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The Advantages Of Private Schools Over Public Schools - Articles Surfing
The education system in the United States is in desperate times. The low pay that most school systems offer is one of the main causes. There is very little in the way of incentives for people to want to take up teaching because the vocation requires so much and gives so little in return. This has caused a crisis in the public education system making it difficult for the schools to operate at the maximum for the students that are involved. The lack of teachers means that most of the students will not get the one on one attention that is so desperately needed in these days. This is why so many parents are turning to the private schools to get their children the very best in the way of education.
The advantages that the private schools have over the public school system are vast. The one on one attention that is given to the students is very helpful for the entire workings of the school. In most cases the students are given far more attention and will in turn perform better when it comes time for the work to be performed on their own. This also allows for the students to spend more time on the subject matter before moving on to bring the students up to the same pace before a new lesson is learned.
This is one of the reasons that the public schools are so often failing when it comes to individual education methods. They are rushed through the lessons to keep going and make sure that all the subject matter is covered as set down by the government. The private schools do not fall under the same guidelines and therefore have an easier time being able to cover the lessons without leaving several of the children behind to try and understand for themselves.
The private school systems are far more appealing to the teachers of the world as well. Since there is more room for education and a lot less room for politics in the private school systems the teachers are far more interested in making sure that every student is above par in every subject. Barring any special circumstances that have been laid down by the law, the private school systems are not required to take part in the standardized testing that is so popular in the public school system.
This has made it that much more appealing when it comes to the methods that are being taught in the private schools. While many of them are based around a religion, there are a new crop of schools that are considered to be charter schools which offer all of the benefits of the private school system but are not faith based institutions. This has become a very popular occurrence in the education world. These new charter schools are popping up all over the country, some of which are directly connected to a specific college for higher learning.
Standing tall against the opposition, private schools have managed to gain the support of thousands and the chances for a better education that they offer are vast. The real downfall is the cost that is involved because the private schools are not supported by the tax system so they rely on the cost of the tuition to stay afloat each year.
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