Turn away from the TV and embrace what good is around you instead of hearing about our crumbling world.
Recent events, such as Central Falls, R.I., high school firing all of its teachers and Kansas City contemplating closing down half of its schools, have highlighted some of the failings of the current public school system. The problems in schools may not just stem from sub-par teachers, but may also be the result irresponsible parenting.
Since there has been nothing done to fix the health care crisis in America, does that mean it's not a big issue anymore? Only taking action now can prevent the ills of a society without health care.
In today's fast-paced and tech-crazy society, many people have reached high stress levels brought on by several aspects of modern living. This stress has led many people to lose the individualist attitude held by those who founded America and become more vulnerable to 'scared out of their wits' political tactics.
With households less reliant on the nuclear family it seems that America's youth is turning to drugs. But the family structure shouldn't shoulder all the blame.
Childhood fights we encounter on the playground are much like the games Congress plays.
Each year it seems that people question whether Black History Month needs to be taught in schools. Now more than ever, the answer is yes.
Too many well-intentioned parents aren't giving young people what they need today more than ever — a strong foundation.
As people attempt to publicize their privates lives, don't expect the government to clean up reality television or any other sort of media. It's up to parents and individuals to be positive role models for children.
Fans of high-tech communities like Facebook and Twitter should not fall in the trap of neglecting their real-life neighbors and coworkers.
In this new decade, let's try to remember that "we the people" are ultimately responsible for our problems and finding solutions to them.