Wednesday, January 21, 2009

The Beauty of a Public Education

I have heard much criticism of the public education system over the past few years--how a private school education is superior to a public school education-- and to that I say hrrrmph. I am not saying by any means that a public education is better. Rather, I am a firm believer that a wonderful education can be gained anywhere if the student is truly interested in learning. I, myself, attended Detroit Public Schools (Peter Vetal Elementary) for my K-8 studies before moving to Bedford just before I entered high school. I could have gone to any university based on my academic and extracurricular activities in high school (I was recruited by West Point to be in their second class with female cadets--thanks but no thanks!). I went to a MAC university where I had first rate teachers. I've done just fine with my life.

Just to challenge myself, I decided to take a little test out on blogthings. I surprised myself, actually. (and I'll admit to guessing at one or two). But here's a testament to public education...

There Are 0 Gaps in Your Knowledge

Where you have gaps in your knowledge:

No Gaps!

Where you don't have gaps in your knowledge:








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