The Education Of The United States Essay

1577 Words Jan 6th, 2016 7 Pages
Have you ever been mistreated or not received the service you deserve? This is how some students in Caldwell County feel. The students believe they are not receiving as high of an education as they deserve. Due to budget cuts and focusses being shifted to statistics instead of the education of the child, students are not receiving proper education. The education of students is in a decline for the United States and Caldwell County. According to Lyndsay Layton in “11 Facts About Education in America,” the United States was first in public education thirty years ago. The United States is now ranked thirty-sixth in the world. The United States is mainly focussed on the graduation rate of students, and only one out of four students who graduate high school are ready for college (Layton). Cynthia Kopkowski in ”11 Facts About Education in America” quotes, “Teacher quality is one of the most significant factors related to student achievement. In the U.S., 14% of new teachers resign by the end of their first year, 33% leave within their first 3 years, and almost 50% leave by their 5th year.” These are just some minor problems with the United States education which are causing major problems within the counties such as Caldwell County. Caldwell County and counties in similar situations are the reasons that the statistics of the United States have went down. Certain counties are not receiving as high of opportunities as other counties in the country. Lucy Barns states in her…

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