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Can Intellectual Education Remove Poverty and Secure Abundance?

Summary: Public school pioneer Horance Mann was concerned between the growing gap in education between children in upper classes and lower classes. The U.S. public school system is doing a poor job in closing this gap in modern-day schools. Upper-class and upper-middle class children are given a far superior education that the lower classes, largely because of the availability of private education.
Horace Mann, in a report to the Massachusetts Board of Education, states:

"According to the European Theory men are divided into classes- some toil and earn, others seize and enjoy. [...] The distance between the two societies is lengthening, instead of abridged [...] with every generation fortunes increase on one hand and some new privation is added to poverty on the other."

Mann believes that a good education can make the difference between poverty and riches If the public educational school system provided a strong education then everyone would have an equal opportunities to succeed. Which intern would equal the playing field. A good education can enable you to receive a better job, thus living a better life. However the public educational school system does not give everyone a fair chance to do so.

All students are not given an equal chance because the school system is set up in...

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