Fayetteville Independent School District

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Betsy Devos

    DeVos to be the Secretary of Education, critics have spoken about her lack of experience with public schools, her activism with school choice and private education has led many to believe she will strip funding of public school for private and religious school. In fact, Betsy DeVos was recently in a hearing with Democratic lawmakers and when DeVos was asked to commit to not work to privatize public school or strip a penny from public education, DeVos could not commit instead she answered "I look…

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  • Essay On Independent School Entrance Exam

    the Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE) There are many reasons that a private school may be the best choice for your child. Some children flourish in programs that allow them to focus on language or arts programs that may not be offered in public middle or high schools in the area. For introverted students, the personalized attention and small classroom sizes may be crucial to their academic and social success. However, gaining admission into some of the most competitive private school…

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  • It's Like To Attend The Best Boarding School In America By Melia Robinson

    Becki Wittman The article “What It’s Like to Attend The Best Boarding School in America” by Melia Robinson gives a taste into the life of a Phillips Exeter Academy visitor. Robinson tells anyone interested about the private school, likely parents or students looking for a better education, what kind of learning environment to expect at such a prestigious school. It’s an informative read, but also an opinion and therefore persuasive piece. Robinson doesn’t begin her day as a ‘student’ with…

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  • Persuasive Essay On School Vouchers

    School Choice Will Not Solve Education Issues The topic of how to improve the American school system is constantly being argued at both the state and federal level. One of the more prominent solutions is called “school choice”. School vouchers, as well as charter school programs are referred to as “school choice”. They provide parents with the opportunity for their children to attend public schools outside of the traditions “school zone” in which they live. The voucher program gives parents…

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  • School Voucher System Analysis

    attention has been given to plans for improving the public schools by allowing parents to choose where their children attend school through a school voucher system. The education voucher system exists when a government provides payment to families that allow their children to attend a private or public school of their choice. The payment is in the form of a voucher that can be given directly to the parents of the child, or indirectly to the school of choice. The purpose of the voucher systems is…

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  • Challenges Of Syrian Refugees

    Twenty thousand. Twenty thousand lives. Twenty thousand lives have been claimed by the Syrian civil war since the Arab Spring in 2011. More than 400,000 Syrians have been displaced from their homes and families. The consequences of this civil war have been devastating with upwards of 3 million people being affected by the ongoing conflicts in this regions. Of those affected people are those who welcome these Syrian refugees into their country. The surrounding countries of Turkey, Jordan, Iraq,…

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  • Horace Mann Education Reform Era

    necessary for all children to go to school, especially those of poor working families. Horace Mann, a Massachusetts state legislature and reformer, paved the way for the U.S.’s first statewide public school system (The Education Reform Movement). He dedicated his life to establishing mandatory and free schooling for American children. By 1837, he became the first secretary of Massachusetts’ newly organized board of education. He envisioned free public schools which provided trained teachers,…

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  • A Comparison Of Public Education: The Pros And Cons Of Education?

    before me… with my mother. My mother Teresa Orellana went to school during the mid-70’s through the 80’s in Cuenca, Ecuador. She recalls having enjoyed participating in the various civic activities they had throughout the years of her schooling. She remarks many events with the students that helped in shaping their identity as not only great students but as paternalists as well. This in comparison to my years of schooling in a public school system, from the year 2000 until 2014 is relatively…

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  • Common Core Problems In Schools

    dissatisfaction with the American public school system. Turning towards institutions such as private schools, homeschooling and online programs, and charter schools, this leaves us wondering, what truly is the problem? The answer is simple. The problem with public schools is their inability towards seeing the true needs of students and accurately meeting them. Schools typically fail in realizing the true educational needs for their children. Recently, most schools in America have chosen to…

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  • The Banking Concept Of Education Summary

    The structure of education has changed drastically since it first began. As education grew more popular and schools began to be built in more places, lessons became more uniform and policies began to be put in place to structure education. However, as education has changed throughout the years, so has the quality of the education. In “The ‘Banking’ Concept of Education, Paulo Freire uses the comparison of a bank to the current style of education in order to reveal several problems within the…

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