Education’s Iron Curtain


John Stossel’s education documentary, ”’Stupid in America,”’ received a great deal of attention for exposing the problems in public education and advocating school choice.

One interesting segment of the program focused on how the money follows the child in Belgium. Consequently, there was footage filmed of a Belgian student speaking several languages. This particular portion piqued my interest, compelling me to investigate the importance placed on learning a second language in that country.

Researching, I learned much more about the differences between our two countries