The Importance Of Education In Education

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George Washington stated, “The best means of forming a manly, virtuous, and happy people will be found in the right education of youth. Without this foundation, every other means, in my opinion, must fail” (Educational Quotes from our Founding Fathers, Tilus). Most schools have an education mission statement that usually talk about a goal of preparing students for a mix of lifeline success, citizenship, college, and careers. Although many schools have great education, as a whole, schools are failing to teach kids character by failing to teach morality. Instead, the American education system bases the education off standardized testing. There must be a revolution in education from moral relativism to Judeo-Christian values in order for the next generation to receive the full benefit of education. Right now, there is a great debate on whether the education system should teach morality. “The teaching of moral values has been a topic of controversy in education for years, with good reason. The debate has always shifted around it is the parents’ responsibly, what morals to teach, and how would you teach those morals” (Should Schools Teach Values Blair). The goal of education is to teach students with the tools for life and learning. If school system does not find a building block to teach character, then the system is cheating children of what it promised to do, which is to prepare students for life. Over fifty percent of the children in the United States live in a minority
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