The Importance Of Education In Education

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Education is the key to unlocking the greatest potential in all human beings. The quest for knowledge is one that people begin from the moment they are born till the moment they die. This means that the education children receive will not only mold a generation, but the future of the country in which the generation lives. The United States, the leading country in world, currently has an educational system in decline for a multitude of reasons. One of those reasons, that many people choose to ignore, is the effect of religion becoming more segregated from the educational system. Religion is becoming more disassociated from schools each year because schools believe this will help keep the focus on more important subjects and will protect against…show more content…
It has been shown through many studies that a strong combination of religious practice and stable marital relationships contributes to a strong and successful next generation. The argument for religion in a student’s home begins with the rising divorce rate in the country. Children strive to succeed better in school with a strong parental influence. This cannot be achieved if a child has to be bounced between each parent or worse; that one parent is completely out of the picture. Religious practice has been linked to strong stability in marriages and would help deter the alarming trend of divorce rates in the United States. Another sense children gain from having religion at home is a sense educational determination. A study conducted showed that educational attainment is more important in religious household. Children will perform far better in school if they have more initiative to learn compared to just showing up to class. Finally, religion deters against acts of domestic violence at home. This claim is supported by a study that states men that attend religious services are 50% less likely to hurt their spouses compared to peers that attend service once a year or less. Domestic violence at home can seriously distract and discourage a child from education because thoughts of depression and anger can become present. There is not a single solution to any of this, but an injection of religion into the modern household would help bring back the strong support system that students need and
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