This List Goes On...
You don't have to take my word that there are lots of great things going on in public education in America. Here's a list of ten things from the American School Board Journal.
10. A tradition of universal education
9. Beginning reading
7. English Language Learners
6. ESEA and IDEA: Monumental laws
5. High-level high school courses
4. High-quality prekindergarten
3. High school graduation rates
1. Community support
And if that's not enough, here is a second list of ten things that are good with public education in America.