Compare And Contrast Education And American Education

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“Education is the most powerful weapon we can use to change the world.”- Nelson Mandela. The percentage of people attending school is a lot higher than some countries. Some countries are have below 20% of their children going to school. Every country has different laws with education and different customs with it. U.S.A and Pakistan two countries and two different yet similar educations.
School in Pakistan is a privilege and not many people get to go because of money. The terrorist organization called the Taliban keeps people from going to school. The Taliban has been killing people and many people fear for the lives of their families and friends not to mention their own. Malala was fortunate enough to have a father that happened to own a girls …show more content…

In America public schools are enforced by the law to everyone and have to go until you’re 16 years old since 1852. In America the city provides transportation for you to get to school in case you live too far to walk. Moreover, girls and boys are free to go together to school in America. Here you have a choice to either go to an unisex school or to a coed school. Schools sometimes separate the two genders for some subjects but not all of them. Additionally, America teaches harder subjects so the children have better educations. children learn basic algebra in 6th or 7th grade. Many schools provide many sports and other more academic needs like computers.
The United States and Pakistan both require education until you’re sixteen. Education hasn’t been required in Pakistan until recently. Both Pakistani and American schools begin and end at the same time roughly. “I was late, as usual, because i’d slept in”(127). In America I know I have to wake up early in the morning.In Pakistan and America they both ride buses. School buses are great but this is where Malala was shot. Pakistan and America also have teachers in their school.
Pakistan and the United State have different styles of education that overlap in few ways. While Pakistanis are privileged if they get to go to school because of the money and the Taliban, America has co ed schools that aren’t

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