Inequality, Injustice and Despair: The Unfulfilled Dream of Public Education


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Inequality, Injustice, and Despair: The Unfulfilled Dream of Public Education
The development of a young mind is reliant upon intricate complexities. From the formation of curriculum to the demonstration of learning, multiple influences create challenges for the educator, the pupil, the parents, and society. In America, public education can be traced to Thomas Jefferson, who introduced a bill that was designed to make counties “establish at its own expense an elementary, school, to which every citizen should be entitled to send his children free for three years” (Graves 86). State by state, public education has become a certainty for all citizens. Unfortunately, while all citizens are entitled to a free education, the education that is...
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