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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.
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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.
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. 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.(In the US, students graduate from high school, junior high school, elementary school and even nursery school.) At high schools (as at colleges and universities) there are ceremonies to celebrate graduation complete with caps, gowns, diplomas, and speeches by staff and students.
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In , VMI’s single-sex policy was finally challenged when a female high-school student, seeking admission to VMI, filed a complaint with the Attorney General. She alleged that VMI’s exclusively male admission policy violated the Equal Protection Clause of the 14th Amendment.
Research on school dropout extends from early 20th-century pioneers until now, marking trends of causes and prevention. However, specific dropout causes reported by students from several nationally representative studies have never been examined together, which, if done, could lead to a better understanding of the dropout problem.
Push, pull, and falling out factors provide a framework for.