Essay about School Vs. Education And Education

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Technology and education has surged a tremendous amount from what it was decades ago. Advanced computers to super smart phones and new and improved school textbooks are among many of the new breakthroughs. Throughout the story school vs education Russell baker the author argues the deficiencies both school and education depicted throughout his time. Jonathan Kozol the author of “The human cost of and illiterate society” argues that illiterate people are a burden to non-illiterate humans and that they’re sometimes taken advantage of. Both of these stories were written in the mid to late 1900s and everything wasn’t as advanced as it is today. Education as a whole and schooling has progressed a lot. The number of illiterate people has increased due to the amount of people on the planet compared to 1950 but advancements are tackling that issue.
Throughout Russell Bakers story “School Vs Education” he looks at the many problems of both the categories have. Describing the inadequacy of the school system back in 1975 when this story was written Baker says “By the age of six the average child will have completed the basic American education” (School Vs Education, Baker). Baker makes his hate for the current state of school system well known and states that students learn more from everyday experiences rather than traditional classroom learning. Baker says “From television, the child will have learned how to pick a lock, commit a fairly elaborate bank hold up and keep laundry twice…

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