High School and Students

1891 Words Oct 3rd, 2010 8 Pages
Jennifer G. Bolisay
A61
Rhetorical Pattern: Argumentative Essay

Purpose: To argue with people against K-12
Audience: Parents and students
Role: Researcher, one who wants people to be also pro K-12
Thesis Statement: Although adding 2 more years to the basic 10 year education system of the Philippines will cost the poorest Filipinos, imposing the 12 year education plan will give more job opportunities to students, make more globally competitive students and maximize their time on choosing their career base on ability.
Outline:
I. Introduction: A. The total percentage of college students who graduated in the Philippines in the year 2005 which are unemployed. B. The background of K-12 education plan. C. Although adding 2
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Br. Armin Luistro FSC, Department of Education secretary, said that instead of having six years elementary and four years high school, the system will be changed to seven years elementary and five years high school. Former secretaries of the said department since already proposed the plan. This year, they will push through with the K-12 education plan. It is one of President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino’s plans for the improvement of the country’s education system. Majority of the Filipinos are truly against it because of the additional burden it can cause. Although adding two more years to the basic 10-year education system of the Philippines will cost the poorest Filipinos, imposing the 12-year education plan will give more job opportunities to students, make more globally competitive students and maximize their time on choosing their career base on ability. K-12 means from “Kindergarten” to “Twelfth grade”. Majority are against it because of the cost it will give to the poorest Filipinos. The Philippines is suffering from poverty, not all but majority are in poverty. Two years are long for them. The additional two years will only mean another year of buying school supplies and giving allowance. It is an additional financial burden for them. Most parents decide in moving their children from private to public school. Some drop out of school. A report showed that in 2009, there are 13.68 million students enrolled in elementary. Of