Education in the United States


Education in the United States is one of the main reasons for the current development. The focus is largely on committees and the Government.

Education in the United States is provided primarily by the public sector with monitoring and funding comes from three levels: federal and local. And compulsory education for children.

Public education is a universally provided curriculum, funding, teachers, and other educational policies, and is presented by elected councils with their jurisdiction over educational districts and the guidance of many state legislatures.

Educational standards and standardized test decisions are usually provided by state governments.

The compulsory education age ranges from state to state and begins from the age of five to eight and ends at the age of 14 to 18 years. There are a number of countries that require compulsory education up to the age of 18.

Importance and Requirements of Compulsory Education Educate children in public schools, state approval of private schools and home schooling program. Education is divided into three levels: primary school, middle school (called preparatory) and high school.

In 2000, there were 76.6 million students enrolled in schools from kindergartens and schools to postgraduate studies, 72 per cent of whom were between the ages of 12 and 17 and were academically evaluated for their age. Of those enrolled in compulsory education 5.2 million, or 10.4%, were enrolled in private schools.

Of the country's adult population, more than 85% completed secondary school and 27% received a bachelor's degree or higher.