Governments are elected by the people to make major choices for them. A wise government
therefore makeswould make the most effective decision by weighing between the minor sacrifices to be made now and guaranteeing a better future for the country. Offering free college and university education is one of the sedecisions that they should clearly make. By doing that, the government can prove itself to be a responsible(,) as well as visionary one.
It is the government's responsibility to make sure that
teenagersyoung people, regardless of their family background, stand on equal footings in terms of education. Across North America, college tuition fees has been increasing in the last couple of decades. Even though students are allowed to work since their teenagehood, few of them can save enough money for further education. Fundings from families still countcontribute a big part fortowards many college studentsí college tuition costs. Unfortunately, it has to be admittedis a reality that, for various reasons, many people do not have the backings from their parents even if they have the talent and diligence. Owing to the unfairness that the students should not responsiblebe made to pay for, some have to either give up their dreams or work hard at a low wage to make savings for itends meet. A responsible government should not make teenagers loseforsake their dreams because they were not born into supportive families.
Apart from the
requiredresponsibility, governments also need to offer free post-second education as a means to invest in itsyoung people's future. The world economy is booming both at an unprecedented scale and speed. At the same time, the structure of the wealth changes too. Some countries are better off bydoing the more intellectual part of a job, and leveraging the more enviromentally damaging and less profitable parts to others. In this global trend, education makes a key difference forin determining which country has a more intellectual work force that wins the most rewarding chunk of business. By offering free post-secondary education, the country can therefore eitherwould have a more highly skilled workforce and is in a position to wingain or maintain its competency in the global market.
Some people do worry about the financial costs of offering free post-secondary education, but from historical evidence, it has been proven that the benefits would far outweigh the concerns. Germany
hashad for a long time been divided and had an underdeveloped education system. After realizing this serious problem, its prime minister Otto Von Bismark decided to invest heavily in education, which makeshad made Germany a technological giant and a powerful engine of the European economy even up to this day. Roughly around the same period of time, Emperor Meiji of Japan followed the same path in the 1870s. The emperor voluntarily deductedutilized hisliving cost to help cover the cost of free post-secondary education. Looking back, the costsmeasures that Germany and Japan made havehad surely paid off.
In conclusion, governments should offer free post-secondary education, for it is both its responsibility, as well as a wise way of investing its funds.
WithFrom historical proofs, there is no reason to doubt thisthat the trivialminor monetary sacrifice , whilewould bring about a promisingrewarding long-term gain could be made.
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