Jonathan Kozol’s Fremont High School

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Jonathan Kozol’s Fremont High School

By | July 2011
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Jonathan Kozol’s Fremont High School

Schools lacking social utilities that are needed to promote the academic status of its students is an issue. Whether these utilities should be kept opened or closed is widely debated in most communities. The condition of such schools is an important issue because it determines the future of its students academically. Some issues facing schools include social, public and economical issues; this essay will consider arguments concerning the social, public and economical causes of this problem through the use of Jonathan Kozol's "TITLE OF ARTICLE", as well as the discussion of the reasons why some schools do not receive sufficient funds to care for public schools.

Upon reading the article by Jonathan Kozol concerning Fremont High School, many questions arise due to the situation of the school.  Social and public problems are ones that come to mind. We can deduce a lot of points from Kozol's article such as his description of the lack of sufficient classroom space, "nearly a third of all the classrooms in the school, were located in portables...took place in converted storage closet". Upon reflection, we can gather that the school does not receive sufficient funds from its funding source. Therefore, the school is only able to keep things running from the little they receive from funds. A high school of about 5,000 students can never be a private school. Private schools mostly have a small intake of students at a time in order to make sure that the ratio of students to instructors are proportional to aid the students in their academic works, by allowing more one on one time between instructors and  students. These schools are mostly not built very big, instead, they are of small sizes. This allows its funding source to be able to well furnish the school with all necessary amenities, in order for its students to get the right environment to study comfortably. In most places, students actually pay some kind of tuition fees...
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