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Educational goals and national goals

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How much influence do you believe the government should have in deciding what is or is not being taught?

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Problem: How much influence do you believe the government should have in deciding what is or is not being taught?

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A government is an agency through which the will of the people in the state are formulated, expressed and realized. Ideally, the government exercises only titular power to decide what is and what is not good for the people, who are the real sovereign. The extent to which the government influences decisions on this regard depends on whether the system is absolute as in a Dictatorship, or not as in a Democracy.

In a Democracy like ours (US), it is my belief that the role of the government is to set the national goal - a vision for the nation. This is after all the important function of leadership. A ...

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