How Did It Happen? - - - (Go to Master Contents)
Problem Statements and Causes.

Introduction - - - School Failures

How did it happen? There is no single failure mechanism. They did not occur all at once. Failures accumulated slowly over the decades.

Students Lack Motivation

Often the easiest problem to fix.

Students Lack Algorithms

They do not have the recipes in their heads on how to do the things that a good student does.

Students Have a Learning Disability

There is some very good help available.

Teachers are Not Prepared for the Modern Student

No, I'm not putting teachers down. Go read the essay!

Inadequate Parental Support

(This is not parent bashing!) They didn't know how to help their children or school.