There is a continuing debate about whether a public school or a private school is the better choice for high school students. On one hand, some prefer the private school curriculum and smaller student teacher ratio, but cannot afford the very expensive private school tuition. On the other hand, some students prefer the less strict school environment at the public schools and also that it is free for all to attend. With no definitive answer, the debate continues.
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