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What is the purpose of education?

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The purpose of education is to inform and instruct people of all ages what the world is all about and what it took to get it to today. It is looking at all types of people since the beginning of time and seeing how we have arrived in the world we live today. This means taking a journey through someone else's shoes in Science, Social Studies, Math, English/Literature, etc. to see how cultures have developed through the years. As...

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To help broaden our knowledge. It also gives us enough tools that we can use to advance in life. 

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Education is important because it helps you to become successful in life. When you do well in school and get good grades, you can get a good job. The more education the better. You can get a better job with more pay if you spend more time learning in school. You will also have more stuff to put on an application to schools or resumes for jobs and you get more qualified with the degrees you earn.