School in Society (5 Roles of Schools (Work Force Readiness: Classroom…
School in Society
5 Roles of Schools
Work Force Readiness: Classroom Jobs, Parent or Community Member Jobs, Communication Stations, and Job Fairs
Academic Achievement: Foundational Learning, Interactive Study Sessions, Assessments, and Innovative Content Teaching
Citizenship: Learning the pledge, Classroom Community, and Debating Respectfully.
Social Development: Cooperative Play, Classroom Expectations, Emotional Maturity, Agree to Disagree, and Learn Conversation Tactics.
Cultural Transmissions: Thanksgiving, Homecoming, Historical Events, and Traditions.
Cultures of Family: Understanding Different Family Dynamics, Religion, Race, Finances, Living Situations, Household Size, Language, Partnering WITH Parents, Schools is like a Family
Common Culture: Individualism, Freedoms and Rights, Understanding Students.
Culture of Partnering with the Community: Fundrasiers, Competitions, Sports, Fine Arts, Communtiy Rescourses, Integration, Community Involvment, Relationship Building
Diversity: Ethical, Racial, Language, Religion, Better Serving the Community, Adapting to Environment, Understanding Demographics, Keeping up with Changing Society.
School Culture: Reflection of Community, Mascots, Sports, Extra Curricular Activities, School Atmosphere, What makes it Unique.
Rural Area: country, open, farming, have to travel for resources, 21% of population live in rurual communities, 14% of the rural population live in poverty, Teacher shortages
Suburban Area: outlaying single family housing surrounded by larger cities
Urban Area: rich in libraries, museums, theaters, great diversity, 1/5 individuals are foreign born, large financial gaps between wealthy and poor, magnet & charter schools extremely popular.
Department of Education
Public School: Free and Appropriate for Everyone, Local School District Boundaries sets parameters for Attendents
Charter School: Publicly Funded but independently uses alternative methods, Success enables staying, Admits any students until full, Lottery System Acceptance
Magnet School: Selective Acceptance, Public School with Special Curriculum, Usually has Try-outs
Voucher: parents pay to transfer student(s) to a more successful school bringing their tax dollars to that school to support it, Not Legal in MIssouri
Home School: More than 1.7 million homeschooled students; 3.4% of school aged children
Virtual School: MOVIP transforms into MOCAP, All work done only to receive credit for classes without "attending school".
Compulsory Law: Ages 7-17 in Missouri, Guardians held responsible their child(s) education. In the United States, we truly commit education to all students
They Set: Policies for Funds, Collect Data and Research, Address Problems, Ensure Equal Access.
Their mission is to serve students and promote achievement.
Education is a key factor that affects the community