Unfortunately, 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.
11 Some schools offer an accelerated learning program in which students who perform well can complete the level in two years. In addition to ensuring that all students have the resources they need for a high-quality public education, I’ll give schools the chance to invest in programs and resources that they believe are most important to their students.
Children in Scottish state schools (or public schools) typically start primary school , or attend a junior school, aged between four and a half and five and a half depending on when the child’s birthday falls. Author John Gatto, in his book “Dumbing Us Down” said that most children can learn to read, write, and do basic arithmetic in only 100 hours of intense study.
Our T24 goal means that students will be prepared to follow any pathway they desire after graduation, including: military careers, 2-year technical and trade schools, or 4-year colleges and universities. As President, I would eliminate this charter school program and end federal funding for the expansion of charter schools.