The Importance Of Rights Of Education By Bernard Shaw
With this scenario in mind, individuals should perceive higher education, such as college, as a privilege that he or she must work hard towards because said individual will be held responsible for paying for it along with the possibilities of no longer having the capability to pursue it in certain conditions, such as a low grade or capital offence, or maybe even multiple minor offences. When pricing education with a value of a privileged experience, individuals will strive to a greater extent and the results rid the problem of disenfranchisement of a particular group.
To better the education system and the enrichment of students, education must hold the equivalent of a privilege instead of a right that individuals can take for granted. The premise of this argument collates both the latterly mentioned segments, whether institutions have a right to deny education and the overarching question as to who to pay for it. As a …show more content…
While some claim raising the price might result in brilliant people failing to reach their potential because they cannot afford college, this claim has little validity. If students truly desired their education and upheld equivalently with how the particular college views it, they would use their brilliant minds to obtain it through financial aid, scholarships, or simply working hard. Money can only enable an individual so far, students need to learn with education how to live efficiently and make the most out of what they have. They gain this insight once they understand they have to work and earn their education as a result of the privileged status rather than an entitlement. When they realize others will not pay for their livelihood they will work harder to provide for themselves and raise their own standard of living with the education they value more as a result. According to Andrea Schwartz, an active educator, “people value what costs them something. Learning is a privilege, not a right” (IN TEXT). With this said, individuals having to pay for college understand the gravity of performing well and will not gamble their own money away. For instance, my parents with their strict values, will not pay for my college. As a result, I do not feel bitter or turn to sue them. Instead I pushed hard and applied for scholarships and financial aid,