Essay on Education Is Not The Right Quality Of Education

825 Words Feb 28th, 2016 4 Pages
I was born and raised in the northwestern part of Haiti, where the population of children in the streets is higher than in schools. Morals and values are learned in the streets, and students are challenged to dream, however, the promise of a better future is not guaranteed. I observed a number of parents attempt to provide their children with the quality of education that was not accessible to them though the price of education is unaffordable. One that stood out the most is the assiduous man that I called “father” who attempted to make ends meet on an everyday basis. A provider of nine children, not including his nieces and nephews that depend on him, he never complained. He goes from job to job to make sure that our mouths are fed and that we are going to school. He’s a strong believer in the gift of education and he dedicated his life to ensure that our future look brighter ahead. He believes that the future is promising only if the right quality of education is acquired. He could have pursued a career and he could have attained a better place in society, but since he failed to obtain an adequate level of education, everything he hoped to accomplish somehow fell out of his reach. I originated from a background where the concepts of reading and writing are unknown to most. Therefore, I learned the value of being educated.
Many individuals view education as the key that opens the door of opportunity. From my perspective, education is more than an opportunity or a ticket of…

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