What Are the Pros and Cons of Compulsory Education?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 27, 2020 2:01:55 AM ET
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Compulsory education ensures that all students nationwide are exposed to the basic knowledge required to live in society. Reference.com states that making some schooling required aims to teach children to read and write well enough to understand the laws of the nation. It also teaches basic arithmetic and allows for written communication. Basic knowledge prepares children for the workforce in later life and makes procuring employment a more manageable goal.