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Archive for November, 2008

This month will be a new start for some military schools here in the United States. Since, there are several concerns that have arise for the past years in regards to the quality of academic services that that some of the schools that been given out. As result, the government gives its warning of closure of the low performing schools. Part of the schools that been affected are the three military schools or academy in the country are the Oak Park Elementary and J. S. Clark Middle Schools, Woodland High School and Barret Elementary. As of now, those low performing military schools that been mentioned have reborn its name and as well its military education system in order to be more progressive in giving out its military academic services to its learners. The Oak Park Elementary Military School is now called Oak Park MicroSociety Elementary. J.S. Clark Middle School got its new name as J. S. Clark MicroSociety Academy. The Woodlawn High School is also reborn as Woodlawn Military Leadership Academy and Barret Paideia Academy got its new name as Barret Paideia Academy.

The rebirth of the previous considered low performing military schools or military boarding school serve a new beginning that this institution will truly provide a quality military academic services and trainings to its learners. In which, new programs was been set in order to initiate the development or progress of this military schools. In Barret Paideia Academy, the new aim of this military school is to lift up their military education through teaching the learners with independent thinking. The Woodlawn High Military Leadership Academy new goal for this month and for the coming years was to develop their academic programs into a more progressive on. In which, the school will now provide structured environment that will promote character building, academic excellence, effective communication, leadership training, citizenship, strengthening thy self esteem, physical fitness, and promote to become team players. On the other hand the Oak Park MicroSociety Elementary and J.S. Clark MicroSociety Academy provides educational learning system that will teach students about life skills and figure them out on how to relate what they have learn during their class. Since, these military private schools provide a venue for real world context for rigorous academic learning. In which, the traditional academic subjects will be studied accordingly then applied during the program activities in military education and as well allowed the learners to examine and solve complex problems and develop their higher order of thinking skills through engagement of activities.

Admission in military schools in the US is also very important factor of your career. Since if you are already guaranteed that you have passed the requirements you would exactly learn the value of being part of this very prestigious military school in the US. The requirements are also very different from many schools world wide for military schools. Admission requirements are very important factor to consider so that military officers would also know some of your qualifications which would describe your interest in joining the military force. Below are important points to consider how you can pass admissions in military schools as your career education.

1. In the US candidates should be at least 17 and 23 years old, unmarried and have no legal obligation that the candidate is supporting a child. This is very important factor the US military academy is implementing.

2. Good moral character. The academy also wants to get your good moral character so that they would know whether you are a good citizen of the country or not. The good moral character is usually taken by the applicant from private institutions who have known you as a person. Some private schools in the city are very cooperative enough to support the program.

3. Standard testing and Personal references. This is also very important issue for e everyone who who want to join the military academy. There are physical aptitude tests as well as physical exams to be conducted.

4. 20/20 vision. This requirement is also strictly implemented and candidates must assure they have a 20/20 vision. Candidates with uncorrectable vision to 20/20 will be automatically considered to get a medical waiver.

5. 20 candidates that will be admitted must come from other countries every year but expenses should be shouldered by the nation sending the candidates.

It had been known that the military schools provide an effective way of providing military education and training. In which, discipline is at hand. No wonder that military educational training is quite exhausting regardless on its academic field. Although, it’s quite exhausting but the formation and the learning’s that been got provides a greater venue are very much worthwhile. Most of the military schools that been established here in the United States were usually been enclosed in a boarding system or called as Military Boarding School. It had been observed that those individuals or learners that are enrolled to this type of educational learning system of military boarding institutes come from the family of military soldiers or who have some backgrounds about military aspects. In which, they have transferred their vision to their sons and daughters about the values and the educational aspects that can be gained of military education.

As some point, the military boarding school will also serve as a gateway for some of the learners to continue or forego a higher military education to the military academies for the pursuant of a military career and become a certified military soldier in the country that will serve to defend and fight against any invaders of peace and harmony of the country. Since, military soldiers are been mainly designed to protect the welfare and well being of the people. Just like the case of Lt. Gen. William B. Caldwell in which long before he came from a military boarding school and there he began to learn about the basic of military education and take some basic trainings on it. As the years goes by, he realized that he likes the things that he do in the military boarding school and continue to do by foregoing a military career. With the orientation that he got in his childhood years, it’s not anymore new to him about the basics of military education program and on its training. Although, he already used to it but at some point the stirs or eagerness of wanting to be trained more pushes him to forego more steps for a higher military education in order to become part of the military tasks force in the country. His effort and aspiration to become a real military soldier in order to serve as a protector of peace and welfare of the people provides him a long way. No wonder that he is now one of the commanders in the U.S. Army which leads and provides leadership training to his subordinate.