Education System Failure Essay

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The Failure of the Education System Is education important in order to be successful in life? Is the “No Child Left Behind Act” the cause of the education system breakdown? Most students can agree that the education system is not what it used to be. I can still remember when my teacher was able to discuss multiple subjects at the same time. As of today, students that graduate high school find it very difficult to graduate College. Since the “No Child Left behind Act” students are facing many obstacles in order to become College ready students. Therefore the current education system is causing major problems with students trying to graduate, and many students are forced to drop out of College, shattering their dreams of graduating and obtaining …show more content…
By the time students graduate and apply for College, most of the students will not be ready for College and additional classes will be added after completing a College entry exam. I’m going to use myself as an example. When I decided to go back to College, I had to take multiple remedial classes in order to be College ready. This was a huge setback and frustration, I almost nearly drop-out of College because I felt that I was not getting anywhere in my degree. Seeking a higher education is not cheap, and the cost for classes and books can easily become very expensive. I was fortunate enough that I’m able to pay for my education, but the amount of time invested in order to pass the classes was a huge setback for me, and for a middle age person that can really get frustrating. Let’s look at it from a different angle. What if you were a single parent and your child decided to go to College? How would you feel about him or she taking additional classes in order to be able to take College level classes? I’m sure you can agree with me that the education system should have prepared your children in case of him or she decided to take a higher level education, do you agree? Unfortunately the standardization of test in lower level classes are setting the foundation for the higher level classes, and with the NCLB Act. Therefore I agree with Paulson. Amanda. “Standardized test backlash: More parents pull

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