education and educational system Related Tags: Character Education,After-School Learning,All Grades,All Subjects More Related Discussions Ishtiaq ahmed Posted 08/03/2014 9:14AM | Last Commented 08/03/2014 2:58PM 1 1 Views what is education and what we are thinkig,and which problems are in our educational system,role of youth in progress of nation Sign in to vote! Sign in to Flag as Spam Share 1 Share Comments (1)Sign in or register to postSubscribe to comments via RSS Newest Related Discussions Posted 8/3/2014 2:58pm Laura ThomasDirector, Antioch University New England Center for School Renewal Facilitator Wow, those are some big questions! I think the purpose of education is to create a citizenry capably of understanding, guiding, and participating in the issues of the day from a critical perspective. In our system? I think the biggest issue is a lack of control by those closest to the students as well as deeply embedded, systemic bias against students who live in poverty, students of color, and students who's families look different from the dominant culture. What do you think? Sign in to vote! blog How to Bring Listening Circles to Your ClassLast comment 4 hours 32 min ago in Social and Emotional Learning blog Teaching Is Giving: One Teacher's Gift ListLast comment 1 week 18 hours ago in Teacher Development blog Cultivating Practical Optimism: A Key to Getting the Best from Your BrainLast comment 2 days 1 hour ago in Brain-Based Learning Discussion Thankful for Thanksgiving: A Humble Top 10Last comment 6 days 20 hours ago in Character Education Discussion HuskyLast comment 1 week 6 hours ago in Bullying Prevention Sign in and Join the Discussion! Not a member? Register to join the discussion. Sign in using social networks Or sign in here: Email address * Password * Forgot your password?