For a child’s income hugely contributes to the family’s total expenses. Unfortunately, sometimes they use children as a source of income. Another reason that leads to child labour is insufficient money for the school fee and school proximity. A report from the USA Today explains, “China still spends just 2.7% of its gross domestic product on education, less than half of what the United Nations recommends”. At times, schools generate work and study programs, in which, students are encouraged to work and study simultaneously.
A controversial topic of education, whether it is a right or a privilege, remains highly disputed till this day. Viewing education as a right sets many peoples’ perspectives astray from its original intention, helping children from poor families to attend school. The right of an education is often viewed as an obligation and not a need to compete in the world to survive. Moreover, as a right, education is frequently taken for granted. On the other hand, the privilege of an education creates a burdensome fee for many poor families, causing a rise of many illiterates.
An article written by Sean Coughlan states that, “Pupils in England already get an average of 150 hours extra teaching per year than their Finnish counterparts.” Students in Finland do not receive homework, but their test scores are ranked sixth in the world. This goes to prove that all the extra homework US students receive is not beneficial. Finland students also spend less time in school than US students do. This goes to conclude that extra homework does not equal better test
Basing school funding on property tax leads to unequal opportunities and environments for students, even though the government may claim it is not up to them, there needs to be a drastic change. Currently, taxes collected from the surrounding communities fund public school districts. Public schools get financed mainly by the property tax of the surrounding houses. “Resources available to school districts relied heavily on local property wealth, and property wealth per pupil varied greatly, as it continues today” (Ikpa 469). The current system may be beneficial in high income neighborhoods where the tax rates are higher, but it is insufficient in low income neighborhoods.
Europeans taught religion through schools (Document 9). European Colonialism affected education because more schools were created, western curriculum was taught, but not enough funding was available. Overall, the citizens of Kenya were socially affected by the European colonizers because their dressing and culture changed, school systems were changed, the amount of jobs were increased, and blacks were suddenly
They have the ability to plan vacations according to what works for their family, not what the school schedule allows for them. Many states have heavy regulations on homeschooling as far as the requirements and responsibilities go. However, the government in many places wants more regulations over homeschool education. Many want it to be outlawed altogether and the privilege to be taken away from families in order to have more control stating abuse and neglect on the parents part. Others want a more rigorous testing schedule and minimum educational requirements provided by the parent wanting to educate.
Analysis Of Data In this study on male underachievement, as shown in fig. 2, the majority (67%) of participants’ grades was less than 59 % and notably no participant obtained more than 90% on average. Of the total sample, most males (87%) attend school often enough for their attendance to be considered acceptable by a school’s standards. Of the remaining 13% of students that did not attend often belonged to single parent families. This implies poor grades are linked with single parent households.
8. How can a country's socioeconomic status affect education? Remember to state your sources. There are factors that condition the child to obtain a good learning, we must recognize that the socio-economic conditions are a main cause that affects these social groups. The economic adjustments provoked by the governments in power mean the increase in the levels of unemployment, reduction of subsidies; causing reduction in the contribution of households to the education of children, insufficient material resources, deteriorated health (inability to receive) violence, crime, vices; characteristic that the child adopts due to the fact that he does not meet his needs in the school training process.
Moreover, the low education level at schools is one of the popular reasons especially in Math and English subjects, additionally the private students are suffering in native language (Arabic). Parents are suffering with their children nowadays because of the complicated and trivial curricula. Furthermore, a large number of teachers are giving more effort in private lessons and classes outside the school -leading to lower effort in the classroom. (Fattahova,2013). The government should spend more money to invest on education, by enhancing the teachers ' salaries, and the ministry of education has to consider on spending more money to change the old curricula taught at schools, also government should invest on enhancing teachers ' skills and rebuild the
Until 1976, policies and implementation of education is legally determined for each of the right of States of India. The 42nd Amendment to the Constitution in 1976 has made education a "concurrent object." From now on central and local governments shared formal responsibility for funding and administration of education. In such a large country like India, now with 29 states and seven