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Levels of Education in the U.S: A Comprehensive Guide

Originally published at: Levels of Education in the U.S: A Comprehensive Guide • Joe's Writers' Club

By Dickson Nyarangi With the No Child Left Behind Act signed into legislation by President George W. Bush in early 2002, the education system in the United States has been turned upside down and inside out in an effort to participate in the ‘global economy.’ In the U.S., children have a right to education. They are bound by state laws to attend school at different levels, and each of these levels provides education for students at a specific age. This article will walk you through the different levels of education in the U.S. and what each of them entails. Read on to learn more! The U.S. Education Levels in Public Schools Levels of education in U.S. public schools vary widely from state to state. In some states, such as Massachusetts, public schools are highly regarded and are some of the best in the country. In other states, such as California, the public schools are not as well-regarded but still provide a good education. Let’s look at the education levels in U.S. public schools. Preschool In the United States, preschool education is not compulsory. However, many parents choose to send their children to preschool to give them a head start in…