Well, maybe not an expat but an escapee.
The government's self insertion into student loans for college has also been very damaging distorting college costs. The promotion that everyone should go to college is equally damaging.
Our society is being diverted from the value of trade schools. The schools that make the workers that keep the world working.
Many people in their early teens have figured out their path. Eighteen is too old an age to make a person stay in school. By sixteen many of us knew what we wanted to do.
Decentralize education and let the states run it.
Teacher's Union is looking out for the interest of teachers, not students; otherwise it would be called the Student Union.