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.
Stuttgart is not just home to the automotive sector and winegrowing. No other region invests more in research and development on a daily basis.
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.