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Surname 1 Student Professor Course Date Money Matter in Education According to the latest statics, US use almost $500 billion in a year for school. The figure makes the country the leading investor in teaching in the world. It even spends more in education than in defence. The generous allocation of the resources to the education sector has raised a lot of demand on the matters of accountability. People also want to know how possible the level of academic improvement is almost equal to the nation’s investment ( Burtless & Gary, 492 ) According to James Coleman, he studied on the differences in the financing program majorly on the schools that the whites and the blacks attended. Then he came up with a shocking result that revealed the funding of the schools does not have that close relationship with achievement. He came up with a valid research that showed that the family social and economic status together with the social composition of the institution and the student body, in general, were the pointers of the achievement of the student. The funding levels and other allocation of resources to schools were found to be irrelevant in giving a detailed explanation on the performance of diverse schools since the scores of the students imitated the SES. Money matters a lot in schools, especially when funding activities which are outside the normal class activities. The activities may be sports, drama festival or music festivals, and the educational trips. These activities need funds for them to be satisfactory to the students where the whole school fraternity will benefit as a result. The vehicles that will be used to transport
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Surname 2 the students to these places also need to be fuelled, and if the distances between these locations are far then, it means that a lot of money is required. The school will also be required to provide some extra cash to the sports department to buy some sports equipment that will be necessary for the students. The school will also need to purchase drama costumes that will be used by those students that perform different arts. The school will also need to go and book those places that the students will visit when they go for an academic trip. The amount of money required depends on the kind of place the students will go. It is inevitable because the students need to go to those locations for them to acquire basic information that is essential in class. Schools need to invest a lot in purchasing modern equipment that is essential today. Current school items comprise of new elements that are used by most excellent schools. The things affect the performance of the students indirectly. These items are modern education software utilized the students to access different information from the internet. The student needs computers for them to access the information when they at home. In the process of doing these things, the students and the parents incur many expenses because the cost of accessing laptops is very high. It is essential to students because they require some information from the
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