Essay about Whats Going Wrong In Public School

1693 Words 7 Pages
What is going wrong with schools? There is a lot wrong with schools, and easier question these days is, What's right with schools? Sadly the list would be shorter. The public school system in America today is sadly lacking, not just in the field of academic achievement. Children are, in effect, risking their lives by attending school. Critical attacks from disturbed students are spreading like a plague. Every year, there is increase in the number of students who give up education after high school and start working in minimum wage jobs/unskilled jobs. Stereotypes between smart and dumb students and racism are the biggest issues student faces in school education system. The public education system always gives priority to students who …show more content…
There is big decreases in the number of college students going for teaching profession, and there is big shortage right now. The main reason behind this is that government don't pay enough money to this teachers and government gives a lot of stress to the teachers. Not only does the government, but also the students and their parents play the similar role. Students should respect the authority of teachers. When the teachers don't get polite response from both government and students then teachers change their profession. " It's that they lost the confidence in the system they're now finally qualified to be a part of. I don't know why I'm losing sleep over this. I don't need it. I could be making more money, with less hours, and have people treat me with respect" (Movie). The movie itself illustrates the problem of shortage in teaching field. Jaime Escalante came to Garfield to teach computer science but instead he ends in classroom of AP calculus where comments like "We're seniors. This is our year to slack of" are common. Moore and Gatto both state that we need teachers who could encourage them and not give up. Teachers fill up their students' heads with full of random stuff with no attempt to illustrate the point of what they're learning. Students are not taught with the knowledge that needed to solve problems in real life, but they are taught what's in the text books. All that students learn are stray facts that don't

Related Documents