Brian D Agnew | Development of individual citizens by US School System

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Development of individual citizens by US School System:

Development of individual citizens by US School System Brian D Agnew

Development of individual citizens::

Development of individual citizens: Americans place great value on “the individual” (people thinking for themselves, and doing the things they feel are important to them) Americans believe that all citizens should be given the opportunity to study and learn to develop their own individual talents and abilities

Development of the country::

Development of the country: The well being of all Americans depends on people using their talents for the welfare of the entire country Our countries future depends on all Americans learning to work together for the common good

The educational ladder:

The educational ladder


Preschool: Preschools accept children who are 3-4 years of age. Most preschools are private, however, some communities accept preschool as part of their public education system


Kindergarten: Many public school systems start with kindergarten for 5 and 6 year olds The word kindergarten is German and means “garden for children” This is where children spend a year learning how to get along with others and preparing for first grade

Elementary school::

Elementary school: Most children enter the first year of elementary school at age 6 in the first grade. Here, children learn the “building blocks” of education Reading Writing Arithmetic Citizenship The curriculum also includes subjects like history, science, health, art, and music

Junior High School::

Junior High School: Usually made up of grades 7, 8, and 9 In modern days these are being replaced will middle or intermediate schools grades 4-8 In Carmichaels, we use this time to not only further your knowledge, but also prepare you for the structure of high school

High School:

High School Students who complete the first 8 or 9 grades enter high school. There are generally 3 types of high schools: Academic, which prepare students for college Vocational, which teach students a trade or occupation Comprehensive, offer both options

Magnet schools::

Magnet schools: Designed with a curriculum that focuses on 1 or a few areas of studies while still providing base knowledge in all subject areas These schools are designed to attract students interested in that schools core subject area Any student in the community can apply to these schools

Higher education:

Higher education The need for higher education in America has grown with new advancements in technology

Community Colleges:

Community Colleges Also called junior colleges Often supported by tax payers Offer courses for low tuition Many community college students transfer to 4 year colleges to finish their education or training

Colleges and Universities:

Colleges and Universities There are roughly 1,500 colleges and universities in the United States Most offer 4 year degrees (bachelors degree) in a variety of fields Most are coeducational, they accept both male and female students

Types of colleges:

Types of colleges Colleges and universities range in size from small private schools with a few hundred students to large institutions with 10,000 or more students Some are organized into universities, which mean that they incorporate 1 or more colleges Many colleges offer a graduate school, which allows you to continue your education after receiving a 4 year degree. Degrees from Graduate school are called “master” or “doctorate” degree



Stay in school::

Stay in school: Generally, it pays to stay in school People with higher education degrees make more money annually then people who limit their education.

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