Why are girls shocked when they leave private school?

Why are girls shocked when they leave private school?

I vividly remember their horror when, while touring us around her sprawling utopia for girls, one principal proudly proclaimed, “When our girls leave they’re shocked by what they find in the real world, because everything is so perfect here”.

Why did Janet Murray send her daughter to private school?

Janet Murray with her daughter, Katy, who is ‘achieving way beyond expectations for her age in reading, writing and numeracy’. Photograph: Sarah Lee for the Guardian Five years ago, if someone had told me I’d have a child at private school, I’d have laughed.

Why did I send my child to a private school?

I’d have said I resented parents buying privilege through private education. That was before I became a parent. When my daughter, Katy, was about to turn three, I had a dilemma. Although we had a lovely childminder, I felt Katy needed to start mixing with other children in preparation for school.

How did I get into a private school?

Mum’s a single mother with five daughters, but even though she knew she wouldn’t be able to pay for a private school education for all of us, she didn’t let that deter her. She encouraged us to sit for the scholarship test and the next thing I knew, I was receiving a letter of acceptance from a grammar school.

Do you pay for your kids private school?

I get this question a lot. A family feels like they live in an area where the public schools are lousy and they are trying to decide whether to move to a more expensive area and put their kids in public schools or stay where they’re at and pay for private school tuition.

Who are parents of Florida high school girl?

While another parent, Eric Struble, who has two 15-year-old girls at the school described the incident saying: ‘Shock. Disbelief. Concern. Sad.’ He added: ‘It’s our job to protect our children and to teach them right from wrong.’

Is it better to move or go to private school?

The right answer is usually to move, whether it is just down the street or to another state. The reason boils down to basic math. When you pay private school tuition, that money is gone. When you buy a more expensive house, the value of the house is likely to keep up with inflation and then come back to you eventually. Plus]

What are the pros and cons of private schools?

In fact, with this most recent election, the only sign we had in our yard was a pro-school bond sign. That said, one of the big beefs I have with private schools is their tendency to siphon off resources that could go toward the public school system.