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How many people do
you think would want education to be free? The number is uncountable because
everyone wants to be educated for free, most of the people wish that education
was free because most colleges and schools nowadays are very expensive and not
everyone can afford them. It would be very helpful for poor people while other
people think that not paying for education would make people appreciate
education less and it will lose its value. Most colleges take advantage of people
because of their popularity and their brand name and raise the fees due to the
high demand on the college, people fall for that and apply immediately only
because its famous. Other colleges which fees are lower than most of the
colleges treat people bad and tend not to care about education enough. Although
some people are against free education because it causes some economic problems
to the government, however I think it should be free because of the high fees
which is unaffordable, also the number of unemployment will decrease and it
will lower the crime rates in the country.

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I totally support this idea that
everyone deserve to be educated for free, first due to the high rate of
students that drop out of college because of the high fees that most colleges
nowadays ask for, colleges take advantage of their popularity and their brand
name so they raise the fees because most of the students want to apply there.
Somehow nearly most of the population is poor so they can’t afford to be
educated at all which is a very pathetic thing. Also most of the students that
are now in college work at least two jobs in order to afford college and finish
their semesters, so they do not have to time to rest at all, They end up
dropping out of college because they could not afford the high fees. Also some
graduates have loans so they work hard after they graduate to pay back to their
college, can you imagine the pressure? As well as their parents who suffer from
the high fees of the courses and everything; paying the fees somehow causes shortage
in paying some bills either than the college. So when education is free none of
these students/graduates are going to have loans to worry about as well as now
and students won’t drop out because of the money.

 

Second, number of unemployed people
will decrease and everyone will have jobs because of the free education and also
poverty will disappear around the world or at least decrease. When education
was offered without money mostly everyone will have a job that will cover all
of their consumption and maybe not all but at least some. So the rate of
unemployment will decrease and this is going to benefit the country, the
government and the society. As well as poverty which is a very serious problem
around the world but an easy solution for this problem is offering free education
which is going to decrease the rate of poverty rather than increasing it. It
was mentioned that some poor people are smarter than the educated ones so can
you imagine what would happen if education was free for them? So it helps in increasing
the job opportunities and this is according to the article “Should education be
free?” So free education benefits
the society because it will decrease the poverty level and it will also
increase the employment rate.

 

Third, the crime rate will decrease or
maybe disappear in society when education was offered for free because mainly
crimes happen when there no money to buy food or water, no money to pay rent
for a place to live in, to pay bills, to buy clothes, etc. So when a person
tends to commit a crime like robbing a bank or a house and maybe kill someone
for money. It has been proven that the nation would save a lot of money if they
engaged people with education rather than spending them on crimes and this is
according to the article “Crime rates linked to educational
attainment” So it has been proven that when the government spends money on
education is cheaper than spending money on criminal cases. And it won’t only
save some money but most importantly it will save people’s futures and this is according
“Crime rates linked to educational attainment” So, A society with
educated citizens will help in decreasing the crime rate in it so literally no
one will go to jail.

 

On the other hand, some people are
against free education due to some reasons. First, an economic growth problem
would appear because the government will face money problems when they offer
education without money, there will be a shortage in money. Second, if
education was free no one would work hard at all and they won’t value the
education. I’m not with these claims because first, if everyone can be educated
for free then everyone would be able to have a job and solve the economic
problem because they will benefit the country, the government and the society. Second,
people who want to work and make their life valuable would work hard for
anything and would anything to achieve it and be successful.

In conclusion, to sum up this issue,
offering free education is the right thing to do because everyone should have
the right to be educated and to study everything around them for free rather
than being uneducated and worthless and having a problem in finding a job. And
when the government negotiate this matter they will find that free education is
cheaper than spending money on criminal cases or on charities, also free
education will help in lowering the rate of unemployment and in decreasing
poverty around the country. So I think the government should consider this idea
of making education for free due to the above three reasons mentioned because
it would make other peoples’ lives much better than before.