Education is more than just keeping a child in school. It’s setting educational standards and goals, then achieving those goals to compete in our global economy. When registering as a freshman, the year starts each year with a clean slate. This demonstrates once again, there is a misplaced importance on sports versus academics in our schools. The problems between an academic school Grade Point Average (GPA) should count as a higher priority in a curriculum based school. It simply provided an indication of potential problems with the student’s past academic performance, so that timely intervention could take precedence over sports before it was too late.
Question: I have been trying to turn around and start doing things right financially. But sometimes I get pretty discouraged when see how well off some of my peers are. How can I know if I’m doing well enough?
Answer: Author Dan Sullivan points out that the horizon is the place where the land ends and the sky begins.
The horizon is real, but only in the mind. It is only a mental picture that cannot actually be physically reached.
In the same way, each of us creates certain “ideals” that help us focus on the future.