Children In America's Schools Documentary Analysis

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The documentary movie clip, Children in America’s Schools, America’s schools suffer poor maintenance and not poor funding. An influence the documentary uses is Jonathon Kozol, educator, activist, and writer of Savage Inequalities and Shame of the Notion, writes about how the America’s school systems are not performing at their best, due to the lack of money. Unfortunately, America’s schools are not equal when it comes to modern technology, highly educated teachers, and well-maintained school. While I watched the clip, it got me thinking of the terrible conditions, how the students’ schedule are set up, and how money can make or break a school’s success. Due to the lack of money, some schools’ maintenance building are breaking down, such as …show more content…
Due to school funding being depended on local property tax, students with disabilities may not receive FAPE, or Free Appropriate Public Education. In some cases, families may move to a different town in order for their child to receive FAPE. Personally, my family I moved when I was younger due to the lack of my school not properly accommodating my IEP, for Specific Learning Disability, SLD. As a future special education teacher, this concerns me and makes me think how student with a disability in the suburbs has more opportunities compared to student with disability who lives in city. Learning for every student is crucially important, but it plays a significant role for students with special education services. Another key component in a student’s growth is proper …show more content…
Jonathon Kozol’s books, Savage Inequalities and Shame of the Notion are his studies and view of America’s schools suffer and result in children not receiving the proper education. Money plays a heavy significant role in funding schools, and this results in the type of education students receive. In the documentary clip, Children in America’s Schools shows how students across the country either have an advantage or disadvantage in America’s education. If we can’t prepare of all of America’s students, who

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