Public School (@PublicSchoolNYC)

public schoolUnfortunately, there are those who talk of our educational systems as producing a product, as if somehow our elementary and secondary school system is a manufacturing plant with some sort of production line putting out individuals who are capable of taking their place in society. Broad regulation of public schools is typically accomplished through a state education agency and a state department of education. I believe in America’s public schools. As a result, government schools may not have a legal monopoly to educate our kids, but they have a de-facto monopoly, and the educrats know this.

Almost every school district and 70% of schools receive some Title I money, but the current investment in Title I — $15.8 billion — is not nearly enough to make up for state-level funding inequities. Often, sexual education in schools is considered as a recreational course rather than a serious issue.

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Public School (@PublicSchoolNYC)

public schoolAny parent or educator knows that rating students and their schools is a big deal. Panama has 11 years of compulsory education, from Pre-kindergarten to 9th grade, with children first entering at 4 or 5 years old and parents are required by law to give financial support to their childen until they are 25 years old if they are studying.

On several occasions, when his government classes were supposedly involved with studying the significance of the U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights, some of his athletes (who were also his students) were experiencing bad Mondays because they had lost football games the previous Fridays.

That was not always so, for from the beginning of this country until the present day advancing the cause of Public School education has been strongly opposed by parents with powerful political backing who have steadfastly resisted turning their children over to teachers for their …