All articles with tags: inequality
Why do only rich people get a good education in America?
This article looks at how the wealth gap in the United States affects access to quality education. It examines how the cost of college tuition and school fees can be prohibitive for those from low-income backgrounds, and how the lack of resources in poorer schools can make it difficult for students to get a good education. It also looks at how this disparity in access to education can perpetuate inequality in society. Ultimately, the article argues that the only way to ensure equal access to education is to provide more funding for public schools and to make college more affordable for all.Read more
Why is 'quality' in education not the same for everybody?
This article examines why the quality of education is not the same for everyone. It argues that education is not a level playing field and that access to quality education is often determined by one's socio-economic status. Factors such as poverty, racial and gender discrimination, and unequal access to resources all contribute to this inequality. Furthermore, educational institutions and policymakers are often biased in favor of the privileged. The article concludes by highlighting the need for systemic reform to ensure that all students can access quality education.Read more