Essays Tagged: "Education reform"

Education Reform Deals with raising teacher pay to increase educational standards, therefore improving education by improving quality teaching

One of the top priorities on every U.S. president's agenda is education reform. This is the result of a continuing decrease in the quality of education in America ... merica. When compared to the rest of the world, the United States simply does not measure up to the educational standards of other countries. The comparison statistics may be inaccurate due to the met ... le America to do much better despite misconstrued numbers.There are multiple solutions to reforming education. Most traditional theories have failed to show reasonable results. It is time to take a si ...

(5 pages) 456 4 4.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Education Reform As I See It. This essay is about my views of education reform in America.

Education Reform As I See ItThe easiest way to teach is: to hand a student a book, tell them to answ ... and then test them on the text content. This "facilitation" is the way many teachers in the public education system teach. This method only reaches those who have good reading comprehension. Those wh ... g comprehension. Those who have other learning styles such as: auditory, visual, or kinesthetic are educationally neglected and thereby often fall through the cracks, destined to meander through their ...

(4 pages) 299 0 4.7 Jul/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

What are Charter Schools and why are they so unique?

in 1991, many papers, studies and analysis have been conducted on the charter school phenomenon: an educational innovation that has skyrocketed from the one school in 1992, to more than 2000 schools o ... ocedures and guidelines to run a public school, many doubt the strength and durability of the newer education reform:The main question one often asks is; what is a charter school? Charter schools are ...

(3 pages) 100 0 2.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Class Sizes Are Too Large.

Class Sizes Are Too LargeWhenever you turn on the television you see commercials about how education is working hard to educate the youth of today and how taxpayers dollars are being invested ... how taxpayers dollars are being invested wisely to educate the youth. You also hear a lot about how education reforms are helping the education system and making it stronger and providing better educa ...

(3 pages) 61 0 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

External factors forcing change on education: How can they work for us ?

External Factors Forcing Change onEducation: How can they work for us?I am very pleased with the opportunity to make some remarks at t ... h the opportunity to make some remarks at thissecond National Conference on Science and Mathematics Education Reform.Every participant here this morning is committed to change; each of youunderstands ... d urge you to persevere with yourdifficult task. Despite my disadvantage in knowing a lot less abouteducation than anyone in this room, I hope that I can offer some smallcontribution to your deliberat ...

(11 pages) 215 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics


such as street crime and delinquency, corporate downsizing, how people express emotions, welfare or education reform, how families differ and flourish, or problems with peace and war. The nature of be ... throughout the business, social service, and government worlds. You can work in different fields in education by becoming an elementary or secondary school teacher. You can work in social services in ...

(4 pages) 216 2 5.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Change Theory in Education

, public schools in America have undergone many changes. Thomas Jefferson's goal of state-supported educational systems is now a reality which extends beyond a basic elementary school in each communit ... hool in each community to offer secondary schooling to all Americans. This widespread, free, public education for all is not without its critics. Education reform movements trace back as early as the ...

(5 pages) 213 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Review of No Child Left Behind

2002 by President Bush. This represents the most significant change to the Elementary and Secondary Education Act since 1965 by asking schools to describe their success in terms of what each student a ... success in terms of what each student accomplishes. The Act contains four of the presidents' basic education reform principles: stronger accountability for results, increased flexibility and local co ...

(3 pages) 201 0 5.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Debate on Public Schooling in the United States

ng or restructuring the public schools is something that Phi Delta Kappa and the Center on National Education Policy encourage in a democratic society. Their purpose in bringing up this topic is to ur ... ontributions to society.Today, some Americans are losing faith in the public schools believing that education would be improved if funding and responsibility for education was shifted more towards the ...

(5 pages) 62 0 4.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Biz Gov't

mportance for these groups. These may include a form of religion, a system of values, and a form of education. Our society in North America is no exception, and education is viewed as very important a ... cultural facet. Since we value success in the future of both our nation and as individuals, a solid education system has been designed for children age five through eighteen. This system is a large st ...

(1 pages) 351 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Education Reform

School Funding' Living in the United States, the land of opportunity, one would think that a decent education is a fundamental right. Yet that is not the case, not the case because like so many things ... ndamental right. Yet that is not the case, not the case because like so many things in life, public education revolves around money. And because of such, education reform that is much needed is slow t ...

(4 pages) 45 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Charter Schools

Foreword Public education stands at the forefront on the agenda for social improvement. Over the years, public educa ... mprovement nationwide, and urban school districts have been met with worse results. The crusade for education reform began catching the public eye in 1983 when then President Ronald Regan commissioned ... ols works to inform the greater community and help guide them in ways that can positively influence education policy. Based on our research, we have strategically focused our efforts on the following ...

(11 pages) 108 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


Education"¦although we are faced with this word on a day to day basis, the actual meaning beh ... s, the actual meaning behind it may come as a personal interpretation rather than a set definition. Education to me is the expansion of ones knowledge and the learning of the basic day-to-day skills n ... success life. In this definition, my personal interpretation of the word, the important aspects of education are held more within the actual "learning" of skills and the "preparation" for ...

(2 pages) 406 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

President Bush

During President Bush's State of the Union Address he discussed may topics including the economy, education, taxes, homeland security, trade/faith and charity based groups. These were his 5 major go ... inally he Said that "jobs", steady paychecks= prosperity. The next item he talked about was "education". Education reform was a major part in his talk about education. He said, " No child shoul ...

(2 pages) 19 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Reform in 1830's

e American Revolution. Half a century later, reformers concerned with abolition, women's rights and education helped to fulfill these ideals during the 1830's and 1840's. The reformers represented a f ... ife, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness be protected for all Americans in three ways: accessible education for the poor, the liberty of blacks and the equality of women.Horace Mann's report to the ...

(5 pages) 14 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

American Reform Movements

is time many Americans worked to improve life for others. Many Americans became reformers in education so that they could help improve the state's public schools. I believe the Americans were p ... use they had to pay the school taxes and many of them probably had children that they wanted a good education for their children. During this time people wanted laws requiring children to go to school ...

(1 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 - A Comprehensive Study

No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act of 2001. NCLB was designed to augment the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) of 1965. NCLB was touted as a landmark in education reform designed to improve ... gned to improve student achievement and change the culture of America's schools (U.S. Department of Education, 2005). At the time of its signing Bush commented that NCLB was one of the cornerstones of ...

(15 pages) 144 0 3.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Higher Education Policies in UK --- The Development to Meet the Challenges

its existing and future workforce (Hodgson, 1993). Over the last decades, the United Kingdom higher education reform has never stopped its pace ahead of the national reform or been less intervention i ... power in 1997. From then on his government began a series of reform policy. Blair initiated lots of education reform policies. From the beginning, Blair's government has taken the drastic measures to ...

(28 pages) 73 0 0.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

No Child Left Behind Debate

�PAGE � Saving Schools and Students from "No Child Left Behind"Education dates back to the earliest civilizations where cavemen taught other cavemen how to make fi ... ers created some of the world's first schools, which were made available to the elite class. Today, education is growing to an extreme and is becoming a major issue in American politics and culture. H ... reme and is becoming a major issue in American politics and culture. However, with all this talk of educational reform and reforming 2001's "No Child Left Behind" bill, do we really need it?The United ...

(7 pages) 3 0 0.0 Apr/2012

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Changing school calendar

Vancouver School Board. Blaine R. Worthen and Stephen W. Zsiray pointed out in "WhatTwenty Years Of Educational Studies Reveal About Year-Round Education" that students inyear-round schools normally t ... ell or better when it comes down to academicachievement than in traditional schools(31). Year-round education is also particularly beneficialfor students coming from low-income families(Worthen and Zs ...

(6 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2013

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors