Causes Of Failing Public Schools

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A hundred years ago most learning happened at home. Parents taught their children or a private tutor did the teaching. Out of necessity, ideas for an organized educational system appeared. Public schools started all around. This new educational system started to grow up and developed to higher levels of education such as high schools, colleges, and universities. For a long time the public educational system has been the main method of education. It really has worked very well, even though there have been lot of problems. Recently we have started to hear about failing public schools. Failing meaning the schools are not making adequate yearly progress. What factors are attributing to this? Some of the main factors are Programs based on standardized …show more content…
This does not have to do directly with school responsibility, but is important for the whole society. Parents do not take responsibility for their children. Social issues can have a strong influence on children and can cause then to not focus on their schoolwork. Children need help and encouragement to do well in school.. One way to do that is for parents to spend more time with their children. Because of all the failing on behalf of public schools, lots of families are trying to find other solutions for their children’s educations like home schooling, or private schools. Parents are scared expose their children to the problems that students have in public schools. If the vast majority of children didn’t have so many behavior issues, public schools would be doing a lot better. These problems are deeply concerning because it has to do with future of our children and our …show more content…
Today it would be more exact to say that there are two systems of public education. The first of them is based in the developed and wealthier urban areas. This system is not failing. The second system of public education is in poorer urban and rural areas. Too many of the students in those schools are dropping out before high school graduation and are left unprepared to go on to a higher education, and unprepared for the workforce. This system is indeed in crisis. If we are talking about this new economy and people have to be highly skilled, well-educated to work with computers and so on, a substantial portion of America is left behind unless schools in urban areas get improve. When talking about underfunded schools it is important to mention that families that live in poverty are less likely to encourage and help their children advance in school not because they don’t care about their children’s success, but rather because they are too busy just trying to feed

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