The purpose of education is to help students reach their full potential, create a promising future, and give students life skills that they can use after graduating from high school. Learning through education prepares students to be able to perform duties that the average citizen can accomplish. Examples of these skills include reading, writing, adding simple and complex numbers, and being able contribute positively to society. Education is the foundation for success for any child, regardless of age, race, or social class; it is one of the greatest survival skills needed to live a comfortable life. Through education students can reach any goal that they wish to accomplish. Education is merely, a pathway to reaching one’s career desires.