This video has been viewed by over half a million people. It's a 'student on the street' interview with high school students being asked very basic questions about American history and world geography. Is this the result of a generation of improvement in education? From Outcome Based Education to No Child Left Behind to Race to the Top to Common Core---and they can't answer when asked which countries border the United States. Is this typical? I don't know, but it should never have happened in a US school.
And the winner is...
Winners and losers. Guess which one we'll be? Need a hint? 1984. Two wars still going on after over 10 years...