There are many reasons school doesn't prepare you for life out there in the real world. Check out this website that gives just a few reasons why:
Are Public Schools Causing an Epidemic of Mental Illness?
by: Michael Strong
Around the world we are gradually winning public health battle after public health battle. The CDC list of “Ten Great Public Health Achievements, 2001–2010” includes significant improvements globally…
I was reminded of this article I wrote last year after reading the recent NYT article on how stressed high school students are today,
Schooling Was for the Industrial Era, Unschooling Is for the Future | Kerry McDonald
by: Kerry McDonald
The trouble is that we have left the Industrial Era for the Imagination Age, but our mass education system remains fully entrenched in factory-style schooling. By many accounts, mass schooling has become even more restrictive than it was a century ago, consuming more of childhood and adolescence than at any time in our history.