K-12 student culture

I’m curious to know some of your reactions to the following prompt. If k-12 schooling improved the structure and process of how they teach and assess learning, so as to more accurately represent the purposes of k-12 schooling, would this change the student culture in k-12 schooling?

My initial response is that even if k-12 compulsory schooling improved dramatically, their is still a point at which school may be fun and serve the developmental needs of every student, but in the required nature of school, it may shape negative school attitudes in student culture.

Or in other words, how much does the compulsory nature of school shape the opinions of children and young adults in negative ways? Please don’t misinterpret this question as rhetorical in nature. I am not recommending k-12 not be compulsory.

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