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  • School Bus Seatbelts; Are They Really a Good Idea?

    School Bus Seatbelts; Are They Really a Good Idea?

    School Bus Seatbelts; Are they really a good idea? School buses today always seem to be upgrading with different safety features. But the question I’m asking is if these features are really as safe as they are said to be. There are many parents worried about the need for seat belts on a school bus and why they are not enforced and required like they are in other vehicles. Seats are higher now, with significantly

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    Submitted: December 13, 2009 By: Steve
  • School Captain Speach

    School Captain Speach

    Good evening staff and students, parents and mentors. I stand before you this evening to outline this year’s greatest and so great achievements. Before I get on with the boring bits, I’d like to do a bit of reminiscing. And a though explanation of college life to unacquainted parents. Year 7. Best year level if there ever was one! I still remember my first day of school, teachers threatening to torture us mentally if we

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    Submitted: November 30, 2009 By: Andrew
  • School Climate

    School Climate

    EFFECTIVE TEACHING While I was observing at Charles Henderson Middle School I saw a great number of characteristics in each teacher that made up effective teachers. They all showed respect to their students, got involved in class, gave equal opportunity and monitored there students learning. What I noticed about the first teachers was that she showed a lot of respect to her students and I think this is why her students showed her a great

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    Submitted: April 17, 2010 By: Mike
  • School Daze

    School Daze

    School Daze I have to admit that I will not look fondly on my high school career. I spent most of my study time going out with my friends. I felt that I was paying my dues with the eight hours of boredom that began most of my days. Until now there were only a few classes that I enjoyed. In retrospect, I believe that it was my inability to choose the classes I took

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    Submitted: February 10, 2010 By: Steve
  • School Dress Code

    School Dress Code

    Can a school’s dress code keep us from wearing T-shirts that have certain slogans or messages on them? When a school’s dress code is used to ban clothes because they have certain slogans, then it really becomes an issue of free speech and not just personal appearance. The school should not ban any slogans unless they are libelous, obscene or somehow very disruptive. Some schools try to use their dress code to prohibit students from

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    Submitted: January 25, 2010 By: Mike
  • School Is Bad for Children

    School Is Bad for Children

    As stated in the essay "School is Bad for Children" and "School is Out" Holt and Pink think that there are many defects in the United States School systems. They also feel that they are ready for a major makeover. They think that the teachers should differentiate instruction and use different types of learning styles for the curriculum. Students should not just be taught in the boring classroom but maybe outside or at another location

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    Submitted: May 9, 2011 By: hannahhorse715
  • School Play

    School Play

    Characters: June: Main character, well spoken and smart (Asian) Hailey: June’s best friend, also well spoken and smart (Australian) Ali: The big and macho character that likes June (Middle Eastern) Alana: Hailey’s friend, June’s enemy Dominic: One of people in the play who is just plain funny Mr Milletti: The teacher Setting: This play is set in Picnic Point, Sydney. The school that is mentioned in the play is Picnic Point High School. SCENE 1:

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    Submitted: December 27, 2009 By: Artur
  • School Uniforms

    School Uniforms

    Since former President, Bill Clinton’s State of the Union Address in 1996 there has been a push to propel schools towards the idea of school uniforms (Viadero). While supporters of school uniforms believe such ideas that it creates a safer environment for the students, and they are more focused on their work; others frown upon the idea of installing required school uniforms because it infringes on the individuals’ right of freedom of expression presented by

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    Submitted: November 26, 2009 By: Victor
  • School Uniforms

    School Uniforms

    Can you think of some reasons school uniforms would be a good idea? Uniforms for dress code at our school is an excellent idea. Our principal should definitely enforce this dress code because, it would be easier to pick out clothes in the morning, there would not be any back-to-school shopping hassles, and kids won’t be judged by how they dress. One reason is, it would be easier to pick out clothes in the

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    Submitted: December 23, 2009 By: Andrew
  • School Uniforms

    School Uniforms

    School Uniforms Does a school uniform make your child safer? In studies done by several well know psychologists it is overwhelming the difference that a school uniform can make. Children are less violent, more aware of their studies and less likely to steal. School uniforms can make for a safer and more productive learning environment for your children. In the first example we are showing public schools without uniforms. This produces more violent behavior in

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    Submitted: December 28, 2009 By: Andrew
  • School Uniforms

    School Uniforms

    An on going debate continues currently in America regarding uniform policy suggested to public and private schools. Thinking about this issue has led me to believe that making school uniforms mandatory would help improve schools in this country in many ways. First and most important, school uniforms would eliminate the pressure of fitting in and relieve the tensions between the new students and those who are already there. A dress code will expedite the process

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    Submitted: December 28, 2009 By: Edward
  • School Uniforms

    School Uniforms

    In 1993, Will Rogers Middle School in California’s Long Beach County School District began discussing the idea of a school-wide uniform policy. That fall, Will Rogers became the first school in Long Beach County to have a mandatory uniform policy. Other schools in the district soon followed drawing national attention, including a personal visit from then President Clinton. Recent memories of school shootings around the nation caused President Clinton to urge other school districts to

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    Submitted: January 6, 2010 By: Victor
  • School Uniforms

    School Uniforms

    Schools today aren't in the best condition. There is teasing, violence, discrimination, cliques, and poverty. There is much to say about how having mandatory school uniforms will help these problems. My question is, will uniforms help these problems enough to dismiss the hurt that they would cause? I say the uniforms do little to help. Having uniforms would stop the teasing and discrimination about clothing, but there is more to tease or discriminate someone

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    Submitted: January 12, 2010 By: David
  • School Uniforms

    School Uniforms

    School Uniforms A safe and structured learning environment is the first requirement of a good school. Children who feel safe and secure will better learn basic values. In return they will learn the basis of good citizenship and become better students. In response to growing levels of violence in our schools, many parents, teachers, and school officials have been forced to look toward school uniforms as one potentially positive way to reduce discipline problems and

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    Submitted: January 14, 2010 By: Top
  • School Uniforms

    School Uniforms

    Outline Thesis: School uniforms should be required in public schools because their use would lead to higher education, less violence, and lower cost to parents. School uniforms in public schools are becoming increasingly popular across the nation. The public school system would benefit greatly if this policy were to be adopted. Opposition is always a factor when trying to make changes. Taking all things into consideration, the positive effects would be far greater than the

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    Submitted: January 29, 2010 By: Anna
  • School Uniforms

    School Uniforms

    School Uniforms, an on going debate continues currently in America regarding uniform policy suggested to public and private schools. Thinking about this issue has led me to believe that making school uniforms mandatory would help improve schools in this country in many ways. First and most important, school uniforms would eliminate the pressure of fitting in and relieve the tensions between the new students and those who are already there. A dress code will expedite

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    Submitted: March 20, 2010 By: Top
  • School Uniforms

    School Uniforms

    Sosa 1 Yelfris Sosa 09/19/05 School Uniforms. School Uniforms is an issue that has been discussed for years because many people think they should be require in public schools, others don’t agree. Here are three reasons why the school uniforms could be required in public schools. First, they are economical. Second, they set organizational and disciplinary standards. Third, uniforms help students develop a sense of unity. At the end of August we go to

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    Submitted: March 23, 2010 By: Fonta
  • School Uniforms

    School Uniforms

    The IV amendment states “The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause...” This means that a person will not have their private property searched or taken without a warrant or probable cause. Therefore, random locker searches are illegal, against civil rights, and wrong because, if they are done randomly, they

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    Essay Length: 340 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: April 15, 2010 By: Mike
  • School Uniforms a Must

    School Uniforms a Must

    In the past decade, students have shifted their focus from education to fashion. Students are judging each other based on what kind of clothes they are wearing rather than what kind of grades they are making. I was told that when you hang around people who are successful, you yourself become successful. If students are choosing their friends based on what they are wearing rather than what grades they are making then the amount of

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    Submitted: April 17, 2010 By: Mike
  • School Vandalism

    School Vandalism

    Antigone is the girl who will rise up alone and die young. Haemon, Antigone's fiance, chats with Ismene, her beautiful sister. Though one would have expected Haemon to go for Ismene, he inexplicably proposed to Antigone on the night of a ball. Creon is king of Thebes, was forced to the duties of rule. Next to the sisters' sits the Nurse and Queen Eurydice. Eurydice knit until the time comes for her to go to

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    Submitted: January 15, 2010 By: Max
  • School Violence

    School Violence

    Violence is a problem many school are facing today. Across the United States violence in schools continues to grow. There are more possibilities of violent acts taking place in public schools than in private schools. Though the years there has always been violence acts in schools. School violence is problems that may come from home, media, neighborhoods, or even from some roles models. “Violence is identified by the federal government as one of our leading

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    Submitted: April 11, 2010 By: Tommy
  • School Violence - Finding Solutions

    School Violence - Finding Solutions

    School Violence-Finding Solutions December 1, 1997, Michael Carneal, a freshman in West Paducah, Kentucky opened fire on his classmates, killing three and wounding five. One year later, on March 5, 1998, Mitchell Woodward shot and killed five classmates and wounded eleven in Jonesboro, Arkansas. Just one year after that, Eric Harris and Dylan Kleibold committed the most heinous act of school violence in United States history in Littleton, Colorado. There, in Columbine High school, Harris

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    Submitted: November 17, 2009 By: Tasha
  • Science

    Science

    Curriculum Essay: Science Courses The organization of schooling and further education has long been associated with the idea of a curriculum. Curriculum is a body of knowledge content and/or subjects. It is not simply a set of plans to be implemented, but rather is constituted through an active process, in which planning, acting, and evaluating are related and integrated into process. Education in this sense, is the process by which these are transmitted to students

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    Submitted: February 9, 2010 By: Fonta
  • Science Vs. Art

    Science Vs. Art

    Science and art rarely come hand in hand, therefore when viewing literature you chose one side of the spectrum. Viewing literature as a form of art, as opposed to scientifically allows the reader to go deeper into the meaning of the text. Science is said to be facts which allow no room for interpretation. However, viewing literature as a form of art allows the reader to decide what they think the text is about.

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    Submitted: February 22, 2010 By: July
  • Science Vs. Religion

    Science Vs. Religion

    Research paper Final Draft Science vs. religion “The nucleus of the cell derives its name from the Latin nux, meaning nut. Like the stone in a cheery , it is found in the center of the cell, and like this stone, keeps its precious kernel in a shell. -Susan Griffin” , “Our Secret” Ever since the evolutionary existence of humans, man kind has created various meaning systems such as art, language, writing, science, and

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    Submitted: January 18, 2010 By: Mike
  • Science-Fiction Specifications

    Science-Fiction Specifications

    One of the main aspects of a science-fiction story is its setting. The time and place notifies the reader that the story is indeed a fantasy, and may have unordinary topics. The time of a science-fiction story can either be the past, present, or future. What makes fantasy novels unique is that it may take place in the very distant future without question. The location of the story may also be very distant, for example

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    Submitted: November 26, 2009 By: Monika
  • Scotland at the Time of Robert Burns

    Scotland at the Time of Robert Burns

    Burns was born just before George III came to the throne in 1760. America declared her independence when Burns was 17 and the Paris mob sacked the Bastille to start the French Revolution in 1789, when the poet was 30. Revolutionary ideas were in the air during the life of Burns and he was affected by this trend. Scotland and England had only finally joined through the Union of the Parliaments in1707 and there was

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    Submitted: January 24, 2010 By: Tommy
  • Scott’s Experience on the Moon in "waliking on the Moon" by David R.Scott

    Scott’s Experience on the Moon in "waliking on the Moon" by David R.Scott

    Scott's experience on the moon in "Waliking on the Moon" by David R. Scott “WALKING ON THE MOON” by David R. Scott, an American astronaut, is an account of his experiences on moon which he has narrated by the use of figurative language. He has described each aspect with deep detail in order to portray the moon which is merely seen afar. He has employed various techniques to describe the moon and to make his

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    Submitted: January 26, 2010 By: Tasha
  • Scout’s Journey to Womanhood

    Scout’s Journey to Womanhood

    As girls grow in life, they mature and change into women. In the novel To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee, Scout, the main character, begins to mature into a woman. In the beginning of the book, she is a tomboy who cannot wait to pick a fistfight with anyone, but at the end, she lowers her fists because her father, Atticus, tells her not to fight. Scout’s views of womanhood, influenced by how

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    Submitted: April 3, 2010 By: Tommy
  • Screen Adaptations of Classic Literature Should Always Remain True to the Details of the Original Novel.

    Screen Adaptations of Classic Literature Should Always Remain True to the Details of the Original Novel.

    There are many issues involved with adapting a classic novel for the small screen, but probably the most important of these is the degree of loyalty the adaptation should make with the original novel. For a director it is almost impossible to remain perfectly loyal to the novel. For instance,around the time of the first director, David Lean, filmmaking had not advanced to such a stage for it to be possible to, as shown in

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    Submitted: February 26, 2010 By: July
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