Michael Moore's article, "Idiot Nation" complies with Mike Rose's article, "I just want to be Average."...

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Michael Moore's article, "Idiot Nation" complies with Mike Rose's article, "I just want to be Average."; since both articles, state that the education or intelligence level of scholar in America, are very low. This decreasing level of intelligence, in scholars; is caused by the incompetence, the instructors comprehend; according to Rose, and Moore.

One instance of the instructor lacking the proper training; is shown when Rose, states; "Sophomore English was taught by Mr. Mitropetros...He had little training in English..." this proved that the English teacher was incompetent with, English the subject he taught. Also Rose later on states, "so his lesson plan...had us reading the district's required text, Julius Caesar, aloud for the semester." and "We'd finish the play way before the twenty weeks was up, so he'd have us switch parts again and again..."; this meant that the instructor was so incompetent that, the instructor would have his pupils; read the required text, Julius Caesar over and over, until the semester ended.

Michael Moore, also supports this fact, when he states "By the time the new term begins in New York City, seventy thousand veteran teachers will have retired -- and 60 percent of the new teachers hired to replace them will be uncertified." in his report Idiot Nation. This means that about 60 percent of seventy thousand teachers, will be instructing with out a license; basically incompetent, like Rose's English teacher.

Another way the educational instructors are incompetent; in the way they lecture the material to the scholars. This is shown when Rose states "Once a teacher took some time with you, and you learned how to carry out these operations. Simple versions anyway. But that was a year or two or more in the pass, and these are more complex versions, and now...