Essay On Education Right Or Privilege

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Is a good education a right or a privilege? If I was asked about this question, I believe that good education is a right instead of privilege. Article 26 of the American Declaration of the Rights and Duties of Man (1948) states that everyone had the right for education. Education shall be free, at least in elementary and fundamental stages. Elementary education shall be compulsory. Technical and professional education shall be made generally available and higher education shall be equally accessible to all on the basis of merit and I strongly agree with this statement. On my point, there is a strong correlation between education has become a mandate and the right of education for everyone. For your information, it is important that education is mandated to at least a certain age. In most states, we are required to attend school until the age of 16 or 17. There are many reasons for schooling; first is schooling can simply give young people basic knowledge that are required in our life. Younger children, mostly coming from broken homes, do not understand the importance of an education. Their parents often do not care to explain the weight of a decision to quit school at an early age and if they drop out of school in an early age, or never go in the first place, it will never be explained to them and they will not…show more content…
Think about it, when you were a child, did you understand that without school you would probably end up in a dead-end job? Most children think school is a boring place. The parents send them and they would so much rather be home playing video games and hanging out with their friends. They do not know that schooling is much needed, and without parents to force them to go or to explain to them why to go, many children would be doomed to drop out and never
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