Every human being needs oxygen to survive in the world. We need comprehensive workman’s compensation acts, both State and national laws to regulate child labor and work for women, and, especially, we need in our common schools not merely education in book-learning, but also practical training for daily life and work.
In most contemporary educational systems of the world, secondary education comprises the formal education that occurs during adolescence It is characterized by transition from the typically compulsory, comprehensive primary education for minors , to the optional, selective tertiary , “postsecondary”, or ” higher ” education (e.g. university , vocational school) for adults Depending on the system, schools for this period, or a part of it, may be called secondary or high schools , gymnasiums , lyceums , middle schools, colleges , or vocational schools.
A general State education is a mere contrivance for moulding people to be exactly like one another: and as the mould in which it casts them is that which pleases the predominant power in the government, whether this be a monarch, a priesthood, an aristocracy, or the majority of the existing generation; in proportion as it is efficient and successful, it establishes a despotism over the mind, leading by natural tendency to one over the body.
The current search for new educational funnels must be reversed into the search for their institutional inverse: educational webs which heighten the opportunity for each one to transform each moment of his living into one of learning, sharing, and caring.
Many people in diverging fields think that the earlier we bring in our youngest children to reading, math and science, the more adequate their brains will be to captivate more advanced concepts and some think that it is a burden for the child of young age.