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  • School Fun For Students
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    School Has To Be More Fun Over the years school has become a very hated place for students. Many say it is because the classes are boring, others may tell you that it is because they have to wake up early for the sole purpose of going to school. The only way to make students like school once again is to make it fun, and how would we do that one might ask. Well, it's quit simple really, build a school arcade. An arcade will let school earn much needed money that can go to many different school re...
  • School District And Parents Of Students
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    Uniforms in School, Good or Bad Due to misconduct and obscure nature of students, school districts have decided to create a school uniform to create an equal environment in which students have a less of a chance to cause problems. In the opinions of most students, they considered this an act against their personal rights, but then others considered it to be a reasonable idea. School uniforms are somewhat reasonable but to not be in conflict with the students, a better idea would be to put restri...
  • Students Public School Education
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    Brian Wagner English IV September 5, 2000 School Vouchers In todays society a new question of controversy has arisen. That question is the idea of school vouchers. Presidential candidate republican George Busch has decide that American students deserve the right to choose the school they attended allowing a better educational opportunity for those who would like them. Upon being elected republican George Busch hopes to put this in to effect. How would allowing school vouchers affect our nations ...
  • Fear Of School Violence
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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 violations...
  • More Comfortable The Student
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    Educating our Youth The Authors that we read in class all had esteemed criticism when talking about our nations education system but the one essay that stood out the most for me was about our children being more interactive with the community. Robert Coles argues that our children need to be more respectable towards elders and be more involved in the growth of the community. Respectively I think that Mr. Coles makes a very convincing argument, and that when you break down all of the other argume...
  • Private Schools The Students
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    As time has gone by, Americans have increasingly paid more attention to the schooling process, trying harder all the time to get the best education possible for their children. As a result, more parents are turning from the public school systems to the private schools. This happens for several reasons. First, students that graduate from private schools tend to be better prepared for college. Second, private schools open up many opportunities to succeed in the business world. Last, the private sc...
  • Student Journalists From Censorship
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    Censorship has been a battle that has raged through Journalism in its many forms for years. It has run rampant through High School Journalism for nearly 20, after the Hazelwood court case that gave advisors the right to edit, cut, and censor whatever they think is inflammatory or derogatory. Still even though there is Censorship across the United States there are still some students who fight it, every day. Clovis, New Mexico three students were suspended in April 2004 when they handed out flies...
  • Discipline The Students
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    The Reform of Schools The government of Ontario proposes there is a need to make universally accepted rules in the school system. For students to be more disciplined, the government needs to achieve new province wide standards. If the new school standards will not discipline the students, and if each school entails its guidelines, then the government's province wide code of conduct will fail. Moreover, the intervention of the government will not enforce the students to become more disciplined. W...
  • School Day Students
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    American High Schools Not Up To Par There are many factors that would lead someone to believe that high school is a waste of time. High school has too many distractions for kids to try to concentrate on learning. Since the Columbine tragedy police officers have moved into most high schools and created a distraction for most students. During the day students have study halls that are a huge waste of time, while this time could be utilized to have more instruction or tutoring for kids. Every stude...
  • Grading System Grade Point Average And Class Rank
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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...
  • Reports Gains In Student Achievement
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    ... he Center for Innovative School Scheduling reported that discipline referrals were reduced from 25-35 percent in schools surveyed. In one Florida school, discipline referrals were reduced by fifty percent (TCISS, 1998). The March 1999 School Administrator reports that in the more than 100 case studies, discipline referrals were reduced by 25-50 percent (Rettig & Canady, 1999). Education World reports that in the schools surveyed, not only did attendance improve, but also fights and tar dies ...
  • Teachers And Students
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    Ya Gotta Fight for Ya Right Children are forced to go to school. This has been the way for a long time. School is a place where students go to learn a curriculum given by government officials. They are not there to get their rights taken away from them. Although teachers have power, they cannot stop students from hearing the issues, speaking without censorship, or knowing their rights. Students are living, breathing human beings. We go to school to learn about and succeed in the outside world. G...
  • Need For Uniforms In Our School Systems
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    Uniforms In School Uniforms should definitely be used in school systems. Everything about it makes sense. Not everyone is going to be happy about it at first, but they will slowly but surely adjust. Uniforms free students of the stress on what to wear in the morning. I usually have that problem, as well as my brother. Uniforms also relieve the tension, or 'break the ice', when new students come in, since they will be wearing the same thing. This will benefit both the new student and the class as...
  • Home Schooling
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    Home Schooling The opposers of home-schooling can argue that home-schooled children can never be certain if they are learning all the things in the curriculum, and if their standards are equal to their traditional schooled counterparts. They also worry that children who are home-schooled miss out on the social life of being at a traditional school. Home-schooled students in the US always beat out their traditional schooled counterparts in standardized tests. They are also free from distraction w...
  • Long Vacations Without Missing School And Students
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    When students hear about year round schooling, many of them automatically shun the idea. Who wants to go to school for the whole year But the idea of year round schooling is actually a very good one and is more beneficial to the students that the current school system. Year round schooling can be used as a means to keep kids out of trouble, it will eliminate excessive time wasted on review, and the student will have frequent breaks. Many people do not like the idea of year round schooling. It co...
  • Security Of Our Nations Schools
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    School Security School security is a huge issue among every school in the nation. With the not so recent tragedies at Pearl River High in Pear, Mississippi, and Columbine High in Denver, Colorado people have questioned the security of our nations schools. Many states have taking vital steps toward making their schools safer, but is this enough. Many people say yes, but there are some who say no, and some say they have done to much and overstepped their boundaries. Most schools have enforced stri...
  • Student Activities In School
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    The school board has proposed a new school day schedule with hours being from 10 o'clock to 5 o'clock instead of 7: 30-2: 15. The school board should throw out this proposal for many reasons. These are very inconvenient times for a new schedule (10-5). The school board thinks that doing this will reduce kids getting in trouble from 3-5 o'clock when they get home but it would really cause the kids to go out even later. Students, teachers, and parents have things to do after school. Changing the s...
  • Style Of Clothing Popular Among Students
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    Argumentation / Persuasion research School Uniforms Media stories about a nationwide school epidemic, in which assaults on teachers are frequent and students are routinely killed over designer clothing, have been constant over the past few years. These reports have placed pressure on schools and politicians to act quickly, before the situation gets out of control. In these post-Columbine days, educators from the Bible Belt to gang-infested inner cities are asking students to wear uniforms as one...
  • America's High School Students
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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 mov...
  • Need For Backpacks In Schools
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    There is no reason that students cannot wear backpacks in public schools. Backpacks are needed to carry paper, pens, books, and other school supplies. There is too much of a need for backpacks in schools to not allow students to carry them. Most schools no longer allow students to carry book bags. Schools have stopped allowing students to carry backpacks for a couple of reasons. They clutter the isles and they make it easier for students to conceal guns, drugs, and other contraband. The problem ...

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