Purposes Of the U.S. Public Education Research Paper by The Research Group

Purposes Of the U.S. Public Education
Examines history and evolution, social aspects, reform efforts, race, socioeconomics, preparation for work, curriculum, values and administration.
# 14750 | 4,275 words | 25 sources | 1999 | US
Published on Jul 15, 2003 in Education (Administration) , Education (Curriculum) , Education (Social Issues)


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Should schools be responsible for producing an informed citizenry or for producing workers? For providing a basic academic education or for creating individuals with a sense of their potential? The role of the public school system has long been debated and, contrary to our egotism, today's highly pitched arguments are no more than echoes of past debates. However, what may indeed be different is the importance, the critical need, for an answer.

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"The Role of Public Education

Should schools be responsible for producing an informed citizenry or for producing workers? For providing a basic academic education or for creating individuals with a sense of their potential? The role of the public school system has long been debated and, contrary to our egotism, today's highly pitched arguments are no more than echoes of past debates. However, what may indeed be different is the importance, the critical need, for an answer.

A reader, quickly glancing at almost any U.S. newspaper, on
any randomly chosen day, is likely to see an article moaning nostalgically about the American educational system and the illiterate, can't-compete-in-the-global-marketplace, can-barely-make-change-at-McDonald's students that it produces. Unless, of course, it is an a ..."

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