The Importance On Education: The Value Of Education

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“A mind is a terrible thing to waste!” originally started as a motto for The United College Negro Fund, however to me these words contain much more value; these simple words depict that every individual’s mind is a valuable tool that can open numerous doors to the world and success in life. Education is an exceptionally major tool that is needed to succeed in the world and become better leaders of our society. Knowledge gained through education enables us to achieve new levels of success. It gives one the power and opportunity to excel in all aspects. Education has played a paramount role in helping people work better, and can create opportunities for sustainable and viable economic growth now and in the future. Considering the value and effect …show more content…
It teaches people to raise questions in their minds about certain issues, and most important of all it teaches us how to have reasoning in life. Furthermore, it gives us the tools to become smart and intelligent in life. In today’s modern world everything is a competition from getting into the best universities and then getting the best jobs. Considering the lack of progress made in education over time, I strongly believe that there will be severe consequences. There are a variety of examples to prove so, plenty of students in high school graduate doing the bare minimum. Not doing homework and cutting school is considered the new cool trend. On the other hand, students that do stay in school and put forth their utmost effort are achieving success and high grades, but a good percentage rely on just accumulating knowledge. Their main focus is to pass a test to move on to the next subject, or grade. They complete what they are asked to do in the moment and that’s it once the chapter test is over they move on, forgetting what they …show more content…
Education gives us the ability to become more self-empowered and it allows us to reach beyond our exceptions creating new discoveries and ideas for those around us and those after us. Improvements are being made in the school system, but they are not enough, officials need to create pathways that allow students to unlock their full potential. At the end of a school year a student should walk out the door feeling proud and enriched with knowledge instead of having a temporary happiness for just passing or achieving high grades. The process of education should reversed to a time where students wanted to learn and were not forced to learn. Humans have been changing the world for ages and for this continue for our current and future generations the education system indeed needs to improved and altered to be brought back to its original

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