Private School vs Public School

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Persuasive Speech Formal Outline Title: PRIVATE SCHOOLING IS THE OBVIOUS WAY TO GO Topic: Private Schooling Specific Purpose: To persuade my audience that private schools offer a better education to children and better prepare them for college. Thesis Statement: Private school children are more involved in community service, are generally provided with a better education, and are more likely to apply and succeed in college. INTRODUCTION Attention material: For many of us, as scary as it may seem, the pitter-patter of little feet is not too far off. In fact, some of you may already hear it. But along with it, comes many big decisions that will affect the future of your children. Education is a big example. Now you may say, “Of course I’m going to educate my children.” But the big question is “Where?” For many parents today, it is a hard to decide where to send their children - Public or Private school? Credibility material: I myself went to public schools, and even though I graduated Valedictorian of my class, when I came to college, I did not feel I was prepared in many area of education. Th Continue...


(Transition: Though the advantages of private schooling outweighs thedisadvantages, there are the obvious drawbacks. This is significantly different than the 17 of public schools who do (CAPE). "Teachers Discuss Candidates"tm Education Proposals," University Wire, 30 Oct. )BODYGetting involved in one"tms community is definitely important and beneficial to students today. Bibliography WORKS CONSULTEDCouncil for American Private Education (CAPE): Voice of the Nation"tms Private Schools, "Private School Facts," http:www. And just as in college, there is financial aid available for most schools. Preview: 11 of all US Students are enrolled in private schools this school year (CAPE). More private school students take the SAT test, and their scores are well above the national average for every ethnicity, race, and income group. Concluding remarks: Don"tmt get me wrong, I"tmm not bashing public schools. ) I know some of you may raise the issue of , and financial aspect of private schooling can be the ultimate deciding factor. When they asked 1,200 citizens how they felt on the issue, 52 believed private schooling provides a better education, as opposed to the 19 that though public schooling does (CAPE). )Private schools generally provide their students with a better education. Undated posting, Downloaded November 5, 2000.