Treasure Island

RoseAnn V. Shawiak

(October 6,1950 / New Jersey)

Government Learning


Standing atop higher levels of learning, those with degrees pass out final verdicts.
Who is to pass.
Who is too slow.
Making up their minds as they go.
Constantly changing the criteria to keep most students in the lowest percentages - enabling them to receive more federal education money.
Where are the ethics, the morals in our educational systems?
Hidden away in government money - handed out too freely.

Submitted: Thursday, August 22, 2013
Edited: Friday, August 23, 2013

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