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second max 123 essay - Donald Cooper Professor John Mercer...

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Donald Cooper Professor John Mercer (1,196) Better School Reform Left to The States Even though the President and Congress are pouring tens of billions of dollars into the American school system these actions are not effectively reforming American schools. School reform should be left to the states because the problem is too large for the national government to handle effectively. Right now waste and inefficiency still occur and schools are not getting any better. To effectively reform schools we need to start aiming at earlier education and reform projects within the schools rather than spending money for programs that aren’t working. State reform should be left to the many state governments because there are too many problems for the national government to handle effectively. School reform can be more effectively implemented by giving more power to the states and having them focus on early childhood education, creating smaller learning environments, and effectively training teachers and principals. Only with the proposed reform by the states can we have a true sense of equal opportunity for all children. In order to accomplish there goals to improve student success more power should be given to the states because states know where their weaknesses lie and how to effectively allocate revenue to provide equality for all students. The reform that the national government is trying to implement is too big to really have a chance to create equality for all children. Increasing federal-government funding and influence in education would just add to a growing problem. Pumping more money into the school
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systems is not necessarily beneficial. Miller states, “The United States spends more than nearly every other nation on schools, but out of 29 developed countries in a 2003 assessment, we ranked 24 th in math and in problem solving, 18 th in science, and 15
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