Whoever the president may be, listen to what the people need. Not only those who support you, but those who don't support you as well because being President means the people have the power and we give you that power to govern us. People need health care. It’s a basic human right.
How would you feel about a series of events causing the Education System to be messed up, and still occurring to this moment?
The cost of a higher education is getting out of hand. People today are still struggling to pay their college debt years after graduating. Isn't college supposed to bring you forward in life instead of holding you back?
If the cost keeps rising then college will become inaccessible to most students.
The United States has the most expensive college tuition in the world. Student debt has tripled in the last 8 years, with the total amount of debt in 2012 adding up to almost one trillion dollars. Some students aspire to go to college but can't for financial reasons or poor grades. I believe these students deserve a second chance.
An analysis of the flaws in the American education system from a presidential standpoint and how best to fix them.
After school programs are not only a place for kids to be safe, but it is also a place to learn and have fun and to meet new people. And for me it was a place where I felt like they were my family and that is why I feel like every kid should have the opportunity to have a place like that.
Dear Next President: Should the government fund higher education? With rising costs in college education, the answer is YES! This infographic provides many examples that speak to the need for this change. How will your policy change to reflect the needs of my generation?
Everyone is treating technological advances like an international race. As a result, curriculums are teaching new generations, lacking knowledge that others have. Coding is becoming a big part of that.
A letter explaining why schools need more funding to help with our international education standing
Excessive testing can hinder a student's education. What steps can be taken to solve this problem?
A students future might depend on how much sleep they get. If school started as little as 30 minutes earlier, grades would improve, car crashes would be reduced, and there would be less crime.
Tuition rates keep rising every year, which is bad news for current students and the students graduating after us. The inflation rate hasn’t risen in the past year, but tuition went up 3 percent. Getting a quality education is becoming impossible.
Here is my opinion on vaccinations being required for children. Enjoy!
Our video was written and produced last spring in conjunction with KQED's #whatsmyissue video campaign. It's time to insure equitable funding in our public schools!
Many college students are incapable of living on their own at college because high schools throughout the country do not fully prepare them for the adult world. Please help to solve this problem.
Dear President: The growing dilemma for high school seniors is the high cost of a college education. At the young age of 18, teenagers have to make a decision to attend college or begin working, a decision that can affect their whole life. If they chose to enroll in a college, most students are engaging in a life-long debt, as only a small percentage obtain scholarships to pay for their expenses. I have prepared the following info-graphic to portray the expenses our students and future leaders of this nation are facing.
Black history isn't taught enough in public schools. Students learn too much about Columbus and other White men when there are so many people of color and women who have contributed so much to history.
The rising cost of tuition in Oregon has increased over the past years and has become an issue for some high school graduates going into college. With this in mind Mr. President, take into consideration the struggles a student may face as he or she begins their journey towards a better education and a better life.
Women in the U.S.A have the option of being educated,however some women around the world don't.
In the United States, the sex education we have for adolescents can be remodified to be ideal and more effective than the one we have today.
There is a big concern on school cafeteria food all over the country. Students want a change. I hope their wish comes true for them.
Funding for education needs to be increased in order to produce smaller class sizes and more teachers.
Sure college tuition debt is an issue, but can tuition really be "free" without causing even more problems?
Transgender Rights, Drugs, & Racial Profiling. Education is the one thing that can unite us all.
I concern that you should put more after school programs for more help with homework and some questions they may have. That would improve education in schools.
I thought college opened up more financial possibilities, but it is starting to look like it's digging us a larger hole than we need to be in.
We live in a time where things we do can heavily impact both our future, and that of others. It´s the things we do every day that people seem to struggle with. From managing money, to voting, we as citizens have to be well educated
Technical classes should be a part of high school requirements to ensure the success of individuals in either higher education or technical careers.
Homework in America has risen dramatically in the last century. This can cause negative affects on students.
Education in general is important. Women's education is severely undervalued compared to a man's education. Come find out the consequences of not getting an education.
I think that the costs of college are too high and something needs to be done to change this. Student debt needs to end now.
Money keeps being cut from schools, leading to higher class sizes and less teachers to teach and connect to the students. More money should go into teacher's salaries, and to help students learn so they can go into higher education and to better lives.
Learn from me, a 15 year old African American female, from Philly, what issues need to change in my environment, in effort towards a better America.
We want a future with less STD’s, fewer unwanted pregnancies and abortions, and a better understanding and acceptance of sexuality.
Black Lives Matter doesn't just relate to police killings. It also extends to education opportunities for Black youth. Focusing on All Lives Matter erases the issues Black youth continuously deal with, including inadequate schools and overpolicing.
Homework should be banned because it can have extremely negative effects for students, it is unclear whether it is actually helpful, and it takes time away from students that could be spent doing activities that actually improve their well being.
We need to learn about being safe and healthy not only with sexual activity but with relationships, gender identity, and sexual orientation in a positive environment.
I propose higher pay for teachers and the elimination of teachers to increase competition and raise the standard of teachers
Education systems need to be catered to the career path the student plans to take in order to give them the information and knowledge they require to grow as an individual and blossom in the field of the world's society as well as supporting themself with a future job.