Public Schools

Public schools are considered the foundation of democracy. Protecting public education is treated as protecting democratic values and securing the successful future of countries. Public schools (also called state schools in the United States) are generally tuition-free institutions for Grades K through 12. Public schools refer to schools that are funded by local, state, and/or federal taxes in the United States, as well as in Canada and Australia. In the United Kingdom and India, public schools are privately owned independent institutions that charge fees. In some countries, such as the United States, it is compulsory for children to attend public school, which is partially or entirely publicly funded. The public school may also refer to postsecondary institutions, such as state colleges, where funding is only ...

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