Shorter School Days Should Be Established For U.S. Students

Introduction A six-and-a-half-hour school day is business as usual for most U.S. students, running from early morning to mid-afternoon. With such a long day at hand, there is undoubtedly plenty of time for learning and focusing on subjects in a structured curriculum. However, while this may sound beneficial, there are cons to the current length […]

Standardized Testing Among U.S. Students: Is It Really Effective?

Introduction For years, standardized testing has been a preferred method among our education system to measure and compare student knowledge. Whether it be for college admission purposes or the determination of a student passing their grade, standardized testing indeed plays a prominent role in a student’s school career. However, are these tests really effective? Are […]