Salary stagnation in the face of escalating costs of living has undermined the middle class and the whole idea of the American Dream.
Adult education Students completing high school may choose to attend a college or university, which offer undergraduate degrees such as Associate's degrees or Bachelor's degrees baccalaureate.
Community college or junior college typically offer two-year associate degrees, although some community colleges offer a limited number of bachelor's degrees.
Some community college students choose to transfer to a four-year institution to pursue a bachelor's degree. Community colleges are generally publicly funded usually by local cities or counties and offer career certifications and part-time programs.
Four-year institutions may be public or private colleges or universities. Some counties and cities have established and funded four-year institutions. Some of these institutions, such as the City University of New Yorkare still operated by local governments.
Others such as the University of Louisville and Wichita State University are now operated as state universities. Private institutions are privately funded and there is a wide variety in size, focus, and operation.
Some private institutions are large research universities, while others are small liberal arts colleges that concentrate on undergraduate education. Some private universities are nonsectarian and secularwhile others are religiously-affiliated.
While most private institutions are non-profit, a growing number in the past decade have been established as for-profit. Curriculum varies widely depending on the institution. Typically, an undergraduate student will be able to select an academic "major" or concentrationwhich comprises the main or special subjects, and students may change their major one or more times.
Some students, typically those with a bachelor's degree, may choose to continue on to graduate or professional schoolsometimes attached to a university.
Graduate degrees may be either master's degrees e. Programs range from full-time, evening and executive which allows for flexibility with students' schedules. These include medicallawbusinesseducationdivinityartjournalismsocial workarchitectureand engineering schools.
Variations[ edit ] In K—12 education, sometimes students who receive failing grades are held back a year and repeat coursework in the hope of earning satisfactory scores on the second try.
High school graduates sometimes take a gap year before the first year of college, for travel, work, public service, or independent learning.
Many undergraduate college programs now commonly are five year programs. This is especially common in technical fields, such as engineering.
The five-year period often includes one or more periods of internship with an employer in the chosen field. Many graduate students do not start professional schools immediately after finishing undergraduate studies, but work for a time while saving up money or deciding on a career direction.
K—12 education[ edit ] Schooling is compulsory for all children in the United States, but the age range for which school attendance is required varies from state to state. Some states allow students to leave school between 14—17 with parental permission, before finishing high school; other states require students to stay in school until age Most parents send their children to either a public or private institution.
According to government data, one-tenth of students are enrolled in private schools. School districts are usually separate from other local jurisdictions, with independent officials and budgets. They taught a total of 55, students, who attended one ofschools. In some cases, pupils may be promoted beyond the next regular grade.
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Parents may also choose to educate their own children at home ; 1. Around 60 percent of black dropouts end up spending time incarcerated. The Center for American Progress commends Florida and Texas as the only two states that provide annual school-level productivity evaluations which report to the public how well school funds are being spent at the local level.
This allows for comparison of school districts within a state. The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development says that this is due to focusing on the low end of performers.
All of the recent gains have been made, deliberately, at the low end of the socioeconomic scale and among the lowest achievers.
The country has been outrun, the study says, by other nations because the US has not done enough to encourage the highest achievers.
They spend 1, hours a year on their work, just below the national average of 1, hours for all workers. School buses provide the largest mass transit program in the country, 8. Non-school transit buses give 5. This flight had other, non-educational ramifications as well.
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Special education is the catch–all term that encompasses the specialized services that schools provide for disabled students. Policymakers might have several reasons for seeking a deeper understanding of the state’s approach to delivering special education.