I Went to Public School and Don't Regret It

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 104 People

    Don't Be Ashamed of Public School.

    I get so sick of people discrediting the public education system.  I know that it isn't perfect and that there are places where the educational infrastructure is really bad, but the only way that public schools are ever going to get better is if the privileged people stop...
    theatregeek theatregeek
    22-25, F
    May 11, 2007

    Public School Worked For Me!

    There are some public school systems in this country that really do know what they're doing.  The school district I went to is excellent.  I received a quality education and never once felt like I was in danger, or not learning enough, or missing out on something vital...
    ladydenae ladydenae
    26-30, F
    May 11, 2007

    They Knew Exodus, But Not Canterbury. They Knew Peter But Not Participles. They Could Read "The Book", But They Couldn't Write.

        After 14 years of public school, I now go to a private school for post-secondary studies. My Mother was very happy about this, mostly because as she would always say, "Private schools are better than public schools. You get a better education". Also...
    marsofel marsofel
    18-21, F
    Nov 26, 2007

    Why Would I Regret It?

    What's the difference between public and private school? Money? So what? I went to public school all my life and now that I'm in college, I'm doing better than most of my classmates. I've already read most of the stories we're going to read for English. I've taken three art...
    Yoru Yoru
    4 Responses Sep 19, 2011

    The Public, Private Divide

    I am a huge fan of down to earth people. When talking in a big group, I will be drawn to the person who seems the most grounded, who is up for a laugh and understands the important things in life and doesn't take it all too seriously. My bias is undoubtedly an outcome of my...
    Deef Deef
    18-21, F
    Feb 9, 2012

    Whats The Difference?

    are we just talking money? 'cause I grew up in care so didn't have any and I had to go to a school that was really just a zoo, bullying and perverts, whatever goes went, trust me but i did love some if it
    jamesdean4ever jamesdean4ever
    18-21, M
    Oct 5, 2011

    I Turned Out O K

     I could have attended a private and/or a Christian school but my parents didn't see the need in me doing so. Instead I attended a public school in the same system where my mother was a teacher.  I turned out just fine. I also attended a state sponsored university and again I...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    46-50, F
    7 Responses Sep 19, 2011

    I Have A Reason

    Some of my great friends I have met in public school. There is no denying it, I had a lot of great teachers too! May all the teachers and school counselors who have helped me in high school with my problems be blessed many times over.
    deleted deleted
    Jun 3, 2012
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