By Tim L. Adsit
Attaining luck for children is a clarion name to motion that explains why we have to retailer America's young children and go back our state and our colleges to the middle values, ideals, and ideas upon which our state was once based. during this publication, Tim L. Adsit offers a daring, visionary blueprint for switch and luck achieve and exceeding overseas criteria in American colleges in the subsequent to 4 years, restoring the United States and its academic method to their rightful position of prominence and management on this planet.
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Unlike most education research and many reports, Achieving Success for America’s Kids was addressed to the American people and appeals to them to take action. It provides accurate and actionable information about a strategic plan that works and that will help all public or private American schools reach or exceed international standards in two to four years, and it does so in a form that is accessible to all education system stakeholders. The book contains and links the reader to some of the best research about what works when it comes to educating kids.
Arguing against that reason is like arguing against mother, apple pie, and the flag! In the interim, until this plan for saving America’s kids is fully implemented, our educational system must begin now to place greater emphasis on critical thinking, problem-solving, decision-making, the dynamics of human relations, building our students’ self-image and self-esteem, and other important independent skills as outlined in the SCANS Report included in chapter 13 of this book. If we continue measuring academic achievement, by standardized testing, let us, at least, insist that subjects addressed in testing include: (1) independent applications found in the SCANS report, What Work Requires of Schools; and (2) technical reading and writing and the ability to manipulate information systems.
Don’t kill the dream, execute it” (paraphrased from Robert H. ). Keep separate church and state, but return America’s schools to a nation under God as our founding fathers intended. Say prayers in our schools again. Place “In God We Trust” over entrances to our public school buildings. Salute the flag every day. Recite the Pledge of Allegiance together as a class or school while standing. Allow prayer rallies and gatherings around the outside flag poles in front of American schools. Invite pastors to graduation and baccalaureate services and encourage them to give prayers to start or American schools.