Is there an educational crisis? Well, the shape of that crisis depends on your nationality. If you happen to be in the United States or the United Kingdom, the answer is a resounding yes. Despite blushing government officials touting better than ever results – all while casually ignoring that the tests have been dumbed down – the fact remains that large swaths of the next generation simply cannot read, write or do math to any reasonable standard.
So what are we missing? Surely there is some way to achieve a happy medium? Well, in fact, there is. And perhaps not surprisingly, it is a method that has been around for thousands of years and is largely ignored today.
All this and more on The Rabbit Hole: Politics and Prose, a LibertyNation.com production.