Restrictions of Goal 4: Quality Education - Coggle Diagram
Restrictions of Goal 4: Quality Education
The highest-spending districts in the United States spend nearly 10 times more than the lowest-spending, with large differentials both across and within states.
In most states, children who live in low-income neighborhoods attend the most under-resourced schools.
school districts serving the largest concentrations of students of color receive approximately $1,800 less per student in state and local funding than those serving the fewest students of color, and the differentials are even greater within states.
Standards for teachers
23% of all secondary teachers don't even have a minor in their main teaching field, in the United States.
A school in NYC had 35 teacher positions open to which they received nearly 800 applications! They decided to administer a test -- an 11th-grade state English exam. Only a quarter of the applicants got passing marks on the exam.
a 2007 McKinsey & Co. study is that top-performing nations draw their teachers from the top-third of their high school and college graduates; in the United States, most teachers come from the bottom 60%.
Females are 1.5 more likely to be denied their right to primary education.
40% of women living in developing countries do not attend school.
63% of illiterate adults are females.
39 percent of rural girls attend secondary school. This is far fewer than rural boys (45 percent), urban girls (59 percent) and urban boys (60 percent).
Children of mothers with no education in the Latin American and Caribbean region are 3.1 times more likely to die than those with mothers who have secondary or tertiary education, and 1.6 more likely to die than those whose mothers have primary-level education.
Overcrowding in the classroom
In 2015, the United Nations’ World Population Prospects reported that African countries such as Niger, Uganda and Chad account for all top 10 positions in the world's youngest populations. The result of a large number of students is to find solutions by trying new things and thus finding new ways to teach students.
Overcrowded schools were also more likely than schools within 5 percent of their capacity to report framing, floors and foundations, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning, and electric power to be less than adequate.
about 28,600 schools using temporary classrooms, and 15,700 creating temporary instructional space
Most government schools and colleges in South Africa have overcrowded classrooms, where the teachers struggle to deliver effective lessons to over 50-60 children.
How do we deal with overcrowding in the classroom?