What is the purpose of education in America? What constitutes a quality education? These are tough question with different answers depending on who is asked. Some might say that the point of education is to teach children the basics of reading, writing, and arithmetic along with a foundation in shared beliefs and values. However, a growing number of individuals have begun questioning and rethinking the American educational system. Today's world is much different than even thirty years ago, and this new landscape requires changes in the way we approach education.