Aquaponics [post]

Joshua Peal
2017 unpublished
A Whole New World in the One We Thought We Knew In America, we are seeing a lack of effectiveness with our K-12 schools. This costs the school districts and taxpayers money with very little return guaranteeing an ongoing investment into adulthood. Students finishing high school have very little if any applied learning and technical skills, and still need to accomplish at least four years of college or a trade school to be able to compete, even for a job not requiring a degree. Of those high
more » ... ol graduates, half and growing do not feel that they are prepared for college. Students also have little understanding of, or experience with, the ecology or economics of the world they are inheriting. Consequently, this impairs the ability of young adults to take the reins of, understand, predict and troubleshoot global economics, politics and the ecological externality costs of their actions. This paper acknowledges that using traditional organic gardens in schools is a time-honored tradition and is beneficial for schools, teachers, and students while still having many externality benefits.
doi:10.33015/ fatcat:yets5rhnmza2fos3ah353k3744