Some say the education system in America is failing, and students are suffering the consequences. Some teachers are being asked to teach students at a level lower than their grade, others are frustrated and leaving the profession, new laws in states like Arizona are putting teachers with non-traditional backgrounds in classrooms, and some districts are hiring student teachers who are still enrolled in college to be full-time first-year teachers.
In the Dr. Phil Digital Exclusive video above, educators discuss what’s going on in the education system today, including non-credentialed teachers teaching students, the falling literacy rate which has affected 130 million adult Americans who can’t read at grade level and struggle to complete everyday tasks because of it, and Dr. Phil has a message for parents.
This episode, “Dumbing Down America,” airs Tuesday. Watch more here.

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