The Importance Of Student Funding On Public Education

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Public schools receive funding based on their academic success, however, it is hard to reach with the limited amount of funding received. The No Child Left Behind Act in 2001 was the beginning of a controversy by holding schools responsible based on standardized tests. Which caused either less funding or replacement of an entire staff. Putting pressure on teachers to go beyond their limits to keep their job. Although success cannot be reached if funding is not given to the proper schools. Studies have shown that low poverty schools receive less funding than from those richer schools. It is time to face these issues at hands and acknowledge that the funding system is fraudulent, and any public school district must receive the proper funding to educate students properly without the fear of being penalized.
Hence, being a student in the public school system, one experiences hand to hand the change in that is made year by year due to less funding. As a first year student in high school, there were always club activities and involvement throughout the school. But as the years went by clubs were cut and the focus was in a classroom and trying to afford better materials that could benefit the students. So if the
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When they don’t, they can’t.” (Baker,5) Budget cuts are the new norm when it is concerning lower class, schools have to do more with less. When “students from low-income and minority families — students who need the most support from the education system” (Hobsan, 4). If the Government verdict says hat every child up to the age of 16 must attend school, then it is the states responsibility to produce a certain quality of learning. So it is agreeable that they should also reinforce their ruling with proper funding. With the flexibility to properly use funding without the limitations allows students to learn

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