Decline in the Educational Standard

683 Words Feb 1st, 2018 3 Pages
One of the most controversial education issues today, is how student education standards are declining. America's education system.Which was once the world's best, now places 16th and still declines. The declining education is not something that is affecting schools but also affects the nation as a whole. Twenty-six percent of 12th graders, have fallen below basic reading level ; meaning, the affect children is being able to continue to the next grade whether they fully understand their current classes. In Endangered Minds: Why Our Children Don't Think , Jane M. Healy says : students have been made drastically more simple." the performance by students, between the 1960s and the 1990s has become even greater than most people think. Affecting the educational standard in schools is caused by students with their lack of attention in the classroom. There is more time spent on computer games, televisions and video games, while less time is spent on their studies. Making It harder for them to understand the lesson taught in the classroom. In North Carolina, 44.7 percent of students passed the tests in 2012-13 and in In Cumberland County, 40.2 percent students passed end-of-grade or Finial tests, showing that most students do not completely understand the classes at the end. In my opinion student attention in class is one of the main reasons for educational standards decline
However, teachers are also partly…
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