River of Education

I was reading this bit of fluid thinking by Aaron Davis and this thought popped in to my head, so I had to draw it. The idea of different tributaries combining to form a wide river at the source, and the wide displacement of the river’s delta as it meets the sea surely fits the education system metaphor. However, reflecting on what I had created, two things bothered me. Firstly, the stretch in the middle is uniform. Secondly, the whole river system follows the path of least resistance…