Jose Benitez SOC-220 Dr. Servatius 12/1/19 Social Problems Within Education Worksheet Social problems within education institutions can directly influence every level of a child's growth and learning. A social problem that plays a role in the education system would be drugs and alcohol, teens who like to engage in substance use usually will have problems in lower grades, memory issues and a higher chance of school absences (Loop, 2016). Another social problem would be racism, by denying someone’s rights, or acting negative towards them, which believe it or not if still a problem in America. Society has made it easy for kids and teens to believe that drugs and alcohol use is not a big deal, but that is entirely wrong. A 2011 survey based on American High School students by the CDC states that 39 percent of teens reported drinking alcohol within the past 30 days. (Loop, 2016). On a micro-level drug abuse can affect an adolescent by changing their view and willingness to succeed in education. Their grades began to fall, school activities are no longer an interest and
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