According to Psych Central, in the United States, there are more than about 30 percent of students failing to graduate high school and what is even more shocking, is in the urban settings, there are more than 70 percent of students who fail to graduate high school. Because of this high rate of students failing to graduate, this has cost the United States billions of dollars in lost of productivity and for crime rates to increase. It is very important for more parents and staff to become aware of the severity of the students failing in schools. There are more and more children ending up homeless and or involved in gang activity because they are not able to graduate school. Some of the root causes for children failing to graduate is that they have a huge lack of motivation to continue to be successful in school. Many children in high school are not as motivated to learn or grow with their education. It is important for parents to become more involved in helping their children stay motivated in their education and to keep them interested. Parents should be more creative in utilizing the latest platforms and technology in keeping education fun and interesting for their children.
According to the Edvocate, there are many studies that have been conducted that clearly show that the reason that the education system is failing children has to do with the following: parents not being involved enough, the closure of schools, overcrowded schools, technology downsides, lack of diversity, stagnant school spending, outdated teacher training methods, lack of teacher education innovation, some students are lost to the school-to-prison pipeline, influence of high school dropouts and the achievement gap. There are so many different reasons for why the educational system has been failing many students. …Read More