It is only possible to understand higher education in the US in light of the intensified concentration of wealth in the country during the last thirty years.
How do people greet one another in Germany? How do work colleagues interact? Anyone arriving in a foreign country for the first time is often unsure of how they should behave.
From children learning their abc's in a Bavarian elementary school to high school graduates at a Bremen grammar school, a teacher's salary and career prospects depends on where and who they teach. There are often drastic differences between school types and federal states.