Topic Introduction

A tree with purple leaves blooms near buildings of a college.

“You educate a man; you educate a man. You educate a woman; you educate a generation.” – Brigham Young

In this topic, we are going to discuss the basic idea of schooling. Is there a difference between schooling and education?

Why do we have schools, what is there purpose?

Life in elementary, middle and high schools is very different. We will discuss what makes a school effective, and maybe even more importantly — what should you look for in a school before you accept a job offer?