Drop out rate increase, Education is not seen as important, Degrees do not guarantee jobs
Number of ADHD on the rise, Students are medicated more heavily, Our world is filled with distractions, but we require students to no the distracted
Negative effect on the arts, The arts are not seen as important, Many students cannot participate in the arts because of academics, Not fostering creativity in schools
Economics, Always changing, Unpredictable, How can we prepare for the unknown?
Cultural, Success AND continue true to cultural identity
Some students don't buy in to education
Education is trying to educate the way we always have with few changes, even though the world and what is needed have changed
different all over the world
Curriculum Narrowing, Non-core subjects get less time or cut out, Core subjects get attention, time, and resources, Teach to the test
Same education world wide leads to jobs being sent to countries with lower money demands
Curriculum will not allow for creativity among teachers to prepare students for wide range of skills., How do you predict future jobs needed to prepare for to include skills for in education curriculum?
World without borders, global economy
Help American students compete globally, don't compare state to state in US, but states to other countries
Most important resource falling behind, human capital-students performing lower on tests
State unity for standards and assessments
State overhaul on curriculum and resources