Essay about The Educational System Has Changed Over The Centuries

1048 Words Oct 29th, 2016 5 Pages
Our educational system has dramatically changed over the centuries. The values and goals that each school, its administrators and teachers are trying to achieve tend to change with each student as there are many outside circumstances that arise. This essay will discuss the different goals that the educational system is trying to meet to ensure that all students, regardless of their race, gender, social background, or religion are provided with the same opportunities to be successful in their future lives.

Equality of opportunity in education has received a lot of attention, both positive and negative in the past generations. It is the responsibility of the school districts and schools to ensure that their students receive an equal opportunity to learn and further their intellectual development. Families should never feel that due to their race, socioeconomic status, or religious views that their children would be treated any differently at school or not be given access to the same opportunities as their peers. Equality of opportunity has helped keep the promise to the millions of children that they come first and that the schools and teachers will do everything possible to expand these children’s knowledge about the world around them. Equality of opportunity also guarantees that every child will have a chance to use their education in obtaining a high-paying job or living a lifestyle that can accommodate their every need (Spring, 2016). There may be many…

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