An Theoretical School District, School, And A Classroom

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In this paper I am going to present an theoretical school district, school, and a classroom as examples of

the ideal that our educational system should strive to achieve. The philosophy my schools will be based

on is one of equality. Every single child will have an opportunity to receive the best possible education.

However, we will never lower our standards for the sake of equality. Each child will be pushed to his or

her personal best, not an average standard.

Before talking about what goes on inside the schools, I 'd like to mention the district itself. There will be

no alternative school choices, bussing, or deliberate desegregation practices. Each school will be

remarkably similar to the others in the district so that every child may receive a similar education

regardless of the neighborhood they live in. When students are separated to different schools for any

reason (academic talent, wealth, interests, race, gender) they fail to interact with different types of

people that they will undoubtedly encounter in the "real" adult world. In addition, I feel that is very

important for children from the same neighborhood to attend the same school in order to increase a

sense of community. Finally, as the Case Study of Boulder Valley points out, school choice takes valuable

resources away from teaching and places them in school competition (Howe 144).

Within a typical high school, there will be many different kinds of students. Likewise, there will be

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