US infrastructure and schools

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This program is about US infrastructure and schools. In the United States, the school system is viewed as an educational ladder, a concept used by the Americans to reflect the value of individual success and the equal opportunity for working one’s way to the top.

However, although the Civil Rights Acts of the mid-1960s eventually ended the legality of the infamous practice of school segregation and educational inequality in the US, students still receive dramatically different learning opportunities based on their social status. In many areas, the cost of education is rising much more rapidly than the average family income is. The US economy largely relies on its vast infrastructure network. But these systems were built decades ago, and they suffer from comparatively low quality. Experts have warned about safety concerns and the American society of civil engineering has given the US infrastructure a low grade. Daily inconveniences for longer commutes, structural deficiency for bridges, antiquated drinking water, internet provision, wastewater systems and air transportation, all need upgrades and observations. That is while other developed countries enjoy more reliable and efficient services.

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