In general most people would agree that the quality of education in America has declined in the last century. People look at different causes for this problem and often blame it on a lack of funding, the weakening of the family, a shift in educational ideologies, an absence of teaching talent and more.
While the problems are complex and difficult to solve, each family must find a solution for their children. As a young adult starts thinking about college the challenge is particularly important to solve because he or she will be entering a new world of influences where the family has less control.
Look through our book selection on education to better understand the challenges of education and how you can prepare you children for graduation and beyond. In particular we recommend John Zmirak’s Disorientation: How to Go to College without Losing Your Mind.