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maeceyness
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LakevilleNorthJT
Pro (for)
Winning
65 Points

private schools are better?

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Started: 5/21/2008 Category: Education
Updated: 8 years ago Status: Voting Period
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maeceyness

Con

"Private schools" may not always have a better education for your child.
students in private schools may be the same as public schools.
LakevilleNorthJT

Pro

Thank You for the debate. Good Luck.

The topic is in question form which is not debateable. Thus, I will change it into a resolution. Resolved: Private Schools are better. First, notice my opponent does not bother to compare the resolution. He say that private schools are better but doesn't tell what private schools are better than. I will just assuume that he means private schools are better than public scchools.

"Private schools" may not always have a better education for your child.
students in private schools may be the same as public schools."

My opponents only argument is that public schools "may" provide a better education. This is not sufficient to negate the resolution. Until my opponent further explains this point by giving facts or gives analytical analysis as to why this argument is true, his only argument in the round does not stand.

I will now give reasons as to why private schools are better than public schools.

1. Smaller Class Sizes- Private schools have significantly smaller class sizes. This leads to more focus on each individual child.

2. Higher Level of Education- Private schools have been shown to give a higher education than public schools.

In this round my opponent has given you no reason to vote for him. I have addressed his only argument and have brought up some of my own. Thus you vote PRO.
Debate Round No. 1
maeceyness

Con

maeceyness forfeited this round.
LakevilleNorthJT

Pro

My opponent forrfeits his last round. Extend the two arguments I gave as to why private schools are better. In this round you vote Pro fo three reasons:

1. The two extended arguments from my last round

2. "My opponents only argument is that public schools "may" provide a better education. This is not sufficient to negate the resolution. Until my opponent further explains this point by giving facts or gives analytical analysis as to why this argument is true, his only argument in the round does not stand."

3. My opponent forfeited 33 percent of this debate so far.
Debate Round No. 2
maeceyness

Con

maeceyness forfeited this round.
LakevilleNorthJT

Pro

Once again,

My opponent forrfeits his last round. Extend the two arguments I gave as to why private schools are better. In this round you vote Pro fo three reasons:

1. The two extended arguments from my last round

2. "My opponents only argument is that public schools "may" provide a better education. This is not sufficient to negate the resolution. Until my opponent further explains this point by giving facts or gives analytical analysis as to why this argument is true, his only argument in the round does not stand."

3. My opponent forfeited 33 percent of this debate so far.
Debate Round No. 3
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Posted by stevor 8 years ago
stevor
Marvel819,

Which guy? The debater or another responder like me (or me)?
Posted by Marvel819 8 years ago
Marvel819
why does no one evr debate this guy after the first round?
ha ha.
Posted by HandsOff 8 years ago
HandsOff
Great point. I was refering to cost per student and effeciency. Private is much better at it. I agree that one of the main reasons they are "better" is simply because of the clientel. Bottom line is this: even if private schools provided the same level of education and the same level a negative influence among peirs, it would be better because it would be providing the same for less cost.
Posted by stevor 8 years ago
stevor
I am a public school teacher. My daughter went through private schools. What am I in favor of? I'm for both.

I'm in favor for my child going to private school, NOT because she would have better teachers there, but because she's in an environment where the rest of the kids care enough about their kids to spend the money to put them there. My daughter didn't have lots of delinquents around her testing her to do delinquent things with them.

I think public school teachers are better. Why? Because many private school teachers aren't as qualified to teach their subject matter (including my daughter's teachers) as public school teachers. When teachers are more qualified, they want more pay for it and that's in the public system.

That's too bad. I know a lot of public teachers who dislike public schools, with all the delinquents whose parents just had kids but didn't raise them and use school as a babysitter (especially my group of sophomores this year) but they'd get half the pay in a private school.

If "public money" (taxes) could be used to fund private schools (If I pay taxes, ought I be able to have that money dedicated to my child going wherever I want instead of having to pay for public schools and my daughter's private school?) MAYBE public schools would be better.

I say, "maybe" because anybody can make a private school. If the parents aren't wise (as I've seen) they send their kids to a private school, thinking it's better, and the school might have some weird agenda that the "public" money should not be "supporting".
Posted by HandsOff 8 years ago
HandsOff
Private everything is better.
Posted by LR4N6FTW4EVA 8 years ago
LR4N6FTW4EVA
DO you mean private schools in general, or some private schools and some public schools?
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