• Should Scholarship Athletes Work
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    Should Scholarship Athletes Work? Should college athletes on full ride scholarships be able to hold a job during the school year? Well up until Monday, January 12, 1997, full scholarship athletes were forbidden to hold jobs during the school year. Forthe last five years this has been a very controversial issue in the National Collegiate Athletic Association, known as the NCAA. Imagine being from a poor family and going to college on a full-ride scholarship for basketball. Under the old legislati...
  • Year Round School Essay
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    Year-round Schools The possibility of year round schools has been a hot debate topic for quite some time. The question is, is the idea of year round schools acceptable considering all the potential drawbacks? Year round schooling can be disruptive to both the family of the students and the teachers themselves, it can be too costly for a large group of people, and year round schools do not provide the same opportunity for learning as the traditional school year does. For several reasons, the trad...
  • School Violence Violent Crime
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    E. C. Report- School Violence Columbine. Kent State. These are just a couple of famous schools that were unfortunately involved in a crime that is prevailing in American society. School violence is an issue that has received widespread attention, but no real solutions have been found to combat the problem. It seems that schools aren t safe anymore. This paper will show several reasons why. Overall, while crime clearly is occurring within schools, the rates of violent crimes and weapons violatio...
  • Should The U S School Year Or
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    I really do not think that the U. S. (United States) school year or school day should be changed for the fact that it would take quality time away from their parents and tradition away from what the people know. Quality time is the most important between a parent and a child. If the person who makes the decision to make the school year longer or school day longer goes through, then there will be a lot of upset parents and a lot of upset children. Some parents do not want their children to go thr...
  • History Guidelines Hidden Facts
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    When you read an elementary or high school history book you get the same general idea. In 1492 Christopher Columbus sailed the ocean blue. These books have to follow the standards called National History Guidelines. Should we change these guidelines to reveal the not so hidden facts about history? This topic is very controversial. There are many reasons why and why not we should teach by the History Guidelines. Using them means controlling children's minds, however without them we could raise n...
  • Year Round Education Opposion
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    Year Round Education: Opposition As our population increases, schools are being faced with the problems of overcrowding and under funding. Many school districts are proposing a year round education program. I feel that year round education is only a quick fix for school districts d will be detrimental to teachers children and families. Over crowding in schools is becoming a problem in almost all communities. Many schools are building trailers and additions to accommodate a higher capacity. Some...
  • School Violence Violent Crime
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    School Violence Parents send their kids off to school everyday hoping that their children will make it home. The school system today is not what it was like fifty years ago, teachers would students for talking too much or chewing gum, but today teachers have to wonder if they are going to get shot for giving a kid a bad grade. Now that might be a little ex aerated but the safety of everyone in a school is not as comforting as it once was. The trend of school violence began a few years ago and th...
  • Block Scheduling Students School Time
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    English 101 July 21, 2004 Disadvantages of Block Scheduling In order to properly research a topic, first an adequate definition is required. Kellough (2003) defined block scheduling as: The school programming procedure that provides large blocks of time (e. g. , two hours) in which individual teachers or teacher teams can organize and arrange groupings of students for varied periods of time, thereby effectively individualizing the instruction for students with various needs and abilities. (439)...
  • Compensating College Athletes Money Ncaa Football
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    In today s world of big-time college athletics there are huge amounts of revenue being brought into the universities by athletes. However, some of the athletes that make the money for their schools can t even afford to buy the team sweatshirt that they are making popular. Thus, it is difficult for the athletes to resist the temptation of accepting compensation for their performances. Not surprisingly, the media is filled with stories of the NCAA scandals and allegations surrounding star athletes...
  • School Shootings Students Violence Schools
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    Georgia, Colorado, Virginia, Oregon, Michigan, and Tennessee are the sites in which some of the most viscous school crimes have occurred. In this day and age it seems as if school isn't a safe haven for America's children anymore. School shootings are on the rise more than ever in today's society with kids as young as 9 years old committing these gruesome crimes against their classmates and instructors. To see this type of action among kids is heartbreaking and sad. People wonder what makes a c...
  • Italy's High School Students Classes Italian
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    The Lives of Italy's High School Students Students at American high schools take for granted being able to choose what classes they want, she said. Italian students don't have that luxury. They do not get to choose their classes. They can choose the school that they go to, but their classes are chosen for them. The pretty much know what classes they are going to take because they researched the school before they chose to study there. If they don't like the classes they have they are free to mo...
  • Round School Students Year Education
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    Throughout time, education has been considered a process that, every so often, must be improved. The education quality in the U. S. has declined over the years and people have been looking for a way to make improvements. A more recent proposal has been to go from a traditional nine- month schedule to an all year program. Supporters of year round schooling claim it better educates the student. However, the prospect of year round schooling proves disadvantageous, and nine month schooling is more ...