Post #3: America’s Perception of the US’s K-12 Public Education System

Hey everyone, So here’s my third post about how my project is going so far this summer. There’s not too much interesting new information to share with anyone.  The first half of the summer I focused on researching my topic and gathering data and statistics about opinions and countries. Now I’m moving on to actually […]

Blog Post 1: Franchise Quarterbacks

I recommend reading my abstract, which provides background information on the topic and project, before this blog post. http://upperclassmonroe.blogs.wm.edu/2015/03/20/abstract-what-is-a-quarterback-worth/ A note on naming conventions: When referring to a season, or a team from a particular season, the official NFL convention is to refer to it as the year that the regular season took place. This […]

Post #2: America’s Perception of the US’s K-12 Public Education System

This is the my second post on my project Examining the American Public’s Perception of the United States’ Education System as Failing. Since my last post, I looked more into international testing of students, cultural differences in how much emphasis is placed on education in different countries, and the merits of different educational systems, among other […]