Contemporary Education Systems: The Case of United States

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  • Sule EGUZ INONU UNIVERSITY

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.55549/epess.1413353

Keywords:

Contemporary education, Education systems, Educational program

Abstract

Modernization efforts for the development of education systems were carried out in parallel with the needs of the age. In this direction, societies that have taken the step of modernization have first tried to revise their existing education systems and identify the prominent obstacles. Education systems have followed a very different course in history; It has been affected by many historical, geographical, economic, social, and cultural factors. The United States education system is an education system that is managed locally due to the history and structure of the country, where the education program, academic calendar, programs, school system structuring, and teacher appointments are determined by the states. In this study, first the political and cultural history of the country and then the functioning and structure of the education system are discussed. The study also compared the Turkish education system and US education. Finally, the study was concluded by including the problems encountered in the US education system.

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Published

2023-12-30

How to Cite

EGUZ, S. (2023). Contemporary Education Systems: The Case of United States. The Eurasia Proceedings of Educational and Social Sciences, 33, 126–134. https://doi.org/10.55549/epess.1413353

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