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The Purpose of Education
A brief statement regarding the purpose of public education.
# 127404 | 250 words | 4 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Education (General)

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The paper presents a brief statement regarding the purpose of public education as a source of skill enhancement and citizenship socialization in U.S.

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"In the United States, a free and equitable public education has been a cornerstone of government policy for many, many, decades. (Webb Metha and Jordan) The purpose of public education is twofold; to ensure that all students acquire the academic and cognitive skills needed for success in life and to inculcate citizenship values in students. Public schools exist for several reasons, among which preparing children with the skills, knowledge and competencies needed for workplace success, life development and..."

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