Informative Speech Outline On Education

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A. Attention Getter: George H. W. Bush once proclaimed, “Think about every problem, every challenge, we face. The solution to each starts with education.”

B. Relevance of topic to audience: As future educators, we have the power to initiate the solutions to the problems in education that bush refers to.
C. Credibility: Studying the agenda of potential presidential candidates in regard to education, is something I have always found necessary because it has affected everyone of us.
D. Thesis/Central Idea: Politicians, more specifically Presidents, have influenced how children in America are challenged and evaluated in the education system for many years.
E. Preview: Today, I will dissect the presidents that have impacted us the most starting with George W. Bush, Barack Obama, and Donald Trump as well as legislation passed under their administration.

Transition: When students our age began learning the alphabet and how to count, our teachers implemented the goals and regulations under Bush’s No Child Left Behind Act.

II. Body

A. The No Child Left Behind Act was made official in 2001, when I was only 2 years old.

1. “Every year, students in grades 3-8 were tested on basic reading and math skills and the government used these test scores to hold the school accountable under the NCLB,” revealed by Patrick McGuinn, a student at Drew University. If you grew up in Illinois, you may remember the ISATs we took in grade school. Other states had their own variation of
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