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Shawn James Jr.

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Is the generation in education getting less intelligent than the ones before them or smarter?

I often hear people say that the generation after them are not as smart as they were growing up. By people I mean the adults like my parents and grandparents. What is your input on the issues with education? Do you believe the education system is falling apart?

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  • Jun 15 2011: I don't believe that each generation is getting less intelligent, I just believe they are becoming intelligent on specific topics. For example, my generation know how to use a computer and my parents generation on the other hand are still just learning the basics.

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