And that is a contributing factor Wallace. I have friends who teach or did until they retired. What those people have to put up with today would have never been thought of in my day.
I know schools and teachers aren't perfect. I'm not saying they are. I just know that those teachers know a hell of a lot more about education than we do.
I received a great education here in GC. I went on to obtain two degrees including a masters I got a great introduction to education in my hometown and that's why I defend it. Both of my kids have done very well in school. It works for the people who want it to work.