The Externalities of Education Essay

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The K-12 public school system of the U.S. must be nurtured, diversified and promoted to a higher academic standard. The term “public education” means education that is publicly financed through various tax programs and those personnel in charge are accountable to public authorities and designated places of education must be accessible to all students with attendance mandatory unless specified through legal documentation. The term "public education" covers every type of public school from kindergarten through the 12th grade to include traditional, charter, magnet, vocational and various alternative schools. With the majority of students living in the U.S. attending public schools, the quality of the entire public education system not…show more content…
A child's second home is with an alternative family at school with classmates and teachers. Learning competitiveness in mathematics, science, languages and other related subjects is a must and the learning of how to be honest in school, to learn how to manage anxiety and anger in everyday situations. If these skills are achieved, most likely a reduction in crime will be reported, possibly less growth of single parent families and more consistency in the correction or even demise of social problems (Allaria 2011). General collaboration with public schools will help individual students achieve these skills to facilitate the raising of standards to a better society. Attending public schools should have a positive impact for community growth and betterment but also the human development of the individuals attending. Education at home and expanding it at school are the foundation for developing respectable citizens. Parents need to stop thinking of school as a place to send their kids so they are in a safe place while they are at work. Teachers should stop seeing children as just a part of their job and get paid accordingly. Public schools can produce all types of young adults but it takes the support of the family and the efforts of all mature adults that come in contact with them to assist in the grooming and educating of well behaved, respectful and respected young adult citizens (Allaria 2011). The current and ever growing
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