The Importance Of The School System Of Education

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Most of our school systems revolve around academics and yet, it is extremely poor of what kids need. From Pre-Kindergarten to University, I truthfully believe our school system of education is deeply overvalued. Students like myself aren’t the only ones displeased about the education system, at least one third of mothers and fathers are dissatisfied with standards at local schools and there is no wonder why. If you ask any child, kindergartner or 8th grader what they disliked most about school, they’ll say something along these lines, “I hate the tests.” Students and parents of grade school and even University shouldn 't question their standards and school shouldn’t feel like a knot of stress falling on their shoulders. That is where our school …show more content…
No, Georgia History has nothing to do with Obstetrician and Gynecology and yet, I am supposed to engage myself in more than 20 credit hours of United States history and Economics. I still scratch my head boggled at the amount of different kinds of standards I 'm supposed to obtain to be able to move on to a career no matter how many times they explain me, “we want you to be well rounded students.” Still questioning the standards, I decided to look up what employers really look at when reviewing a fresh out of college twenty something year old’s transcript. After reading what seems like dozens of articles, I finally hit the spot. Thomson hit the eight biggest things employers evaluate when hiring graduated college students. It turns out that “Relevance of Coursework” or for that matter, coursework in general, “GPA” and “College Reputation” is last evaluated and even the least focused on. (Thomson) With that in mind, I agree with parents questioning the school systems. Why do I comply with them? Because I …show more content…
When I was in grade school, the most dreadful thing was waking up every morning worried about the history exams and whether or not I will ever memorize the content. To this day, I am not someone who enjoys exams. To be completely honest, neither is anyone else and it never felt great feeling the pressure of excelling in something you didn’t understand. That pressure of the exam falling onto the desk as a world of stress fell tumbling onto your shoulders and immediately, you forgot everything. Partially because you were terrified of taking that test but mostly because you generally never understood the subject. Yet, this is what grade school students and most of all University students do. At least 320 hours of testing per year are spent in just grade school in which they will never gain back.(Kerr) Hours of their life that will never improve their achievements, and will never help them in their adult

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