(1) “Hope and Change” may be beyond Obama’s educational capabilities, according to Sid.  Sid expresses his concern with the embezzlement, lies, and spy surveillance that has slunk its way into the system.  Just how far has America fallen?  From textbooks to tests, Sid sheds some light on the dark side of education.

(2) Let’s go back to 1957, to Sputnik and the United States of Hysteria, to the struggles of the Reagan Era of education and how today is not much different than it was half a century ago- and not in a good way.  Also, why bother with learning, when you can have your grade changed without doing the work?  DJ Dave calls in while we work on pulling the wool off of our eyes.

 

(3) We continue our talk about the educational system and how the present compares to the past.  Over-complication seems to be the theme, and we are left wondering why…