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  • Students Need
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    EDUCATION Americans take their education for granted. Education has become one of the most important aspects of a persons. With seventeen years of formal education, a person can do almost anything he or she wants to do. Yet many in America take this for granted. Some American students today would rather not be in school. They would be much happier at home or going someplace with their friends. Once in school, many students forget why they are thereto get an education. Instead of going to classes...
  • Parents Need To Discipline Their Child
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    High-School Drop-Outs How can students be motivated to stay in school First of all, I think the students should be motivated mainly by their parents and then by their teachers. Parents should motivate their children by telling them how being a high-school graduate will help them in life. The parent may mention how being a high-school graduate helped them or how they were hurt by being a high-school drop-out. Teachers can help motivate students by making school fun along with the teaching of the ...
  • Word Before Students
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    Anti-Darwinism As our society continue forward into the new millennium, many concerned parents have become aware of many negative influences that can influence the minds, and behaviors of their children. Many problems, such as racism and sexism, are still existed in this so-called modern world. Violence in the media, for example, is one of the most concerned subjects that are on the mind of most parents. However, through the efforts of concerned parents of limiting access of such materials to ch...
  • Students
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    Student Teaching Graduate Paper Spring 2004 As the time approached, my attitude toward student-teaching was one of confidence and in some ways overconfidence. I believed that I was equipped with all of the tools necessary to be a superior teacher. Little did I know what truly goes on behind the scenes of a teacher. Between grading papers, attending meetings, and preparing lessons, I would often feel overwhelmed. Still, student teaching would prove to be much more valuable than I anticipated. It ...
  • Managerial Model The Traditional Managerial Approach
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    Based on information in the attached article, Principal E arnie Graham uses a purely traditional managerial approach in running Britt an Elementary School in Sutter, California. He clearly defines his authority when he says that it is within his power to set rules that promote a positive school environment. In his opinion, identification badges will improve things in school, therefore the students will wear badges. This is an example of hierarchy. Managerial Model - The traditional managerial ap...
  • College Life
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    A major conflict I had my senior year of high school was trying to prove to my parents that I was mature enough to move away and attend college in southern California. I struggled to explain to them that college life is supposed to be spent on-campus, and if I didn't live on campus I wouldn't get to experience all aspects of college life. But they insisted that all 1st and 2nd year students who live on campus just end up getting drunk and the students usually end up dropping out of college, and ...
  • Qualities Many Of Today's American Students Lack
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    Honesty. Respect. Integrity. Motivation. Dedication. Patriotism. The preceding words represent qualities many of today's American students lack. Many US citizens question the reason behind this decline of morality within the educational system. Parents blame the teachers; teachers claim the students are unable to be taught and parents aren't attempting to assist teachers in their quest to disperse their knowledge. As for the students, they just don't care. Who exactly is to blame? Students? Teac...
  • Full Day Kindergarten Research
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    Prime Time for Education It would be a wonderful world if we could give our children a better future. Why not start by filling their little minds with a handful of education at an early age? In Arizona it has been a controversial subject on whether to fund full day kindergarten. In my research on the subject and the experience I have had with my own children full day kindergarten is all around a wonderful idea. There are benefits for children, parents and teachers. Benjamin Franklin once said, "...
  • Educational Needs Of Low Achieving Students
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    President Bush quoted, "Clearly, our children are our future... Too many of our neediest children are being left behind" (web). The "No Child Left Behind" Act expands the federal government's role in elementary and secondary education. The NCLB emphasizes accountability and abiding by policies set by the federal government. This law sets strict requirements and deadlines for states to expand the scope and frequency of student testing, restore their accountability system and guarantee that every ...
  • Minds Of The Students And The Pressures
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    Analysis of College Pressures In the essay College Pressures, William Zinsser shows parents the burdens that college students have while they are in school. In the essay he states the four pressures that the students face: economic, parental, peer, and self-induced. The reader can be easily confused when Zinsser first begins the essay. It starts off with someone writing notes to someone else, but who is speaking Zinsser then follows this by fully explaining who is writing the notes, a student, a...
  • Students In Public Schools
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    Does a Student Have a Right to Choose to Fail In the Constitution of the Untied States of America, citizens are guranteed a natural right. Natural Rights are those rights that a person is born with. These rights include the right to breathe, the right to eat and the right to choose. When we choose something, we make a decision based on past experiences or weighing out certain options one might have to face when making a decision. Students, for example, choose to pass a class. The choice of atten...
  • Parents During High School
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    Do You Know Where Your Children Are A great majority of Houston's children enroll for school after they have enjoyed summer vacation. Houston area dropout rates list starts at full capacity, even by Christmas vacation the enrollment list has reduced to half of the students. The reason for high dropout rates is not because Houston area schools do not care about education, they are not taking it serious. According to the Houston Chronicle, a Houston area newspaper, the Houston Independent School D...
  • Student's Suicide Note
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    READER RESPONSE "SUICIDE NOTE" BY JANICE MIRIKITANI Janice Mirikatani is the poet Laureate of San Francisco and a very accomplished poet. As well as being a poet Mirikatani is also a choreographer, an administrator, and a community activist. Most of her poetry deals with the after shock of World War II, and other violent and traumatic events. Her poems are meant to shock the reader, but with a specific purpose. One such poem is "Suicide Note" written in 1987. This poem was written about a female...
  • Information In Their Child's Record
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    Confidentiality and the Law Confidentiality regarding the information in children's school records is of large concern to parents. Parents worry about the information being accurate, and they also worry about access being restricted to those individuals with a justifiable reason. The issue of confidentiality has received a great deal of attention, hence several laws designed to protect not only the student, but also teachers, school counselors, and other administrators. This article looked at fo...
  • Students Pressure
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    Pressures of Higher Education Student pressure in today's educational system comes from many different sources. These types of educational pressures can come from family, friends, work, extra-curricular activities and even yourself. People can succeed or fail in today's educational system depending on how each person takes the pressure. Some take it as a motive to get better grades, and some take it as means of life or death. Pressure can be very dangerous to one's physical and mental state. Fam...
  • Dress Codes In Public Schools
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    The clothing students choose to wear has become dangerous. Dress codes in public schools have been proposed and some have in forced it to protect students from situations of losing their lives over an expensive pair of sneakers. That is why all public schools should make dress codes mandatory. Dress codes also help parents who do not have enough money to buy their children expensive clothing. They give children some options in their uniforms and allow them some choices with the style of their ou...
  • Homework Causes Over Exhaustion In Young Children
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    " A fifth-grade student comes home almost every night in tears; she has so much homework that she can't play in the town soccer league anymore. At a meeting of the third-grade class, a teacher admonishes parents that homework needs to take priority over outside music lessons and religious education". Every night, homework episodes are erupting across the country. These stories as well as many others illustrate the disturbing portrait of our contemporary educational landscape. Further, homework i...
  • Students And Staff
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    I was asked to respond to an opinion paper written by Amanda-Lynn Bask will. The topic of the opinion paper was the current dress code. After reading the paper, I would make the following comment. This school has a handbook for staff that contains the regulations and policies that we have developed over the years of B RHS. These policies have been adopted to give a definite direction for the school. Prior to the current year, there was a dress code in the handbook which had been written many yea...
  • Curfew At 10 P.M. On Week Nights
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    Should teenagers be home by 10 p.m. on week nights? We will discuss if this is true or false. Parental concern will the first factor of this discussion. Also, academics and how this curfew will effect that. Finally, Safety; safety is a major factor int his discussion. A curfew will affect these examples plus many more. The first point as to why the curfew for teenagers should be at 10 p.m. on week nights is, parental concerns. Parents worry about teens when they don't know where they are. Most p...
  • First Time College Students
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    Alcohol And Drug Abuse Among College Students Alcohol And Drug Abuse Among College Students Jon Rigel l English 101-07 Cause and Effect Essay Dangerous Acts Alcohol and drug abuse has been an active habit among college students sense the 1960's. The immediate cause of this behavior was the youth's need to rebel against the overly conservative American society. This rebellion led to a since of freedom for the young adults, which caused them to continue acting in these unintelligent manners. After...

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