Education Problems Essay

659 WordsApr 22, 20133 Pages
We come to this world with no education within us, with no idea of who we are, how to speak, or communicate. Yes, we might be born with instincts but as we grow up we have the necessity of learning more stuff. This is when education is introduced to our lives by attending school. School is a place where education, values, and respect should be instructed by teachers and learned by students. Many countries don’t give the privilege of free education to their citizens just like the United States does. In my opinion the U.S should do this too, and give all the attention to those students who really care about education and those who don’t slack off with their studying. By doing this the government wouldn’t loose money on students who don’t care of having a successful life, and of course there would be a higher demand school boards, principals, and teachers. Since this is not the case in the United States, and they give out jobs to so called “principals” and “teachers” our education standards have been going down a lot. But let’s not blame it all in the teachers and principals since school boards are the ones who have the decision of who to hire. Let’s start from the top where I believe is the main problem, which is the administration of the district, in other words “school boards”. School boards get to decide how a district or a certain school will be run for the next four years. “We need superintendents who are experienced educators because their decisions about personnel, curriculum and instruction affect the entire school system,” says Diane Ravitch who is a historian of education, an educational policy analyst, and a research professor at New York University's Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development. One of the main jobs for superintendents is to choose which principals and teachers will get hired to teach in their schools and also come up
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