Even though Calculus is often taught starting only at the college level, mathematicians have shown that it can be taught to kids as young as 5, suggesting that it should be taught not just to those who pursue higher education, but rather to literally everyone in society.
In 1958, Dr. David Briggs claimed that hypnotizing his students increased their academic performance by up to 15 percent.
Michael Nicholson, a man from Michigan, has one bachelor’s degree, two associate’s degrees, 22 master’s degrees, three specialist degrees and one doctoral degree, making him the most credentialed person in history.
Greenland has a university, with 14 staff and 150 students. It is so small because the Government pays for students to have a free university education anywhere in Europe or North America.
ETS, a “non-profit” organisation, has a monopoly over graduate testing, pays its CEO more than a million dollars a year, has 36 Senior VPs or VPs earning $400,000+ a year, made $7,000,000 in profits in 2009, and maintains a 360 acre campus with swimming pools, heliports and hotels.
Quality of US teachers was so poor in 2001 that the average teacher only scored better than 42% of students. By 2008, it was only up to 50%. This was done by requiring qualifications such as actually having degrees in whatever they are teaching.
Homeless girl named Khadijah Williams went to Harvard. She attended 12 schools in 12 years; lived out of garbage bags among pimps, prostitutes and drug dealers. She was accepted to more than 20 universities before choosing Harvard.
According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2012 there were 115,000 janitors, 83,000 bartenders, 323,000 restaurant servers, and 80,000 heavy-duty truck drivers with bachelor’s degrees — a number exceeding that of uniformed personnel in the U.S. Army.
The average high school student today has the same stress level as the average psychiatric patient did in the 1950s.
Dave Thomas, the founder of Wendy’s, realized his success as a high school dropout might convince teenagers to quit school – so in 1993 he went back to school and got his GED.