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Summary Of The Essentials Of A Good Education

analytical Essay
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In “The Essentials of a Good Education” by Diane Ravitch, she states that students are not getting a full curriculum because schools are focusing too much on the subjects the government has mandated. Since public schools are insistent on maintaining good test scores from their students, they taking more time for practice tests and are making cuts to other classes or departments they feel are less necessary to the students’ education, but in reality make them well-rounded students and future citizens. The No Child Left Behind law and the Race to the Top program have caused schools to obsess over test scores and data instead of keeping an advanced curriculum for their students. Educated parents would only want the best school with a full curriculum

In this essay, the author

  • Analyzes how the no child left behind law and race to the top program have caused schools to obsess over test scores and data instead of keeping an advanced curriculum for their students.
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