High School Vs. Secondary School Essay

1498 Words Mar 18th, 2016 null Page
Although it seems in today 's American society education has become more important than it once was, not as many Americans think it’s as important as you might think. In a poll taken about two years ago only forty-four percent of Americans thought that getting a college education was important. If all through high school teachers refer to your secondary education as a stepping stone for college, How can’t you find it important? And if college isn’t important to over half the nation then how do they think about secondary school?
In America secondary school can be broken into two parts, middle school or junior high and high school. Middle school usually being two or three grades and high school being four. The students that fall under this category are normally anywhere between twelve and eighteen years old. Which is around the time we first start to try and figure out “who we are.” As someone who 's had secondary schooling in America I can confidently say a big part of the education system has become social. Which is probably a big part of why we were ranked 14th out of 20 for MBC Times top twenty listings for best education.
School has become the ideal place to socialize in the secondary school systems age group. Aside from face to face socializing, we also live in a new kind of technology era. So, children are also socializing via mass media. For example: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, And Snapchat. Being able to access these social media program not only on the computer…

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