Education In Public Schools

When American's think of education, they almost automatically think of public education. Through the years it is slowly changing. Many parents' today are deciding to home school their children. Although most people think that a public education is better, most statistics and facts tend to show that home schooling is beneficial in more ways. It is estimated that parents are now teaching over two million children at home, rather than in public or even private schools.
Education in our public schools has been on the down slope for over twenty years now. Public schools have lost all values and biblical morality. This was what our country was founded on and it has been replaced with ...

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is a growing problem among juveniles. A juvenile commits one out of every five rapes that occur in the United States. There is also a higher use of drugs and alcohol among kids in public schools. Over 80 percent of public high school students drink alcohol and 45.7 percent have used marijuana. Drugs and alcohol make most people extremely violent. That is also on of the reasons why our violence and crime rates are so high.
Over hundreds of millions of dollars are spend on the security of our nation’s public schools. The Seattle Times once said, "In Washington, D.C., drugs and violence were such a problem in one elementary school, that the principal banned regular recess, and the children are only allowed to play outside in a pit enclosed by eight-foot concrete walls, or on a small section of playground monitored by the police." The disciplinary problems of children usually start even before they reach public school. In the last ten years, research shows that infants raised in ...

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Added: 10/24/2008 03:40:41 PM
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