The Benefits Of Private And Public Schools

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Nelson Mandela, the first black President of South Africa, once said: “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world”. It is undeniably true that education is integral to the development of every country since it links directly to the generations who are the main workforce of a nation’s future. School choice has significant effects on increasing both academic achievement and attainment (Burke & Sheffield, 2011). Choosing a suitable school among a wide variety of choices is one of the most important decisions for students when it comes to quality and accountability. The differences in education provided by private and public schools reflect the ideality they are to students. Both of them have their own benefits as well as drawbacks which should be thoroughly considered to facilitate students’ demands and ability.
Firstly, private schools require a large amount of money for tuition and other development activities. Since they run on independent financial systems, the fee for every school year is adjusted by the change of the nation’s markets. On the other hand, as public schools’ maintenance relies on public taxes and government funding, they have more reasonable tuition fee, and to some extent, the amount of money is more secured which can only suffer from slight changes each year. According to National Center for Education Statistics, the US’s average tuition and required fees in postsecondary institutions in the school year 2014-2015 was
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