Reasons Why the Modern School System Sucks

The modern school system formed today is pure garbage. Here's ten reasons why it is garbage in general. If I missed a reason feel free to add it.

The Top Ten

1 It's not helpful at all

There is a school in england called Summer Hill and u can do whatever u want like if u want to just sit around gaming all day, u can! - SuperMiloX

"The mitochondria is the powerhouse of the cell." No one cares. - DumbWays2DieFan

It's pretty useless and pathetic to be honest.

My school eats my time and my brain

2 All of the tests that are required get ridiculous and stress out the teachers just as much as the students

We literally spend the first 9 months of school studying for them and not actually learning, and then we test for a few weeks, and then we review the tests and start studying for the next year's tests in the final months of school. - SirSheep

Yes. Just about dumb stuff. Would be better if it was about paying taxes or something useful. - DumbWays2DieFan

Mainly with Istep or NWEA.

3 It makes students not want to learn

I wanted to learn until the end of elementary school. Then I went into a school with a non-existent administration and some horrible teachers. - SirSheep

I want to learn only useful things. I can also Google up the life cycle of a fly if I want to know, which I don't. - DumbWays2DieFan

Especially considering how annoying it's gotten.

4 Learning irrelevant or pointless subjects that don't matter

You don't need crap like Isotopes, Slope intercept or even Algebra for that matter.

This stuff is legit pointless for the real world.

I understand some people wanna be scientists, chemists, historians, website makers, etc. so in that case, make it optional and make it only for the kids who want to be those or who want to "learn" them. - DumbWays2DieFan

5 It destroys creativity

True art class has almost ruined one of my favorite hobbies for me - Ihateschool

Yeah. It would be boring it we were ALL barehead. - DumbWays2DieFan

It destroys creativity pretty fast.

Especially with all the pointless Dress Code BS - christangrant

6 The homework assigned is based on subjects so forgettable that students would probably forget about it in a week

Memorizing geometry formulas for distance on a graph will never help me. All I need to see on a graph is whether it's on a positive trend of not. - SirSheep

Homework should be banned it's basically slavery. - DumbWays2DieFan

And sometimes I'm up until midnight doing homework. It's why I'm not very active right now. - SirSheep

Honestly this just downright explains itself.

7 Students are learning more from the internet than from teachers

So we shouldn't have to get up early and stress over tests. We can just get out google - DumbWays2DieFan

Which is one hell of accomplishment.

8 It stresses out students more than it helps them

Yeah. My dad thinks he stresses more at work than we do at school but I doubt it. - DumbWays2DieFan

I thinkk this is quite self explantory.

9 The curriculum that teachers teach is based off of a lesson plan assigned by the government

I think it would better if it was based off what the teacher wanted to teach the students but I can't stop the government so... it probably won't change anytime soon.

Stupid government - DumbWays2DieFan

10 It feels like the same thing happens every day

I swear when I go to School the days are always feel like the same day as before and yes this includes days with tests. - christangrant

My school never changes the math subjects anymore. Always graphing and I swear it's more scientific than math sometimes.

The Contenders

11 It's too strict

Sometimes, but not always - SuperMiloX

Very very super true

12 It's all about what the government wants students to learn rather then what the students want to learn

Which I'll add isn't great at all.

I don't wanna learn geography, history, etc. I wanna learn how to pay taxes, how to get insurance, etc. instead of your uselessness. - DumbWays2DieFan

I don't think you'll be able to afford insurance when you are working at McDonalds - bstrz04

13 You get in trouble for no reason
14 Too many pointless assessments via Istep or NWEA

Not to mention these assessments aren't helpful.

Just asking you "what does this Latin word mean? " or something. - DumbWays2DieFan

15 They think people will learn by listening to someone talk for 20 minutes

We can google up 99% of the stuff they teach us. I'll only do it for the useful things though. - DumbWays2DieFan

This is why I hate school. - 445956

Trust me it's worst at my school... the classes drag on for 70 minutes or in otherwords a hour and 10 minutes.

16 It feels like prison

Only difference is that prison gives you free food and in school, you pay for that gross crap. - DumbWays2DieFan

17 They try to make students lose their personalities and all be the same
18 Immature teachers that give terrible punishment
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