A follow-up to the previous post

Are Government Schools doing their jobs?  o-high-school-buildingOne can examine the academic results fairly easily but what about teaching and reinforcing so called soft-skills? Reading the piece below and the previous post, I think not.

Is is time to examine our government schools’ approach to instilling basic 21st century economic survival skills within each of their students.

Another report showing the poor material our armed forces have to deal with. I wonder if these recruits were taught discipline and self-control in primary and high school would we have these same problems? (come to school, don’t be late, do your work, turn it in on time, read a book, etc..)

Army May Extend Basic Training, Introduce New Fitness Regime

The new program of instruction is the result of surveys taken from thousands of leaders who have observed a trend of new soldiers fresh out of training displaying a lack of obedience and poor work ethic, as well as being careless with equipment, uniforms and appearance, according to Army Training and Doctrine Command officials.

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Everybody lies

As Doctor Greg House says.

It seems our military is not exempt to House’s axiom.