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Finally, a voice of intelligent reason rises out of the sea of grunts and screams as America worships sports while ignoring education. Of the dozens of topics I try to tackle on my list of the top 100 things that are wrong right now in our country, this issue has been rising higher and higher on that list. Here’s another blogger’s take on it.

Originally posted on the quiet voice:

High School Football/slapstix55/CC/flickr

High School Football/slapstix55/CC/flickr

I have attended every book club meeting at my school. I’ve never missed a National Honor Society meeting, a Math Honor Society meeting, a Social Studies Honor Society meeting, or a Latin Honor Society meeting. But when I tell people that I’ve never attended a high school football game, I am always asked the same question: what’s wrong with you?

What’s wrong with me? Let’s take a look at what’s wrong with America’s schools first.

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