My kids have the same teachers as yours My kids get backing at home. Education is stressed.
Your kids? Who knows? I bet they know all the brands of beer sold at the local tavern which in itself is learning. Yet they fail in the same system as kids who excel. Explain it.
Answer the question. The answer is simple so I'll help you. Intelligence is comprised of genetics, environment and the willingness and ability to grasp techniques. Some kids simply can't keep up and thank God we don't just pander to those kids while ignoring those who will go on to do great things.
And Wally, we've always judged schools by individual performance as opposed to standardized testing.