• Mandatory Physical Education I
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    Current high school students are becoming fatter, slower, and less motivated than past students. Many of these young people would prefer to be sitting passively in front of the television rather than to do something physically active. Most high school students believe they do not have sufficient time, opportunity or guidance to participate in physical activities. The ideal place in which students would be able to find adequate time, opportunity and guidance are in the high schools themselves. Po...
  • The Columbine High School Shootings
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    Every major spectacle carries with it the potential of a new way of looking at the past and implications of a future. Usually within a brief period after the event, a consensual 'explanation' is fashioned through the news media and by the political pundits who occupy much of the space and time dedicated by the media to the event. Political pundits seated in front of the camera become part of the event, often becoming a part of the process of transforming an event in time to a spectacle. In this ...
  • Violence In School Schools Percent Reported
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    web Violence and Discipline Problems in U. S. Public Schools: 1996-97 Executive Summary "No matter where you are, parents want their students to be safe and secure... that might even precede a quality education... ." With drugs, gangs, and guns on the rise in many communities the threat of violence "weighs heavily on most principals' minds these days... Anyone who thinks they are not vulnerable is really nave." (Principal Michael Dur so, Springbrook High School, as quoted in the Washingtonian M...
  • Japanese Education High School
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    ... Jr. High School graduates go on to High School. To make this transition, one must pass standardized High School examinations. The examinations consist of five core subjects: mathematics, social studies, science, Japanese, and English. These tests may be prefectural or national, depending on where the student is applying. The majority of students choose prefectural schools. Unlike most countries High Schools where the area in which the school you attend is based on where you live, Japanese s...
  • Software And High School
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    Software And High School The beginning of the 1990's is marked by the era of computers. Everywhere we look, we see computers. They have become an essential part of our every day life. If the world's computer systems were turned off even for a short amount of time, unimaginable disasters would occur. We can surely say that today's world is heading into the future with the tremendous influence of computers. These machines are very important players in the game, the key to the success however is p...
  • Sexually Transmitted Condoms Sex Schools
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    Condoms in Schools: A Good Idea The movie Grease. One of the best-loved movies of the twentieth century, watched by millions in the movie theatre upon its release in 1978. A newer, generation that is more modern got to experience the gang at Rydell High when it was re-released in 1998. There are many memorable scenes in the movie, but one that really stands out is the scene where Rizzo and Knicky are making out in his car. They are swept into the moment and Knicky reaches for his wallet where a ...
  • Grading System Bad Grade
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    Teachers have always used grades to measure the amount a student has learned. This practice is becoming ineffective. Many students have a wide range of grades, which show that grades may not show what a student really knows. Therefore, the standard grading system should be replaced. Some reasons why grades should be replaced are bad grades can hinder a child's performance, grades define who a student is in the classroom, and grades are not an effective way to see if students have learned the mat...
  • Freedom Of Expression High School
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    Freedom of Expression: All people in the United States are guaranteed this right by the Constitution. Students, however, do not have this right to the same extent as adults. This is because public schools are required to protect all students at the school. The major aspects of this right are speech and dress. Both the right to speech and dress are not absolute in public high schools. According to the American Civil Liberties Union: 'You (students) have a right to express your opinions as long as...
  • Uniforms Should Be Made Mandatory At High Schools
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    School uniforms in high schools are becoming increasingly popular across Canada. In fact, most school boards are positive towards making uniforms mandatory. Uniforms at high schools should be mandatory. Can uniforms really make a difference in a student's academic performance? Of course, they can. First of all, uniforms create an atmosphere of equality at school. When worn by all students, uniforms reduce the gap between the rich and the poor and therefore, promote equality. Moreover, in the ab...
  • Racism In Colleges High School
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    Racism in Colleges Racism has been a steady problem all through time. One of the most troublesome areas of racism is in places of education. Finding a cure for this would be a major step towards ending racism in general. No one has ever thought of a solution yet, and racism will be strong as long as there isn't one. It all started back when the colonists traded certain goods for slaves. They had never seen a black person before and thought of them as lower human beings because they did all of t...
  • School Violence Schools Security High
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    Abstract School violence remains a serious American problem, especially in America's inner-cities. Mainstream strategies to reduce school violence have focused on combinations of upgrading school security postures (more guards, metal detectors, etc. ) and in improving student intervention programs (peer counseling, conflict resolution, etc. ). This paper investigates another aspect of school violence-school cultures of violence-that few schools recognize as a serious problem and that mainstream...
  • Cliques And Outsiders High School
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    Cliques and Outsiders Cliques and Outsiders The Emotional Trauma That is Fitting In Be afraid. Be very afraid. Wipe that goofy smile off your face. Whether you know it or not, that clawing, itching, quaking sensation seething beneath your skin is the feeling churning inside you every time someone of a superior clique comes rumbling down the halls, a contemptuous sneer playing on his lips. But whatever you do, keep that fear under wraps. You do not need to be shoved into your locker or called der...
  • Should High Schools Provide Birth Control Information And Condoms
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    Should High Schools Provide Birth Control Information and Condoms Teenage pregnancy during the late 90+s has risen tremendously throughout the years. Many studies have found that the number one age group of teenagers that become pregnant are between the ages of 15 and 16. This age group is just entering a world of it+s own called High School filled with homework, parties, drugs, and last but not least sex. Although most would disagree with me, I believe that high schools should not provide infor...
  • Why Are High Schools The Way They Are
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    In today s world the average student goes through 13 years of schooling, four of those at the high school level. By the time the student reaches high school they should already know all of the basic skills, reading, writing etc, but do they The basic goal of secondary schools across America is to educate America s youth and prepare them for life after high school. Is this really happening though, are students prepared for life after high school I feel that high school is the perfect medium betwe...
  • High School Sleep Schoolers Schools
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    SLEEPY DAYS ARE OVER "I have a dream " said Martin Luther King Jr. But why was he able to have a dream It is probably because he was able to get enough sleep, unlike the high-schoolers of today. Almost every high-schooler in the United States would agree, we need more sleep. At my high school on Southern Whidbey Island, school starts at the unbearable early time of 7: 30 am. That is just too early to start school. Most high schoolers don't even wake up until lunchtime; they simply just sleep th...
  • The Evolution Of Education In Australia
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    The Evolution of Education in Australia By Monica Jay Family historians and genealogists searching for their ancestors often make the mistake of assuming that schools as they exist today also existed in days of early settlement. This mistaken belief can lead them down many false trails as they search for records. Understanding how school systems developed is a great aid in tracking down records. If you have searched in vain for your ancestor's high school records, it may very well be that such r...
  • Contradiction Of Malaysian And The United States Education
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    No two countries have exactly the same structures in their education systems, let alone Malaysia and the United States. In fact, both countries apply different methods in almost every aspect of the general structures of systems. Because each executes a different system, both countries are also facing different education issues. To begin, each country's education system is controlled by different authorities. Presently, the Malaysian education system is fully governed by the Ministry of Education...
  • My High School Is Like Prison
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    I have served my prison term, and I don't want to be locked up again. That is exactly how I felt when I stepped forward at high school graduation to receive my diploma. The days of cruel authority with no room for exceptions were over for me. It wasn't the actual process of education that made high school like a prison for me. But high school, governed like a prison by rules, routines, and confinement, created an atmosphere that did not encourage learning and self-improvement. At the core, high...
  • Should Animal Dissection Be Permitted
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    Should animal dissection be permitted to continue in elementary, middle, and high schools that already use it? No way! I am totally against it! You can ban it in elementary, middle, and high schools because you really don't need it and some students won't even have a field related with this for their careers. The dissection activity should be open to those who have chosen to pursue a career that requires the knowledge of animal anatomy. People who have planned to pursue a career that requires th...
  • Sex Education High Schools
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    "HIGH SCHOOLS MUST PROVIDE YOUNG PEOPLE WITH ADEQUATE SEX EDUCATION BECAUSE IGNORANCE CAN BE HARMFUL' The largest gulf of understanding still remains between the parents and the youth especially in the area of sexuality. Sex is a natural part of life, and when questions arise, they can be discussed in a matured way without condoning certain behavior. Relying to that, we realize that sex education is important to be inserted in a person's life. Therefore, sex education in high schools is very nec...