A Complicated Challenge
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The field of education in the United states has been the basis of controversy for many years. Recently, reports such as "A Nation at Risk," "The Carnegie Foundation Report," and books such as The Closing of the American Mind, bu Alan Bloom have caused educators and society to reevaluate education and determine precisely what is expected from the American education system. Many problems were identified and many fingers pointed as to who was to blame and of course, solutions were also given. However, after spending 11 weeks observing and student teaching at Brighton High School, the solutions are not as simple as these reports indicate--the main reason for this being society itself.