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School Violence

School Violence Since the mid-1990s, America has witnessed a string of shootings in its schools. The deadliest of these tragedies occurred on April 20, 1999, when students Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold went on a massive rampage at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado, killing twelve students and one teacher...

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Intelligent Design on Trial

Ever since the year 1925, there has been a very controversial battle over the teachings of Intelligent Design in public school systems because many people feel that it has a religious motive. In Dover, Pennsylvania a major court case began when the school board decided that alternate theories, including Intelligent...

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First Impressions Are Deceiving

It was September 18th, 2006, my very first day at a brand new high school starting grad eleven. To makes things even more awkward, I was starting at the school two weeks later then everyone else. It was also one of my first days in a completely different land which...

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School Vouchers Help or Hindrance

Andrea Rogers Axia College of the University of Phoenix The quality of education in this country has been declining since the early 1970’s. There have been many reasons preferred for the decline. Poor teachers, bad schools, not enough money, the list goes on. Several solutions have been suggested to correct...

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School Uniforms and reducing violence among students

Before 1960, uniform was widely applied in U.S public schools, but it was abandoned during this present free-spiritedness era. However, in the 1990’s, when school violence and classroom disruptions increased across the country, uniform caught on again (Chaika 1999). Personally, I yearn towards uniform policy in middle school, which I...

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Troubled Youth – gun violence Elsik High School

“O My Gosh!” cried half of the students in the cafeteria while the other half cried, “Get her, beat her up real good!” While screaming, they witnessed a girl being attacked by both males and females. From being pushed and pulled into a crowd of hatred, the girl was abused...

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My First Day At School

Beep, Beep, Beeeeep! I struggled to force my sticky eyes open. Wearily, I rolled over, the bright red numbers flashed in my head. 8:10. I was late! Late for school on my very first day! I raced for the bathroom, tripping over my bag. I scrambled to get washed and...

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Charter Schools

The United States is a core region that has a global status of dominant trade, controlling investment, controlling most advanced technologies, and exhibiting high levels of productivity, which shows our country’s immense aspects towards our goal of a greater economy due to our positive education system for the people. Today,...

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School Shootings And Violence Why

It is a normal day at school. You are eating lunch in the cafeteria. Suddenly gun shots ring out down the hall. Two of your classmates burst through the doors, armed with guns, firing almost aimlessly. They are looking for all the kids who have made their lives miserable! What...

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Tomorrow Isn’’t Always Promised

Throughout my childhood everything was always changing. My friends, my clothes, my ideas, my likes and dislikes, it all changed. But there was always one thing that I thought I could count on to never change, and that was my relationship with my dad. My dad and I were so...

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Ethics

Introduction According to DeKalb Technical College, they practice and identify work ethics in 10 different characteristics; Attendance, Cooperation, Character, Communication, Respect, Productivity, Organizational Skills, Appearance, Teamwork, Attitude (dekalbtech). Attendance, I usually have good attendance this is because my father was a farmer and he couldn’t miss a day of work...

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Catcher In The Rye

Goodness is defined by www.dictionary.com as “in man is not a mere passive quality, but the deliberate preference of right to wrong, the firm and persistent resistance of all moral evil, and the choosing and following of all moral good” (1). In the books, The Catcher in the Rye by...

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A Friend In Need Is A Friend To Be Avoided

How do YOU define a true friend? To me a friend, it is just another character that comes and goes. A friend can be life saver or ruin your life. It was about three years ago when I had a true friend, or at least that’s how it seemed to...

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Legal Action Against Bus Driver

This correspondence is reference the “White Slip” issued by Diana Westfall (Bus Driver) and ensuing informal meeting with Mr. Ulrich (Vice-Principal) conducted on Monday, March 17, 2007. The bus driver, Mrs. Westfall has stated in the incident report/white slip that I, James Burdette, frequently punch middle students while exiting the...

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School Vouchers An Overview

“Ask not what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country.” — John Fitzgerald Kennedy. Throughout the thousands of political speeches given during our country’s history, there might not be a better anthem for political participation on an individual level. After letting JFK’s famous...

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Teenage Violence In Schools

Page #1 Teenage violence in schools has become a tremendous concern to many people. School violence over the past number of years has been increasing and family life, the things that occur in schools and the neighborhoods that the teenagers (that commit the crimes or violent acts) live in are...

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Scholarship Essay About Goals

Ever since I was a young kid I have always been interested with aircraft. I was so curious of how airplane’s fly. I remember taking my toys apart to see how it works. As a kid I wanted to go to the airport to watch the airplanes land and fly...

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