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Public Administration and Public Interest Issues - One of the political functions of public administration is implementing the public interest. Public interest is generally presumed to be commonly accepted good. In ideal world, clear eyes and rational minds are common enough to produce what is commonly good. John Rawls’ veil of ignorance is an example of it. If you are behind a veil and don’t know what group of society you belongs to, you would make the best unbiased decision for common. But in real world, where individuals have political leanings and self-interests, it is really difficult to find a common accepted good....   [tags: public, citizens, administrators, neutrality] 1632 words
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Public Relations in Response to Crisis - The aim of this report is to discuss an effective PR campaign for the established business Virgo. The report will follow Scott Cutlip’s four-step process as a structure that is important for Virgo in regaining its company’s profile. Defining Cutlip’s four-step process helps in the development of communication for the organisation to its publics. In relation, Virgo will add extension in the rebuilding of reputation through its aims and objectives. Using this process breaks down into situation analysis, planning and programming strategy, implementation, and evaluating the program....   [tags: Public Relations]
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The Role of The Public Relations Professional - Public Relations Interview Effective marketing strategies in health care are essential to the success of the organization. Marketing promotes the hospital’s services by endorsing its clinical expertise, its technology, its achievements, and its commitment to the community that it serves. The role of the Public Relations (PR) professional is an essential part of daily hospital operations to establish and maintain relationships within the community as well as deal with challenges and opportunities that face the organization....   [tags: Public Relations]
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Pros and Cons of Public Education - The United States prides itself on its public education system making it a core value of many families. The level of education a person has will influence their career achievements. Americans expect their public system of education to provide a solid curriculum. Most of the people in the United States place their trust in the public school system in which they support through taxes. This trust although is contradicted by the public system of education’s current shape. Much of the schools in the United States are either deteriorating, or failing all together....   [tags: public schools]
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A Remedy for Failing Public Schools - Our public schools are failing because they are operated under an antiquated system. Most are behemoth, bureaucratic bastions of inefficiency in which no one seems to be held accountable. It’s top-down management at its worst. The people who have the most contact with students in this over-burdened, under-funded system – the teachers – have the least input when it comes to “company” policy. This makes this system resemble a widget factory in which management has worked out all the kinks, so it thinks, and dictates to production line workers how to pump out a “good” product....   [tags: public education, ] 1860 words
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Public Relations and Corporate Reputation - As recent corporate events have made it clear, an organization’s reputation is of paramount importance to its success as well as survival. This is because the happenings leave the corporate credibility at stake while public mistrust spills over into investment markets. As such, there is a need to restore public faith. Reputation accounts for a large portion of a company’s market capitalization and is one of its most important long term assets. It impacts the organization in several ways including stock price as well as the ability to attract and retain customers and employees (Michael and Judy, 2008)....   [tags: Public Relations]
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Collective Bargaining and Public Employees - The efforts to undermine the collective bargaining rights of public sector workers in Wisconsin led by Republican Governor Scott Walker – and the widespread resistance of unions, workers, and supporters – represents, perhaps, the most important domestic issue in the United States at the moment. The Wisconsin protests have become the center of national media attention as tens of thousands of union workers and their employees crowd the State Capitol. The story certainly deserves the spotlight, as what happens in Wisconsin may very well spread too much of the rest of the nation....   [tags: Public Unions]
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Attributes of Public Schools - The phrase “public schooling” appears to constantly evolve and change making it difficult to define the term which has largely become an oratorical device used to reference a wide array of assumptions American politicians and society utilize in referencing the educational system within the United States. Recent developments in the educational system such as charter schools, on-line education, and voucher programs which enable participants to use public monies to pay tuition at sectarian schools and tuition tax credits for private schools are developments that make it difficult for educators to clearly define the parameters of the term public education....   [tags: Public Education]
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The Public Health Triad - Introduction The role of public health in our society cannot be underestimated. The main goal of public health is to prevent and control diseases with the aim of promoting health. Humans contribute to this health promotion. However, human actions are also responsible to some detrimental health effects. Human behavior through habitat modification has led to the emergence of infectious diseases “Modification of natural habitats by humans is a leading cause of emerging zoonoses” (Battle, 2009, P 32)....   [tags: Public Safety]
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New Public Management - New Public Management and Issues with it. Even though above section highlights the core fundamental of the new public management, and how it intends to change the landscape of the public administration when applied in a structured and planned way. Though there are several success stories around new public management inspired reforms of organizations associated with public administration, but what one notices first when looking at the public management and public administration framework is the difference, not the similarities between the two (Barzelay, 2001)....   [tags: public administration, public manager]
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Defining Public Relation by Mariana Pires - The definition of Public Relations practice can be a difficult task for its professionals, in order to outline their functions and what it is as a whole, without having their work commonly confused with Marketing and even with Advertising. Therefore, as an attempt to simplify its parameters and distinct the activities, this piece of work aims to explain the differences and similarities of these professions. Focusing in particular on an overview of the main definitions of Public Relations, such as its origin and practice....   [tags: Public Relations]
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How Does the Public Sector Work? - If you don't understand how the public sector is supposed to work, how can you ensure that it is working. An easy definition of public administration is, “the implementation of government policies” (Encyclopedia Britannica, 2010), or, “the implementation of public policy” (Infoplease.com, 1997). While policies and procedures seem to be continuously up for debate, it should be noted that, an informed public are the only sure-fire way to ensure that the public sector stays on track with meeting the needs of its constituents....   [tags: Public Management]
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Is WikiLeaks Completely in the Public Interest? - Introduction To assess WikiLeaks “completely” would be a mammoth task, trawling through every release and considering it in relation to public interest would take months. Similarly, by virtue of the gargantuan proportions of the information WikiLeaks handles, we might assume that it cannot all, be in the public interest. Public Interest, Freedom of Speech, Freedom of Information and Human Rights Public interest is one of seven common defences to libel and slander as defined by George Lubega of Pinsent Masons....   [tags: Public Interest, Freedom of Speech] 2519 words
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Function of a Public Relations Manager - The post of Public Relationship Manager or Public Relations (PR) deals with the activities an entity carries on to enhance its image in the public (Wisegeek, 2011). It encompasses all the communication practices that aim at exposing the company to the public in a good light to captivate the interests of existing and potential customers, investors, lenders, employees, and to promote a good relationship with governmental regulatory bodies. Job description A PR manager undertakes a supervisory role over the public relations staff as they implement programs aimed at publicizing the firm....   [tags: Improving Public Image]
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Public Education is Unnecessary and Inefficient - The End of Public Education Visualize a flourishing society where children grow up happy with their family and friends, living life, going day by day doing what they enjoy--may it be playing football outside with their friends, taking walks through woods and by creeks, or maybe surfing the internet for games, even stumbling upon music or a video showing the vastness of the universe on YouTube. These are all encounters with the future, potential sparks, hidden, that have the possibility of becoming the fascination of a child.  Playing football may lead to a hidden talent of fantastic speed....   [tags: argument, public schools] 1075 words
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Public Policy of Globalization in Canada - Public policy is embedded into the day-to-day lives of Canadian citizens. Although some may not be actively aware of the multitude of policies, they do determine every aspect of the Canadian society. There are policies that govern air, water, food, transportation, technology, taxes, health and immigration. But this is not an exclusive list of Canadian public polices. Two domains of public policy are domestic and foreign. Internal rules and regulations that govern within a nations border are known as domestic policies (Gale, 2008)....   [tags: Public Policies, Political Policy] 2264 words
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Homeschooling Is Inferior to Public Schooling - “Our progress as a nation can be no swifter than our progress in education. The human mind is our fundamental resource” John F. Kennedy (1917-1963) Thirty-fifth President of the USA. An estimated 4 million children are currently home schooled with a 15-20% yearly growth rate. According to a California study by researcher Dr. Brian [D.] Ray, 92 percent of school superintendents believe that home learners are emotionally unstable, deprived of proper social development and too judgmental of the world around them....   [tags: Homeschooling vs Public Schooling]
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Public Parks and Enlargement of Towns - “America’s great pioneer landscape architect” that is what Frederick Law Olmsted was called. His paper encouraged three great moral vitalities: the first being public health; by having trees to purify the air and to reduce water pollution, the second is fighting urban wrongdoing especially among poor children, the last was improving the purpose of civilisation by providing services and resources that are available to all. He also focuses on the relationship between the built environment and the natural one....   [tags: landscape, architecture, public health]
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Censoring the Public: Art Museums - An appealing advertisement for a new movie flashes on the screen of the television. At the end of the ad a flat voice informs you that the movie is rated R; admittance 17 and up. The argument for censorship for the general public, but allowance of access to more adult content to willing individuals, is an argument over 100 years old. In a piece for The Atlantic Monthly a writer addressed the topic of censorship of art in museums. The validity of the argument for censorship of art to the general public, but allowance for individuals that are mature enough holds true to today because there are children sections of libraries and museums, and even though nudity is so prevalent in today’s soci...   [tags: public, mature, society, nudity] 645 words
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Key Terms for Public Relations - ... With reference to the promotion tool to use, we decided to use advertising and public relations. ADVERTISING This is any paid form of non-personal presentation and promotion of ideas, goods, or services by an identified sponsor often known as the advertiser. The reason for selecting for selecting advertising as a promotion tool for our product is because it has a wider reach compared to other promotional tools. This means that, we will be able to spread the message our product carries faster and it will also be easier to reach a larger audience....   [tags: promotion, strategy, advertising, public] 582 words
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The Study of Public Administration - ... The Canadian Council of Chief Executives (CCCE) has recently issued a report that calls for changes in the teacher salary system. The new system would directly tie teacher’s salaries to their classroom performance. Under the new system, appropriately named the performance pay model, teachers would be evaluated by students and administrators. The results of these evaluations would determine how much the teacher would be compensated for their time. It would no longer matter how long a teacher has been teaching or how well the teacher is educated....   [tags: professionalism, public agencies]
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Systems Theory in Public Health - This paper delineates how analyzing the role of systems thinking in program planning, implementation, evaluation, and revision relates to: effective uses of information technology in public health practice, sources of inequality that produce health disparities across diverse populations, effective public health leadership, factors of population based health status and behavior, and public health action research. A brief description of systems theory will discuss relatively open and closed systems....   [tags: Public Health Care Essays]
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Public Schools Plagued by Overcrowding - With people moving in the cities, overcrowdedness has become a major issue for the public city school system. People often thought of cities as places paved with gold and opportunities, occupied by diverse groups. Everyone comes from different parts of the world chasing after its glamour and freedom. While those desires can be met with settling in urban society, overcrowdedness in Queens of New York City schools have adverse effects on the students’ academic performance. In cities, we often hear people complain about overcrowdedness, especially around public spaces....   [tags: Overcrowded Public Schools]
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Public Transportation Bill - Background Public transportation is serious need of a massive overhaul in this nation. We are in desperate need to catch up to the European standard of public transportation in this country. In Europe, citizens can travel across cities, bodies of water, and even counties with their state of the art public transportation system. Europeans are not nearly as reliant on cars and oil as the United States is because they have the much more practical option of taking the transportation provided to them by the government to where ever they need to go....   [tags: Public Transportation] 1155 words
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Chicago’s Public Housing - 1. The big picture: What are the broad, general dimensions of this problem or story, here in Chicago as of 2010. As of 2010, “the ghetto” has been defined as the poor areas with dense African American populations. Nowadays the word ghetto not only describes a place, but is also used as an adjective to describe an area, or type of people in general. Chicago’s ghetto is typically referring to the south side of the city. The Chicago Housing Authority which was founded in 1937 was responsible for the majority of housing available for the city’s African American population, which was quite a controversial topic....   [tags: Public Housing]
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The Role of Politics in Public Transportation - Politics plays an important role in any aspect of planning, but none such more than transport planning and the investments and policies that go in to constructing the aspects associated. As with any discipline, politics plays both positive and negative roles in public transport planning, policies and investment; as it shapes decision-making and the degrees of financial support that is given to each project. Because politics brings both positive and negative effects to public transport planning it can both promote and obstruct development....   [tags: public transport planning,politics,transportation]
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Public Speaking Quiz - 1. Critical thinking skills are important to have as a speaker because they allow people to decide what to believe or what to do. Public speaking exercises eight critical thinking skills. Critical thinking allows someone to focus which will help them define a problem, set goals, and select pieces of information. Another skill is information gathering that allows one to formulate questions and collect data. Remembering skills enable an individual to store information in his/her long-term memory and retrieve it....   [tags: Public Speaking] 1344 words
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Louisiana Public Schools - For the public schools of Louisiana and across the United States I would propose the expansion of healthcare services provided by the school, an increase in after school and community programs, and the use of a comprehensive curriculum. I would also suggest a decreased emphasis on testing and test results as they apply to school accountability. It is suggested by data from NAEP testing that school absences is one of the factors that has a negative impact on student learning and therefore on overall grade point average and test scores....   [tags: public Education] 664 words
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What is Public History - Public History is a relatively new field and even though it is not the newest field in history, it is still not fully established. One reason for this is that there is not an exact definition of Public History. It is still in its beginning stages and exists as more of a general idea rather than something easily defined. Most public historians find it easiest to define it by giving examples of jobs that fall into the Public History field. For example, Kelley states, “In its simplest meaning, Public History refers to the employment of historians and the historical method outside of academia: in government, private corporations, the media, historical societies and museums, even in private pract...   [tags: public historians, academic historian]
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Homeschooling vs. Public Schooling - When kids reach the age where learning begins parents now and days have a concern of whether to home school their kids or send them to a public school. Both are good methods in developing a good education for a child. But also have differences in techniques of teaching and environmental differences. Parents have to think about the cost, the way the child learns being in a social environment, and also be aware of what their child is learning in the street. We will see how home schooling and or public schooling have different effect on a child’s education....   [tags: homeschooling, public schools, ] 853 words
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Funding on Public Education - The United States has many conflicts, one of them is funding on Public Education. In fact Public schools are to make every effort to try and help the students with all they can. Some schools have better things to offer to their schools. It depends on the population where the school is located. Do you agree that the public schools should get the funding depending on the population of where they are located. So many things are unfair and we the people do not really have much we can say publicly or even speak up to this situation....   [tags: public schools, students, classrooms]
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The Public-Private Prison Debate - California is suffering from a crisis in the prison system. Its facilities are operating at double capacity and " grossly deficient medical care" is the cause of at least one inmate death per week (Wood, 2008, para. 2). Because of this need for reform, the federal government is stepping in to direct the state prison’s operating procedure. Although the financial choices of each state should be free from federal control, the federal government is still known to put pressure on states to make decisions, especially when lawsuits arise....   [tags: Private vs. Public Prisons]
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Leadership Attributes in Public Health - Describe the leadership attributes you aspire to. Include your reasoning on why you selected these attributes in relation to your role in public health. 598 words Managing public health organizations, solving problems, and dealing with crises require a competent leader who possesses certain personal attributes and specific skills that enhance leadership effectiveness in boosting participation and commitment among the team members to attain the set goals (Merson, et al., 2012). Being a well oriented leader and a decent listener require a strong and adherent team with defined and shared goals....   [tags: Public Health Organizations, Solving Problems]
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Public Relations Overview Of McDonalds - McDonald's is the world's leading food service retailer with more than 30,000 restaurants in 118 countries serving 46 million customers each day. It is one of the most well-known and valuable brands and holds a leading share in the globally branded quick service restaurant segment of the informal eating-out market in virtually every country in which it does business. Problems Faced By McDonalds And The Public Opinion Of McDonalds For many years, McDonalds enjoyed worldwide success built on a few well-known, highly standard conditions....   [tags: mcdonalds, public opinion, fast food]
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The Study of Public Sphere in Modern China - Introduction As we all know, recently China is the fastest growing developing country in the world, under this situation; people in China are more concerned about the development of public awareness, which stand for the individual freedom thinking and civic consciousness. With prompting citizens to identify themselves with public linked together, in interaction with others, discussions, negotiations universality found consensus and common values is the process of public awareness, and at the same time, promote active citizenship into public sphere....   [tags: public, sphere, freedom] 3270 words
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The Centralia No. 5 Mine Explosion: A Failure in Public Administration - Description Centralia Coal Company was owned by Bell & Zoller Coal & Mining Company. Herbert E. Bell was the Chairman and William P. Young was the Vice President. Illinois ranked third in coal production. Four agencies had authority over coal mining at the time; the state of Illinois, the United States Government, Centralia Coal Company and the United Mine Workers of America (UMWA). The explosion in Centralia No. 5 occurred on March 25, 1947. Beginning with his appointment in 1941, State Mine Inspector Driscoll O....   [tags: Public Administration]
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Role of Public Service Broadcasting in Democracy - “The concept of needing a license to watch television is probably pretty damn bizarre to anyone outside the UK but it is, unfortunately, a cold hard fact here. The sole purpose of said license is to fund the BBC,… So what do you get for £121.00 a year. Rubbish, that's what. Countless gardening, cooking and DIY programs, and enough God-awful nature shows to turn a die-hard vegan into a ferocious carnivore. Oh sure there are a few decent documentaries, an occasional film that's worth watching and there are some pretty good history programs now and then, but hey, I can see that stuff on the other channels too!"....   [tags: PSB, BBC, Conflict, Public]
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My Interview With a Public Health Nurse - “A public health nurse is a nurse who works to promote and protect the health of an entire population” (Allender, Rector, & Warner, 2010, p. 839) the public health nurse I chose to interview was Barbara, she currently works for the Health department and has been there for three years. During the interview Barbara discussed the requirements for a public health nurse. The individual must have the ability to exercise independent judgment, planning and able to administer safe effective public nursing care....   [tags: Public Health Care Essays] 782 words
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Traditional Model to New Public Management - INTRODUCTION This essay discusses the radical transformation of the principles and foundations of public administration from traditional to New Public Management. Firstly the essay will attempt to define the key terms of traditional public administration and the doctrine of New Public Management. Rabin J. (2003) explains that New Public Management embodies “a process in public administration that uses information and experiences obtained in business management and other disciplines to improve efficiency, usefulness and general operation of public services in contemporary bureaucracies.“Traditional Public Administration progresses from governmental contributions, with services perceived by t...   [tags: Public Administration, Traditional, Modern]
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Developing Countries and New Public Management - Developing Countries and New Public Management Introduction The expectation for the government to become better in business has been becoming a hot topic for many countries around the world. Countries are trying to push their effort in order to produce the best performance in the public sector management. There are many schemes of government business theory, or even practice, which could be used by the government in order to produce better quality of public governance. One of the methods is the new public management....   [tags: Government, Business, Public Management]
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Public Administration Problems in Developing Nations - Introduction The United Nations World Public Sector Report 2001 concluded that countries, which were successful in gaining benefits of globalization, were generally those which had the most developed and comprehensive public sectors. United Nations lays emphasis on revitalization of public administration to improve its performance since it plays an important role in accomplishing important development goals. The Public Administration and Development (PAD) report of the United Nations reviews measures adopted in the process of revitalization of the public sector over the last few years and emphasizes the lessons learned by the Member States while doing the same....   [tags: Public Administration in Developing Countries]
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Traditional Model to New Public Management - Traditional public administration is traced back to the works of scholars like Max Weber, Woodrow Wilson and Fredrick Taylor. This form of administration was mostly influenced by Max Weber with his bureaucratic model and theory. Max Weber was a well-known sociologist born in Germany in the year 1864. He came up with his bureaucratic model as a way to trying of improve management in organizations. ‘Weber emphasized on top-down control in the form of monocratic hierarchy that is a system of control in which policy is set at the top and carried out through a series of offices, whereby every manager and employee are to report to one person in top management and held accountable by that manager’...   [tags: Public Administration, Tradition, Modern]
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Religion Should Be Taught In Public Schools - “If we ever forget that we are “One nation under God,” then we will be a nation gone under” -- Ronald Reagan (BrainyQuote). Ronald Reagan makes a great point. America was created as a place for religious freedom. Now that freedom is beginning to be stripped away from us. One of the biggest reasons is due to the argument concerning whether or not religion should be allowed in school. It is believed, by many, that allowing education and religion to coincide is going against the first amendment. This argument is one that dates back to the eighteen hundreds, and has yet to be resolved....   [tags: Pro Religion In Public Schools]
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Public Health in Practice - ... The capability for the community to offer this contribution and intellect is dire in the progress and preservation of communal trust in the society. Public health must sponsor and work for the authorizations of subjugated fellows, pointing to make sure that the wealth and state of affairs needed for wellbeing are easily reached to everyone. This Principle speaks to two issues: certifying that the public have the power of speech and emphasizing that public health has certain focus towards out-of-favour community members (Public Health Leadership Society, 2002)....   [tags: structured public work, preventing disease]
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Public Education In America - Since 1983 public education has been an issue in America. The system has been constantly changing every year with reforms. This constant change has been driven by the American people’s perception that education has declined and something should be done about it. First there was an increased emphasis on basic skills, making school years longer and more graduation requirements. Second, many began focusing on increasing teachers professionalism. Third, they began restructuring many things such as how the schools were organized and how the school day was structured etc....   [tags: american schools, public schools, Education] 573 words
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Louisiana Public School System - The state of the Louisiana public school system is among the worst in the union. Among the 50 states Louisiana consistently ranks in the bottom in public education. The National Center for Education Statistics ranked Louisiana as the 49th state in the country for public education (Todd). Louisiana also ranks 48 out of 50 in science education, and 47 out of 50 in mathematics in the country according to the American Institute of Physics (Todd). In addition, to low outcomes in these measures Louisiana has a high school graduation rate of 67 percent in 2010(Todd)....   [tags: public education, voucher program, opportunity ]
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The Constitutionality of Prayer in Public Schools - Many people agree against prayer in public schools, while others think that people should be able to express their religion in their own ways. In public schools, they are not allowed to hold prayers at all during the school day due to the mixed religion students that are attending the school. Over the past few years, this has become an extremely controversial issue in our nation. Many people find it proper to pray in school but many people also agree that it is extremely wrong and that if there is going to be pray in school, every religion should be addressed....   [tags: constitution, religion, USA, education, public sch] 710 words
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Religion in Public Schools - Until the early 1960s, religion was accepted in most public school systems across our nation. One of the main purposes for school in early America was for religious purposes (Prothero). Benjamin Franklin stated, "It is religion and morality alone which can establish the principles upon which freedom can securely stand." Thomas Jefferson stated, "The question isn't what religion is true. The question is what religious traditions do we need to know something about in order to be an effective citizen." Something that can be beneficial to our nation should not be taken away....   [tags: Public School Systems. Education, Religion]
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Public Health Issue: Smoking - Public Health Issue: Smoking This essay is aimed to explore, analyse and discuss smoking in adults. Smoking is a public health issue as such is one of the major contributors to high mortality and ill-health in the adults which is preventable (Health and Excellence Care (NICE) (2012). The United Kingdom (UK) is known to have the highest number of people with a history of smoking among people with low socio-economic status (Scriven and Garman, 2006; Goddard and Green, 2005). Smoking is considered a serious epidemic in the UK and the National institute for Health and Excellence Care (NICE, 2012) stated that 28% of adults with low economic status are tobacco smokers compared with 13% of those...   [tags: epidemic, definition, public health, smoking] 2016 words
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Private Better than Public School - Private Better than Public School There are many decisions for parents to choose private or public school for their kids. Every parent wants what is best for his or her child. A person's education is one of the most important aspects in determining whether or not they will become a productive member of society. Education is so important. We need to look at both public and private schools to find out if there is a difference. Private schools are a better choice than public school for many reasons....   [tags: Education, Schools, Public Schools]
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Public Journalism vs. Traditional Journalism - There are two distinct sides to the debate of journalism, their journalists, and the consumers: traditional journalism and public journalism. In the current digital age there is a greater number of public journalism being practiced. However, journalists and their consumers run into several issues concerning that matter. To express more clearly, there are particular roles and characteristics in which journalism standards are being gauged. The four dimensions of journalism, as mentioned by Don Heider, Maxwell McCombs, and Paula M....   [tags: Public Journalism Essays]
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Narrowly Escaping Calamity: Public Education - Since the establishment of public educational institutions, there have been those, the heroes of our society, who have learned to avoid it or escape it entirely. Throughout the years, passing generations of these idolized fugitives have polished various methods of evasion almost to perfection, beginning of course, with those who idolized the heroes of Americas war and post-war era. Hogan’s Heroes and war films such as the Great Escape that glorified mischief in prison like conditions spawned the true creativity and the art of such activities....   [tags: public schools, schooling] 735 words
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Public Housing Policy in Singapore - The next section will discuss the impact of public housing policy in terms of 1) affordability 2) housing consumption efficiency and 3) social stability. 3 AFFORDABILITY OF SINGAPORE PUBLIC HOUSING Firstly, the Government has been successful in providing affordable public housing to the Singaporean. The affordability of the public housing is maintained as a result of several key policies of the Government such as 1) below market pricing for new flat 2) concessionary loans and financing from Central Provident Fund (CPF) and 3) sufficient land to build new flats through Land Acquisition Act (HDB, 2014)....   [tags: land acquisition act,singapore,public house]
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Urban Public Space - Le Corbusier was serious when he suggested that a “truly modern street will be as well equipped as a factory. In this street, the best equipped model is the most thoroughly automised with no people except for those operating machines. In the city of the future, cafes and places of recreation [public space] will no longer be the fungus that eats up the pavements of [the city] the macadam will belong to the traffic alone” (See Figure 1). This comment seems drastic, though as the modern world develops into a society that is more introverted and private, these spaces of public display and freedom, one day may turn into those envisioned....   [tags: Public and Private Properties] 2593 words
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Public Health Assessment - The purpose of this essay is to define public health and compare it to personal health, also a discussion of benefits and disadvantages of public health. The following questions will also be answered: What are the benefits of public health assessments. What are the disadvantages, if any. Give an example of a potential conflict within the community that could arise as a result of public health assessments. How can public health advocates and policy makers prevent and/or manage such a conflict. How can public health assessments be used to form public policy....   [tags: Rethinking Public Health]
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Global Public Health - After 150 years of public health research and intervention, there are bound to be many lessons to draw upon which can provide the insight to guide public health professionals and institutions as they design and implement specific strategies, policies, and measures to increase global resilience for “complex health emergencies”. Identifying both the modifications to public health systems and looking closely from the history of managing environmental and other threats to the public health sector increases the world’s adaptive capacity to more effectively cope and manage with public health emergencies....   [tags: Public Health Care Essays]
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Private Education in Comparison to Public Education - A. Many of us in this room attended a private high school or some form of private schooling, what if I were to tell you that the number of private schools in America are decreasing as well as their enrollment. B. Thesis: Environment plays a role in our learning, and the environment found in private schools are much better when compared with public schools. C. Reason to listen: We are all students. And education past, present, and future has an impact on us all. In our future when it comes time to choosing schools for our kids we’ll want to have the option to send them a private school since there environment is better suited for academic success....   [tags: public schools, private education, scholarships]
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The Benefits of Uniform Adoption in Public Schools - Ever wonder what it would look like to have all students wearing the same white polo shirt, black pants, and a district sweater walking in the hallway. Nowadays, public school and many districts are discussing the possibilities of enforcing the uniform policy. In most places, many private schools already require students to have their mandatory uniforms; however, there are only a few public schools adopting this mandatory school-uniform polices as one of their enrollment requirements. The reason why not all public schools participated was because people believe that they are violating the freedom of choice when enforcing this mandatory uniform policy; yet problems such as bullying and segr...   [tags: Public School Districts, School Uniforms]
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The Effects of Public News on Political Knowledge - This study investigates further the relationship between exposure to specific news media outlets and changes in political knowledge in France. Previous studies have been conducted in the United-States and demonstrated that citizens gain their political knowledge more through reading newspapers than watching television. However, unlike the United-States, France owns a strong public broadcasting system. This paper aims to investigate whether the findings would be the same in France. It provides new insights on political knowledge regarding the use of French news media....   [tags: t.v., news, media, public opinion]
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Balancing Public Health and Personal Liberty - Public health practice in the nineteenth century mainly focused on sanitary reforms such as clean water, efficient sewage system, garbage collection and disposal, fumigation practices and clean housing facilities. This was mainly attributed to the filth theory which was widely accepted during that time. These sanitary measures were necessary to keep the infectious diseases such as smallpox, cholera and typhoid under control so as to prevent their epidemic outbreaks. However, in the early twentieth century, the advent of germ theory shifted the focus of public health from sanitary reforms to the laboratory....   [tags: Individual Rights vs. Public Health]
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Prayer in Public Schools - Is public prayer in schools necessary. Would established prayer change the behavior of the students more than just the moment of silence. Would it lower the teen pregnancy, HIV, and violence rates; or would it increase the already trying barriers between children today. Is it constitutional. Wound it cause more problems than it would fix (“Pros and Cons of Prayer in School”). The bill about prayer in public schools, (H. 3526), would require teachers to lead a moment of silence at the beginning of each school day, during which he/she would be allowed to deliver a prayer....   [tags: church vs state, religion, public schools]
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Private Schools vs. Public Schools - Choosing between a public or a private school for one’s education is as important as deciding where to invest one’s hard-earned money—the consequences influence one’s life forever. In the United States, it is the law for every child to be educated. However, the decision as to where to go for one’s education is up to each individual. There is a great deal of debate as to which is the better option: for-profit private schools or one’s local public school. Ultimately, the decision is made regarding the individual student’s needs and capabilities; but if the opportunity is available, attending a private school is more beneficial....   [tags: Private Schools vs. Public Schools]
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Water Privatization: Private vs. Public - Water has become a very controversial issue in the United States and around the world. As populations increase and resources decrease, the way we use our resources and keep populations safe become more and more important. Throughout the world there are nearly 1.1 billion people who do not have access the clean drinking water. 5 Most of these 1.1 billion people are located in poor areas and do not have the financial means to build the infrastructures needed to provide water to the citizens of their country....   [tags: Private vs. Public Ownership of Water]
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Jürgen Habermas’ The Structural Transformation of the Public Sphere - In this essay I will discuss Jürgen Habermas’ “The Structural Transformation of the Public Sphere: Inquiry into a category of bourgeois society” (1962), and the ideas presented surrounding the public sphere. What I will investigate is whether or not the post-modern phenomenon of new media (e.g. the internet) could in fact present a new-wave of public sphere, or is just another platform for mass-media. I will also explore the public sphere model, and discuss its decline (due to either political or economic reasons)....   [tags: Decline of the Public Sphere]
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Benefits of Impure Public Goods on Marine Biodiversity Preservation - Systems of “impure public goods” are touted as offering a blend of private and public interests, preventing exploitation while still allowing these resources to be accessible to the public. In the field of marine biodiversity, this is important because it can potentially prevent resources from being exploited and/or species from becoming eradicated. The idea of public goods offers a system that is subject to external forces and internal mechanisms, and despite its negative and positive impacts remains a system worth investigating for the purposes of marine preservation....   [tags: public interests, marine biodiversity]
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The Real Public Relator: What People Do Not Know - ... When individuals are not use to voicing their opinions, their minds often go to a standstill and thoughts are lost,. They live daily just hoping they can work hard enough to move out of the circumstances they are currently in. “ Public relations provides the tools needed to succeed today, providing high level networking events, resources and recognitions.” As stated in the community with stability article, individuals are practically waiting for someone to come along to give them the courage to fight for what is right....   [tags: career choices, public relations]
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Public Enemy Addresses Problems of the Black Community - “My job is to write shocking lyrics that will wake people up,” said Chuck D. This was his goal as the leader of Public Enemy (Dery, 1990). He wrote lyrics that were awakening and energizing. Public Enemy was a spokesperson for the African American community. Their lyrics contain controversial and popular issues such as drugs, crime, racism, and poverty. As well as the lyrics, the instrumentals are significant to conveying the group’s goal. The instrumental/sound part creates the mood, sets the beat, and prompts the engagementengages of the people....   [tags: Public Enemy’s Music]
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School Uniforms Are a Good Idea in Public Schools - Henry Ford once said, "Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success." In other words, having a school uniform would be a success if public schools adopted the policy. Many good things will come because of how effective it can lead in public schools. In 1987, the first public school to adopt the uniform policy would be Cherry Hill Elementary in Baltimore, MD. Then decades and centuries later, many of the United States began following that policy. Over millions of dollars were being used to purchase uniforms and are still today....   [tags: changes in public education system]
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Obesity is Causing Public Concern in the United States - In the United States, obesity has been a major public health concern. Obesity is threatening our bodies by making it become weak, and the economy. Natalie Boero, examines why obesity has emerged and how it is an urgent concern. She uses primary sources and in-depth interviews in this book. Her arguments are based on obesity, mass death, and incite panic struggle for social stability. She concludes “war” on obesity is a form of social control. Based on the insights of “Health at Every Size” movement, killer fat alternates framing nation’s obesity problem....   [tags: public policy, media, body] 539 words
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School Uniforms are an Unnecessary Addition to Public Schools - School Uniforms are an Unnecessary Addition to Public Schools School Uniforms are being pushed more and more in schools, but what is commonly thought of when the words “school uniform” is said. For most people the picture of children in the same colored uniforms gathered in front of a Catholic Church or a private school is displayed in their mind. This picture is one of the many problems with school uniforms. Instead of being seen as an individual, students are seen as just another kid in a uniform attending a fancy private school....   [tags: argument, rhetorical, public Education] 1063 words
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