Let’s talk about other topics that involve the u.s. education system. for many exchange students coming to an American High School doesn’t count towards their high school diploma. It typically come to the u.s. for experience. United States high school education system is more of a free rain than other countries high schools. we have many more choices like other classes but not only that. Sports is a huge choice in US high schools. Exchange students think that they our high schools are way easier than from their countries. Great Britain in the past couple decades has changed the way schools run. ” First, students complete 3 years of general education before the ages 11 and 14. Ages 14 to 16, student study eight or nine academic subjects titled General certificates of secondary education(GCSEs)”( Chalker, Donald M., Haynes, Richard M., Smith, mark). they also grade differently in other countries. In Great Britain they grade from a 2g or don’t give a grade. The gcses standard is a c in anything below a C is failing. If a student “fails”They offer them other options so they aren’t left with nothing. They are offered exam retakes, enrollment and Vocational courses, or other job training options and students could also drop out. In school they don’t call them dropouts they call them “school-leavers”. when the student successfully pass the gcses standard they are allowed to pick specialized classes but only a few.To Grey delete those courses they are grading letters a through e. If they don’t make those they fail and only students with good grades will get into universities. And the us all completers of high school graduate together and get the same certificate some other countries differ. 45% of high school graduate honors in the US go to college. in Great Britain only 11% of graduates go to college for further learning. In Germany, Educators initiated the Comprehensive High School duringreconstruction after World War II. the school has not been a popular, however, and today only about 5% of schools in Germany are comprehensive. Japan rejected many American ideas transported there after World War including the high school. Only Canada has absorbed the Comprehensive High School into its culture (Donald M Chalker, Richard M Heynes, Mark Smith).Because of recent scoring in math and science people aren’t liking Comprehensive High Schools. The tactic is All American and they want to make it world class but has failed. The US tried to state that in other countries they only sent the smartest out of primary school to the next level or better schools which would make them have better and results. In American high schools they like to keep all students together which means they have to wait for all kids to understand before moving on to the next subject. Again foreign students find the US schools relaxed and slow(easy). something this is a plus but I disagree. It may make learning a bit easier but an education I believe you need a challenge. I think that students should be able to learn at the pace they need. And Israel students refer to their teacher by first name basis, which is very informal. in the US we use last names for our teachers which is formal but we also have more relations with our teachers. We talk and take our time with what we need. In the US we focus on every student which includes special needs students. Japan has only 5% population of special needs children while the US has 12.5%. other countries are a little worried about that. Something that maybe a vegetation started out stronger for younger students in the US we wouldn’t have such a large population of special needs students. Canada and the US focus on high school students while other countries start younger. President Clinton wanted to make a national test that would pick what university After High School you are allowed to go to. Many people especially parents did not agree so it never went anywhere. Instead they continued with act and SAT tests. in Canada and the US parents and students are known for paying more attention to sports than School. Citizens in the United States and Canada love their Friday Night Football and marching bands. Extracurricular activities are cherished, if expensive, fixture. in Germany, France, and Japan, the municipal government sponsors athletic competition. Parents and teachers expect students to excel at their school work before participating in sports or clubs. competition is world class, however period in many Korean high schools, a fully trophy case it’s probably in the main lobby. The case is filled with trophies 1 academic competitions(Haynes and Chalker 1997).Parents in the US and Canada don’t pay as much attention to school work more than they focus on sports. We need to find a way to not cut out Sports but to focus more on school work. It is found that schools in US will even in cut budgets in order to keep Sports going even if it takes away from the curriculum. In the United States we are only required to take one science and 1 math class each year. other countries are supposed to take two to three science and math classes per year including all of their other classes. this already makes them more advanced than the average US student. and this could also be why they are excelling at a fast rate and placing higher than the US scores.