Lynch, M. (2018, January 26). 10 (More) Reasons Why the U.S. Education System Is Failing.

A couple of years ago, I wrote a post for my Education Futures opinion blog on, entitled “10 Reasons the U.S. Education System Is Failing.” I listed 10 problems and issues that prevent the U.S. education system from living up to its potential. Even years later, my list—which addressed economic shortfalls, gender and racial disparities, parent engagement, and more—still periodically shows up as one of’s top-read blog posts of the day.

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