The american influences on the higher education of the second

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In the USA, public school starts between the age of 4 & 6 và continues until 16 to 18 years old. You can also send your children to lớn pre-school at an early age. Learn about the different levels of education in the USA, school placement in the American education system, and different levels within the same grade. 


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In the US education system, your children must, by law, go to school for a certain number of years between certain ages. The ages và number of years for public school in the USA varies from state khổng lồ state. You can find out the ages & number of years in your state.

The education system in US public schools

Early childhood education

Early education is a term used to lớn talk about young children being exposed lớn education. Even when your child is a baby, it is important to lớn read lớn them, sing with them, & help them learn both your first language and English. There is research that shows children who are bilingual (speak 2 or more languages) have sầu more advantages than children who speak only 1 language. Early childhood education centers & daycare centers are available for infants through children age 4 or 5.

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Preschool

Preschool helps children (ages 3 & 4) develop. Some schools will start children in preschool at 2½.Preschool helps them be ready for school at age 5 or 6. One option for preschool is called Head Start. Preschool-aged children from low-income families can attend Head Start programs. Head Start is a low-cost preschool run by the government. You can tìm kiếm for aHead Start programnear you.

Elementary school

Children usually begin elementary school with kindergarten (K) at age 5 và continue through grade 5 or 6. They leave sầu elementary school around age 10 or 11. Children learn many subjects from one teacher in a single classroom.

Middle school (also called junior high school)

Middle school teaches students grades 6 through 8. They are around ages 10 to lớn 14. Middle school students usually switch from classroom to lớn classroom. They may have sầu many different teachers in one school day. In smaller communities, children will not switch schools lớn go khổng lồ middle school. They will keep going lớn elementary school.

High school

Students attend high school between the ages of 14 và usually 17 or 18.The classes are arranged by subjects. A student may have sầu many teachers in one day. Some students can take advanced classes. Some students can take classes that prepare them for work or for college. High schools have clubs, activities, sports, work-study arrangements, và other activities.


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School placement in the American education system

School placement means deciding in which grade your student will be placed. It can also mean where a school places a student within their grade.

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Many refugee students may have sầu missed school while they were in camp or fleeing their country. They may beat different grade levels than a typical American student of the same age. Some students might be at a high-grade cấp độ but vì not speak English yet. Those students may have trouble in harder classes until they learn English better. Schools in the USA sometimes place students in the wrong grades.

How will schoolsplace my child?

Students may take some tests before the start of the school year or at the very beginning of the school year. The tests might be written. They might have sầu an adult read questions to lớn a student. It is different for every school district.

If you think your child is placed in the wrong grade, you can talk lớn the teacher, principal, or the school staff who tested and placed your child.

Ask, “What was your reasoning?” The school can help you understand their decision.Explain why you think the placement is wrong. They may be able to change the placement if they agree with your reasons.

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How does the school decide which class màn chơi my child takes?

There are many reasons the school chooses a level for a student. These are common reasons:

How well the student understands English or their test scoresParent/guardian recommendationsStandardized chạy thử scores, as appropriateWillingness to complete challenging assignmentsStudent interest or motivationTeacher or counselor recommendationSamples of student work

Same grade, different level

Middle & high schools have sầu classes that are taught at different levels in the same grade. Some are harder & some are easier. The names of the courses sometimes describe the màn chơi of difficulty. The wordschangedepending on the school district.

Names for classes that are easier or use easier English levels:InclusionBasic skillsNames for classes at a typical cấp độ for the grade:RegularNon-honorsNames for classes at a higher or advanced level:HonorsGTE (Gifted & talented education)Advanced placement (AP)IB (International Baccalaureate)