Essay on America 's Educational Education System

1194 Words Apr 12th, 2016 5 Pages
America’s Educational Malady Nelson Mandela once said that “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”America is the world’s most powerful and privileged nation. This nation is technologically-savvy because of the educational opportunities presented to each and every person. With unlimited opportunities and a free public education, Americans have unprecedented access to public education that has envied the world over. Although free and accessible, America’s educational system continues to decline compared to that of other industrialized nations. This is occurring despite America outspend other industrialized nations for education per student. Through the ethical perspective, a de-emphasis on math and science, the disbelief in the American Dream, and a student’s inability to get sleep are some of the major contributors to the this decline America’s educational system has declined drastically which prevents America from addressing its future needs in the global market.
While previous generations have admired those who had captained industries and garnered world renowned accomplishments, today’s generation is fascinated by the unaccomplished- those who are famous for being famous. Many students said that they wanted to pursue a job in music, and only a few of the talented are signed onto a record label. Many of those students look up to role models, such as Lil Wayne and Drake, who dropped out of high school to pursue a career in the music…

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