B.C. by Mastroianni and Hart


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  1. Bruno Zeigerts

    Bruno Zeigerts said, about 3 years ago

    Could this be education in the future?
    (as opposed to the un-education practised today.)

  2. mdcdjg2008

    mdcdjg2008 said, about 3 years ago

    My neices teacher emails the homework to the parents now. I was really confused when I asked if they had homework and they said “we don’t know”.

  3. attyush

    attyush said, about 3 years ago

    And I thought Instagram was this really fast drug dealer (cue – last week’s strip)

  4. theorgandude

    theorgandude said, about 3 years ago

    After suffering through my education years with many teachers who had very poor writing skills with chalk, this would come as a blessing in disguise for many students.

  5. d_johns13

    d_johns13 GoComics PRO Member said, about 3 years ago

    Blame school administration for poor student outcomes!!!! Why; because 2/3 of math and science teachers are NOT qualified to teach those subjects; but a teacher is a teacher is a teacher…. NOT! Also because of the terrible entry-level salaries; 80 – 90% of the new teachers come from the BOTTOM 1/3 of their graduating class! Pathetic…. absolutely pathetic…. And we wonder why: Hey squirrel…. oohh…. oooohhhh; shiny metal…. The 20 second attention-span…..

  6. Kerovan

    Kerovan said, about 3 years ago

    I wish there was a knob on the TV to turn up the intelligence. There’s a knob called “brightness”, but it doesn’t work. – Gallagher

  7. davidh48

    davidh48 said, about 3 years ago

    Check out the banner at the top of the strip. Now there’s a pic I’d buy!

  8. cdward

    cdward said, about 3 years ago

    @Bruno Zeigerts

    Be careful, in some states like Massachusets the scores are going upnacross the board. Mass is #6 in the world in most test areas.

  9. cdward

    cdward said, about 3 years ago


    And why do we have such poor salaries and such poor morale? Because every year people vote on those salaries, as if they were a luxury. We don’t vote on cop salaries. Schools are run buy school boards which generally have people on them who know about education or running a school district. Then states throw ever-changing regulations at the schools at a dizzying pace – all of which cost more money – while cutting school funding. In a society that holds education in such low esteem ( while praising athletes and socialites who make millions), what can you expect?

  10. Vegas Viper

    Vegas Viper said, about 3 years ago


    But we have the biggest test area… It’s called AREA 51.

  11. route66paul

    route66paul said, about 3 years ago


    “Schools are run buy school boards”? What do you teach? You sure weren’t an English major.

  12. janinabarnes

    janinabarnes said, about 3 years ago

    Volunteer in a classroom for a day and you will find out what teachers do. I never spend a day volunteering without being impressed by our teachers, no matter which grade level I volunteer at. BTW, I am not a teacher. I am simply an involved parent.

  13. janinabarnes

    janinabarnes said, about 3 years ago

    The only indoctrination I have noticed coming home from my kids’ school is pretty limited. It goes like this: protecting the environment is good, bullying is bad, stay safe on the internet, it is important to stay away from drugs, be nice, racism and sexism are bad, and the US is good. Oh, and recite the Pledge of Allegiance every day. If I as a parent happened to take issue with any of those ideas, I could easily counter them.

  14. dflak

    dflak said, about 3 years ago

    I agree with this. As an analyst, I crunch numbers looking for correlations. Even when adjusted for inflation, we are spending more on education now than we did back in the 1950’s. Yet most metrics of performance are declining.

    So if spending more money leads to degraded performane, then maybe the solution is to spend less money on education.

    Any successful business understands the concept of diminishing returns: for every extra dollar spend, you get less and less back. With education, we are in retrograde: for every extra dollar spent you lose more and more.

  15. dflak

    dflak said, about 3 years ago

    P.S. There are a number of teachers in my family. When I see the nonsense they have to put up with, I am convinced that you couldn’t pay me enough money to do that job.

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