Good Teachers Essay

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Schools were established to teach students the means of survival in preparation for a global economy. Education’s major objective today is to help increase our economy and prepare our students for future jobs. However, the progress of our public school education system in the 21st century has declined over the years. Other countries have exceeded our American Education system, especially in the areas of reading and math. Poverty stricken areas and minorities are being deprived of receiving a good quality education. Instead, only the fortunate and the lucky students are able to receive a good education. Families apply for the lottery scholarship in hopes to be accepted to a charter school as the key for to receive a good quality education.…show more content…
Typically, an average student at a 50th percentile would be encouraged to move up to a 58th percentile from the results of a good teacher. High qualify teachers can substitute for any shortfalls a student may have, i.e., broken homes, nutritional deficiency, and other disadvantage backgrounds. According to the results of the schools achievement scores, it is believed that good teachers are more in the suburban areas and bad teachers are mostly in the inner city areas. However, does not hold true for all teachers, because there are some good teachers that serve disadvantage students. However, good teachers are not supported for the hard work and how they impact students to learn. They should be given compensated with an…show more content…
The public schools system did not promote success. Instead, it protected an academic breakdown in the academics system. This encouraged parents lean toward charter schools even more. It was shocking to know that out of 55,000 teachers only 10 teachers were fired out the entire Harlem school district. The movie didn’t elaborate much about bad teachers, but it shared stories about teachers that worked in the public school system. In one case, a teacher who had worked two years as a fifth-grade teacher noticed her students with a reading deficiency at a lower grade level. Unfortunately, she lacked the support of the administration for providing help for these students. This is evidence of teachers who care about the welfare of students’ academic success. Surprisingly, community protesters marched against charter schools and felt threatened by them. Teachers and Harlem Success Parents were spokespersons who wanted better schools for
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