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American Education System

March 31, 2016 | Author: | Posted in education, education theories





American Education



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American Education is provided mainly by the government , with control and funding coming from three levels : HYPERLINK “http /en .wikipedia .org /wiki /Federal_government_of_the_United_States \o “Federal government of the United States ” federal , HYPERLINK “http /en .wikipedia .org /wiki /State_government ” \o “State government state , and HYPERLINK “http /en .wikipedia .org /wiki /Local_government \o “Local government ” local . At the primary and secondary school levels , curricula , funding , teaching , and other policies are set through locally elected [banner_entry_middle]

HYPERLINK “http /en .wikipedia .org /wiki /School_board \o “School board ” school boards with jurisdiction over HYPERLINK “http /en .wikipedia .org /wiki /School_district ” \o “School district school districts . School districts can be (but are not always coextensive with HYPERLINK “http /en .wikipedia .org /wiki /Counties ” \o “Counties ” counties or HYPERLINK “http /en .wikipedia .org /wiki /Municipalities ” \o “Municipalities municipalities . Educational standards and HYPERLINK “http /en .wikipedia .org /wiki /Standardized_testing ” \o “Standardized testing ” standardized testing decisions are usually made by the HYPERLINK “http /en .wikipedia .org /wiki /U .S ._state ” \o “U .S . state states through acts of the HYPERLINK “http /en .wikipedia .org /wiki /State_legislature ” \o “State legislature state legislature and HYPERLINK “http /en .wikipedia .org /wiki /Governor ” \o “Governor ” governor , and decisions of the state HYPERLINK “http /en .wikipedia .org /wiki /Department_of_education ” \o “Department of education ” departments of education

Education of the learning disabled , blind , deaf , and emotionally disturbed is structured to adhere as closely as possible to the same experience received by normal students . Blind and deaf students usually have separate classes in which they spend most of their day , but may sit in on normal classes with guides or interpreters . The learning disabled often attend for the same amount of time as other students however they also usually spend most of their day in separate classrooms commonly known as special education or special ed here they often receive extra instruction or perform easier work . The goal of these programs , however , is to try and bring everyone up to the same standard and provide equal opportunity to those students who are challenged . Some students are identified early on as having HYPERLINK “http /en .wikipedia .org /wiki /Dyslexia ” \o “Dyslexia ” dyslexia or being significantly slower learners than other students . The federal government supports the standards developed in the HYPERLINK “http /en .wikipedia .org /w /index .php ?title Individuals_with_Disabilities _Education_Improvement_Act_of_2004 action edit ” \o “Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004 ” Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004 . The law mandates that schools must accommodate students with disabilities as defined by the act , and specifies methods for funding the sometimes large costs of providing them with the necessary facilities . Larger districts are often able to provide more adequate and quality care for those with special needs

It was noted that the country has a low literacy rate as compared with other developed countries , with a reading HYPERLINK “http /en .wikipedia .org /wiki /Literacy_rate ” \o “Literacy rate literacy rate at 86-98 of the population over… [banner_entry_footer]


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