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Unformatted text preview: exposed to teachers like this most of their life. In public school, it is an obligation to take anyone who would like to enroll into the school system. This is different when it comes to private schools. Private schools, according to Sipher, get to choose if the student is acceptable for the school. They have the right to kick them out or fail the student. They do this knowing the student has the option of going to a public school. By abolishing mandatory attendance, it would allow everyone to know that school is for serious students only who are willing and wanting to learn. School would no longer be considered a day-care or a place for students to socialize. Grades would improve because students wouldn't have others there to distract them and the teacher could focus more on what she is supposed to be doing, which is teaching. In the process of trying to "be all things for all people," the education system has "failed miserably at what they were originally formed to accomplish."...
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This note was uploaded on 04/16/2008 for the course PSYCH 020 taught by Professor Erickkson during the Spring '08 term at East Carolina University .
- Spring '08