Many believe that the education system in America is broken. Standards are being lowered, and teachers say they are being asked to teach their students curriculum at a lower level than their grade. Statistics show that America is falling behind many other developed nations in the world.
Who’s to blame? And, what’s the best way to fix the broken education system in America?
Nick Giordano, professor of political science at Suffolk County Community College in New York and a Higher Education Fellow with the Leadership Institute’s Campus Reform, Maryanne, a former middle school teacher, Dr. Ingrid Haynes, Director of the National Literacy Institute, and Dr. Phil audience members weigh in with their thoughts.

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The education debate continues on Tuesday’s episode, “Dumbing Down America.” Check local listings to see where you can watch.