• Education Equal Opportunity Stabilizing An Unequal Society
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    Education: Equal Opportunity? The U. S. Educational system has historically divided into two objective groups. The first objective focuses on increasing opportunity. The second objective focuses on stabilizing an unequal society. The objective of increasing opportunity has mainly emphasized on more than discussions of schooling. Thomas Jefferson implemented a plan in 1779, it promised the laboring class more opportunity to attend higher education. The point of the plan was to rake out the brill...
  • Public Or Private Schools Schooling School
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    In today s world, our society has created the idea that private institutions for elementary to high school levels are better for kids than that of what the state has to offer known as public schooling. In public schools there is a wide range in variety in the quality that schools offer the students. Opposed to private institutions, most of them found in the valley are of the same caliber not leaving much room for the difference in educational quality. Factors such as the social environment that ...
  • Public Schools Home School
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    When Americans' think of education, they almost automatically think of public education. Through the years the idea home schooling is slowly changing. Many parents today are deciding to home school their children. Although most people think that a public education is better, most statistics and facts tend to show that home schooling is beneficial in more ways. It is estimated that parents are now teaching over two million children at home, rather than in public or even private schools. The idea ...
  • Year Round School Essay
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    Year-round Schools The possibility of year round schools has been a hot debate topic for quite some time. The question is, is the idea of year round schools acceptable considering all the potential drawbacks? Year round schooling can be disruptive to both the family of the students and the teachers themselves, it can be too costly for a large group of people, and year round schools do not provide the same opportunity for learning as the traditional school year does. For several reasons, the trad...
  • Home School Schooling Children Child
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    Home schooling is another way for a child to receive his or her education. It is one of many alternatives to regular schooling (classrooms and schools). It is the oldest alternatives to regular schooling and one of the most effective. There are many true stories proving that home schooling is an effective and often successful way to teach you child. But first lets talk about home schooling began in the U. S. Home schooling started in colonial America, (around 1777 to 1783) for most colonial hom...
  • Home Education School Public Schooling
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    Education is a major concern in our society, and there is good reason for this concern. Many of these problems revolve directly around the public education system and include problems with peer pressure, lack of individual attention from the teachers, problems socializing or "fitting in" with other students, and various others. Although there is no real solution to all of these problems, there are many different ways of solving them. Private schools as well as tutors are a great way to give kids...
  • Home Schooling Children School Child
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    Home Schooling Home schooling is an alternative to public education. It is a choice that many more parents are making today, and even more are projected to make by the year 2000. It is estimated that at the end of the year 2000 there will be 2, 000, 000 home schoolers in the United States (Gorder 1996). There are other alternatives to Public School education. Some examples are Catholic or Private schools or a privately hired tutor. There are many reasons why people home school their children. R...
  • Education Native American
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    Dan Berkowitz Education In many different ways, American cultural life during the Jeffersonian Era began to appear as a reflection of the Republican vision of the future. The Republicans had observed many modernizing trends, some of them favorable and others detrimental to their view of an ideal society. American religion began to adjust to the spread of Enlightenment philosophies. However, one of the most notable alterations was the new emphasis placed upon education. As more and more opportuni...
  • Home Schooling School Child Students
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    Home Schooling: It May Be The Best Thing for Your Child Home schooling will it be beneficial or harmful to the student Can the child fit in or perform normal social functions in the real world Do the parents have certified credibility to educate How well will the child adjust to everyday life Do they interact normally with others of the same age Can they function in an uncontrolled environment All of these questions are quite legitimate and realistic. However, the real question to be answered is...
  • Home Schooling And Internet Technology
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    Home Schooling s Net Effects Washington Post (online) 07/16/00 The article found in the Washington Post on July 16, 2000, addresses the role of the Internet in aiding home schooling. The Internet is revolutionizing the growing home-schooling movement. The Internet makes home-schooling a more popular option because of its vast capabilities. It is a key tool in education, serving as a teacher, textbook, and even a library. The concept of home schooling is not new, however, the ideas of cyberschool...
  • Home School Children Schooling Schooled
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    In addition to the help they get from each other, there are many tools and services available that enhance and enrich children's learning experience. For example, various on-line services are available on the world wide web, which include interactive classes and virtual libraries. Also, educational CD-ROMS, workbooks, and magazines are good sources that provide the parent with information on new educational tools (Wingert and Kantrowitz 3). Furthermore, support can be found at public schools (Ha...
  • Home Schooling Children Schooled School
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    Some 20 years ago only a mere 50, 000 children were home schooled, and that was mainly by hippie parents who wanted to protect their children from what they called "the system." Now it is estimated that nearly 1. 5 to 2 million children are now schooled at home each year, dissatisfaction with the American public school system being the number one reason (Crary). Since most home schooling families can't afford it, they choose not to send their kids to a good private school. In the next few paragr...
  • Home School Or Not
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    Every day 1. 5 million United States children are being taught their education at home. But while that seems like it is a lot, it is only about two percent of all United States school-aged children. But is it ethical to take your kids out of public schools to teach them at home Having home school deprives kids of a healthy social life and specialty subjects taught by highly trained educators through public schooling. Home school started when Christian parents wanted to start shielding their chil...
  • Home Schooling Children Learn School
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    Motivation of Home Schooled Children Home schooling is relatively new issue that is getting a growing interest in the United States especially in the last years. Although, because of the nature of privacy of the issue, no certain figures can be confidently known about the number of people (pupils) involved in home schooling, Observers generally agree that the number of parents involved in home schooling is growing (Karel M). Whether it is in the range of 200 000, 400 000 or little more or little...
  • Home School Schooled Traditional Time
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    Home Schooling The opposers of home-schooling can argue that home-schooled children can never be certain if they are learning all the things in the curriculum, and if their standards are equal to their traditional schooled counterparts. They also worry that children who are home-schooled miss out on the social life of being at a traditional school. Home-schooled students in the US always beat out their traditional schooled counterparts in standardized tests. They are also free from distraction w...
  • Year Round School Time Schooling Students
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    When students hear about year round schooling, many of them automatically shun the idea. Who wants to go to school for the whole year But the idea of year round schooling is actually a very good one and is more beneficial to the students that the current school system. Year round schooling can be used as a means to keep kids out of trouble, it will eliminate excessive time wasted on review, and the student will have frequent breaks. Many people do not like the idea of year round schooling. It co...
  • Our Childrens Future Home School
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    Our Children s Future The editorial by David Gergen, editor at large, titled, No Place Like Home, examines home schooling and high scoring of students. Gergen was bias in his presentation stating that home schooling is better than the public school systems. He assumes that home schooled children are brighter and have a more successful life after school than those that are in public schools. His editorial was agreeable to a certain point, but there were many problems that will effect the home sch...
  • Home Schooling Study School Research
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    Abstract: Home schooling is one of the oldest school choice options available to parents and their children; however, it is not often regarded as a school choice option, nor has there been much review of how the advent of school choice may be affecting home schooling. According to widely-repeated estimates, as many as two million American children are schooled at home, with the number growing as much as 15 to 20 percent per year. At the same time, however, home schooling has received little atte...
  • Handicapped Child Children Home Parents
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    Home schooling for Handicapped Children More and more parents with handicapped children are unhappy with the education their children have been getting. The main reason for this is that public schools are not focusing on the child's needs. So parents have been taking the education in there own hands by home schooling their mentally handicapped children. The parents are upset because the schools are not meeting their children's needs. So the parents have been taking the education in there own ha...
  • Home School Schooling Children Learning
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    Not too long ago, when people thought of parents who home schooled their kids, extremists came to mind. Today, this view is changing. Many families solidly within the political and social mainstream have turned their family rooms into classrooms. There are approximately 1. 7 million students being taught by their parents, therefore, home schooling doesn't impair children academically or socially. Home schooling does not impair children because of how much time and money it saves, the curriculum ...