling and I don’t. As he has the right to his own opinion I listened. I do agree with him that parents are probably the main reason that kids are dumb, but it’s not always the parent.
Just like you and I get caught up in going through the motions especially the ones that really don’t want to be there, so do teachers. Usually the one’s that only teach so they can have summers off. This isn’t true for all of them but when I went to college most of the education majors that I talked to didn’t want to teach to actually teach. They wanted a pension and nearly 90 days off in a row. Apparently they were all still farmers and need our children in the summer to tend to their farm.
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