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Voting in National Elections Should be Compulsory Not Optional - It was in 1928 that universal suffrage had been granted in the United Kingdom. Prior to that time, people fought to have the right to vote so their opinions could be voiced, yet now we have that right, voting does not seem so significant. Before deciding whether voting should be compulsory or optional, understanding what exactly is meant by the term ‘compulsory voting’ is essential. It is also important to educate the general public more about politics so they can make an informed decision if and when they do choose to vote....   [tags: argumentative, persuasive, government]
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Do Greater School Autonomy and Accountability Make a Difference? - Introduction A large body of literature in economics, education, and sociology shows that students attending private schools outperform students attending traditional public schools in a wide range of outcomes. Since a common feature of private schools is their autonomy from school district offices, these findings strengthen initiatives to improve outcomes of public school students through the establishment of charter public schools in the United States, free schools in the United Kingdom, independent public schools in Australia, and community-managed schools in many developing countries....   [tags: private, public, school, outcome] 2536 words
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Non-Monetary Rewards in the Workplace - Non-Monetary Rewards in the Workplace Employers want maximum efficiency from there employees, Non-monetary rewards can help achieve this goal. Maybe, the most common reward an employer can give to its workers is verbal recognition. Communicating with workers on a daily bases, letting workers know how there performance has progressed on a professional level, has shown to boost morale in work environments. The occasional "Thank you" can help promote loyalty and positive performance from employees....   [tags: Business Human Resources] 1220 words
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We Should Keep Elementary and Secondary Education Mandatory - Many people believe that school should remain mandatory because without a law such as this in place, the door would be open for many negative variables. A large number of public school systems in the United States are struggling due to budget cuts, declining standardized test scores and increased bullying and other violence by the students. By working together, lawmakers and parents can ensure that all children have the chance to be educated and for each of them to reach their highest individual potential....   [tags: Importance of Education Essays]
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Truancy Laws: Policies to Prevent Absenteeism in Schools - Ralph Waldo Emerson once said “the purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well”. Throughout Erie there are numerous organizations that live by this quote, they strive to help others. The Booker T. Washington Center is one of them. Located on 1720 Holland street. The BTWC works to improve the Erie community and improve conditions for work, play, and health of the Erie community. Their after school program run by Chris Pullium operates Monday through Thursday from 2:30 to 5:30 pm....   [tags: schools, homework, students]
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The Hardware and Software of an Office - ... Software helps manage the office. The different software I’ll be talking about is productivity, communication, and time control softwares. Productivity software is used to get tasks done at work and make work better(Fuller & Larson, 2011, p. 208). One of the types of productivity software is Word processing software, it is used to make different documents (Full & Larson, 2011, p. 208). Another type of productivity software is spreadsheet software. This software helps the officer stay organized and helps with any numerical information (Fuller & Larson, 2011, p....   [tags: the functionality of office equipment]
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Banning Child Labour in Developing Countries - Banning child labour in developing countries Child labour has negative impacts upon children’s health. Child labour impedes upon the children’s education, which is vital for the child’s future prospects. My first contention is that child labour has negative impacts upon children’s health. To strengthen this claim, I will provide two studies that demonstrate that this is true. The first study, conducted by François-Charles Wolff, and Maliki, surveys the impact on health that child labour has on Indonesian students, aged between 10-15 simultaneously involved in school and labour....   [tags: negative impact, education, health]
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Psychological Contract Between Workers and Employers - The psychology contract between workers and employers specifies what each parties are expected to give and receive from other. What can you offer to your employer and what do you expect in return. Psychological contract is a contract between workers and employers that specifies on what they expect and receive from each other. In other words, what is the benefit that they will get. First offer to an employer is give the best performance in the job. The employees will do the best in anything to make sure they will get rewards that is suitable with their works....   [tags: employers, incentives, managerial job]
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Improving Transportation for Students at UTSA - In college, attendance is crucial to students’ success. Being late to class can result in having less time to take a test or missing fundamental concepts that may be discussed in a classroom. Students must take responsibility by arriving on time; however, limited parking spaces and other transportation problems at many universities can cause students to be late which can result in poor academic performance. The University of Texas at San Antonio, one of most populous cities in Texas, has 29,000 enrolled students (UTSA ....   [tags: college transportation,shuttle,parking space]
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Traditional Teaching, Open Discussion and E-Learning - ... For this reason, some students might get behind or stop attending classes. One of the advantages of this formal teaching method is that it is systematic. It is an easy method to follow because it is a simple format; the teacher lectures and the students listen, the teacher gives homework and the students do it, and the teacher grades the assignments. This provides a basic approach to teaching for new teachers who are just beginning to teach. However, some students might not learn from this method of teaching because the information is not reinforced as well as if the students had more interactive ways of learning....   [tags: teaching methods] 803 words
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Clickers: A New Way to Teach - A clicker system benefits school systems and students to help provide better education. Clickers are reliable, easy-to-use, cost effective, and accurate which make them a great tool to improve education all across the world. With a clicker response system, all students are able to indulge in class through a more active learning style. An active learning style allows students to stay attentive and not doze off during a lecture and miss important information. All in all, the use of clickers by students in school systems helps better provide a more active education that keeps students engaged....   [tags: clicker system, education, active learning]
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How Baseball Survived the Great Depression - ... Naturally, some baseball club owners claimed that putting games on the air was hurting attendance. However, evidence shows that the radio broadcasting caused more people to gain interest in the sport, causing more people to attend the sport. For example, the St. Louis Cardinals outlawed broadcasting during the 1934 season, and attendance levels decreased to 283,000 less than the 1931 championship season. The public clearly enjoyed the new radio broadcasting of games, and the media expressed their feelings....   [tags: radio, farm, all-star] 760 words
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Are Vaccinations Safe for the Children? - ... Hepatitis B requires 3 doses for child care attendance and preschool entry, kindergarten-12th grade, and college. However, laboratory proof of immunity is acceptable. Varicella requires 1 dose for child care attendance and preschool entry. For kindergarten-grade 3, grade 7-10, and college freshmen-seniors and all health science students, unless they have a reliable history of the chickenpox, 2 doses are required. This history must include a diagnosis of chickenpox, or an interpretation of a guardian description of chickenpox, by either a physician, nurse practitioner, physician assistant or designee....   [tags: medical science, antibodies] 776 words
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United Nations Millennium Development Goal - Target C of the seventh United Nations Millennium Development Goal is to ‘halve, by 2015, the proportion of the population without sustainable access to safe drinking water and basic sanitation’ (UN, 2000). With the present model of sanitation, the flush toilet, it is not viable to provide basic sanitation for everyone, as flush toilets are grossly inefficient in developing countries. They require large amounts of water and sewage infrastructure to function, two things increasingly difficult to possess in developing countries (Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, 2011)....   [tags: World Issues, UNHRC] 1686 words
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NCAA Football: A True Champion - When will the sport of college football ever crown a deserving BCS National Champion. NCAA Division 1-A football differs from all other collegiate level sports in that it caps its season with a Bowl Championship Series game, instead of a playoff system designed to determine a champion. Instead, college football institutes a system of polls combined with various computer formulas that determine the top-two teams in the country, who then compete in a major bowl game to decide the eventual champion....   [tags: Sports]
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Baseball during The Great Depression - ... Louis Cardinals outlawed broadcasting during the 1934 season, and attendance levels decreased to 283,000 less than the 1931 championship season. The public clearly enjoyed the new radio broadcasting of games, and the media expressed their feelings. The Chicago Tribune released a fervent argument for broadcasting of games saying that many people cannot afford baseball, and that their “finest interest is maintained by air reports.” The article goes on to say that people have time to listen to radio but not to go to baseball games....   [tags: America's pastime, popular sports]
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Factors of Student Drop Outs - ... As shown below, 5% of all students dropped out of high school; out of these, nearly 8% of Hispanic students dropped out, and more than 6% of African American students dropped out, as compared to only 4% of white students” (Blue 1). SCHOOL FACTORS A student’s educational performance can affects his or her decision in dropping out of school. Many of these factors include grade retention, the school organization, school climate, attendance, and student mobility. Students that have retained a grade throughout their schools years have a greater chance of dropping out of school early....   [tags: races, school, social, student] 1054 words
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Description of School Currency System - ... It helps kids develop good financial habits that will have a great impact on their life when they are older (nbcnews.com). Everyone will or already deals with finance. You can get in financial trouble because you don't know how to manage your money very well. Why not be prepared for the future, and know what is and isn't wise to do with your money. In our simulation half of the students spent some of their money and could not pay their "rent". This shows that the students need to learn better managing in order to be able to pay what they need to, and have some extra to spend....   [tags: school currency, currency system, personal finance]
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United Nations Millennium Goal - Target C of the seventh United Nations Millennium Development Goal is to ‘halve, by 2015, the proportion of the population without sustainable access to safe drinking water and basic sanitation’ (UN, 2000). With our current model of sanitation, the flush toilet, we are simply unable to provide sanitation to everyone as the flush toilets are grossly inefficient, requiring large amounts of water and sewer infrastructure to function, two things increasing hard to possess in the developing world (Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, 2011)....   [tags: World Issues, Interventions] 1575 words
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Football Is The True American Pastime - Football Is The True American Pastime In today’s world of big time professional sports there are the two major players and they are football represented by the National Football League (NFL) and baseball represented by Major League Baseball (MLB). Now there are other sports that the American public enjoys watching, however the argument generally boils down to which sport is the true favorite of the American people: baseball or football. In this paper I will attempt to examine both sports from several different angles to include attendance, television revenue, ticket costs, venues, salaries, entertainment value, and athlete perception....   [tags: Papers] 1819 words
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Compare and Contrast High School versus College - There are many ways to compare and contrast high school life versus college life. Some of the things to compare and contrast are the student life, the faculty, and the athletic structure.      One way to compare and contrast high school life and college life is student population. The population in college far exceeds high school enrollment. In high school the average number of students is seven hundred fifty and in college the average number of students is approximately seven thousand. Also, in college the authority figures are less visible than in high school....   [tags: Compare Contrast Comparison] 475 words
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Compare and Contrast High School versus College - High School versus College High school and college are very dissimilar. There are the main differences and then there are differences that aren't very distinct. These differences include homework, teacher-student relationships, and attendance policies. In this paper I will discuss the major and minor differences between high school and college. I will also explain why responsibility is a very important factor in high school and college. In high school most teachers will let you turn in your homework late if you give them an excuse such as, "I forgot it at home" or "It's in my locker." In college if you give your professor one of these excuses they will say, "Too bad." There are also a l...   [tags: Compare Contrast Essays] 351 words
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Description Of ICT Systems - Description Of ICT Systems Introduction ============ In this report I will be investigating how two contrasting organisations use ICT. The two organisations I have chosen to compare are a high school, in this case Buile Hill High School, and a motorcar company, this being Ford. I will be looking at how ICT helps these organisations operate. I will be analysing the advantages and disadvantages of the systems these organisations use and the impact of these ICT systems within these organisations, referring to implications such as cost, working practices, and security matters such as data protection....   [tags: ICT System Essays] 2190 words
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The importance of Human Resources - The true value of any company in any economy is its people. Could a company survive if it lost all of its equipment, all of its machinery or all of its office supplies. The answer to this question is absolutely, because the employees of the company would pitch in to make sure it survived. On the other hand, could a company survive if it lost all of its employees. These questions emphasize the importance and necessity of people in businesses because without them, the businesses would not be able to run....   [tags: Human Resources Essays] 473 words
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Religion In American Life - Religion In American Life Religion used to be a very important component in an American's life. Protestantism was as American as Mom and apple pie. Families would don their "Sunday best" and go to church early on Sunday mornings. However, this situation has changed quite a bit. After reviewing the 1994 statistics I gathered from the Micase system and comparing them to the statistics received in class, I discovered a trend away from traditional religious beliefs and practices, and one toward atheism or alternative religious beliefs....   [tags: essays research papers] 806 words
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Employee Absence - Many organizations face employee absence issues daily. The level of absence varies among each working industry. Strategies to reduce absenteeism rate differs between each organization. My retail company currently has an attendance policy in place, but absenteeism continues to be a problem. To find the solution to reduce absenteeism, I would have to understand the common causes of absenteeism, and then find different solutions to fix the problem. Proper communication and documentation of employee absences will improve absenteeism, employee productivity, and customer service....   [tags: Business, Absenteeism] 2346 words
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Dreams of War and Peace: The Civil Rights Movement - ... This is why it would be near impossible for Malcolm’s plan to succeed (Boelstler). Malcolm X once said, "We are living in an era of revolution, and the revolt of the American Negro is part of the rebellion against oppression and colonialism which has characterized this era....It is incorrect to classify the revolt of the Negro as simply a racial conflict of black against white, or as a purely American problem. Rather, we are today seeing a global rebellion of the oppressed against the oppressor, the exploited against the exploiter" (Simon)....   [tags: Martin Luther King, Malcolm X, Civil Rights]
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Changes in Elementary Education within the United States - Changes in Elementary Education within the United States of America From Mann to Dewey, elementary education has been an integral part of the American society. For hundreds of years, young children have been taught the importance of obtaining an education and putting it to good use. Yet, as time has progressed, colonial elementary education compared to present day elementary education has differed. Elementary education has undeniably changed over the years within the United States, from the country’s birth to present day....   [tags: education, american society]
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Invasive Meningococcal Disease - Invasive Meningococcal Disease can be described as, “inflammation around the brain and spinal cord (the meninges). (Oregon Department of Health 2009) It is caused by a bacterium called Neisseria meningitidis that lives in noses and throats. The disease occurs when the bacterium spreads throughout the body via blood stream after penetrating the mucous membranes of the nose and throat. In the journal Modifiable Risk Factors for Invasive Meningococcal Disease during an Edmonton Alberta Outbreak, 1999-2002, Lance Honish as well as several other authors did a case study on “an outbreak of invasive meningococcal disease (IMD) in metro Edmonton Alberta, Canada.” (Honish 2008) The journal’s case s...   [tags: Research Analysis ]
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Absent from Learning - Kayla is a third grade girl. She has 3 older siblings and 2 younger siblings. All are currently in the school system. All 7 students suffer from the same problem; they are constantly absent from school. Kayla’s grades have plummeted. At the beginning of the school year Kayla was an average student with areas of concern in reading. She showed documented progression in her Dibels and Weekly tests. In November, Kayla’s dad lost his job and has had little luck finding a long term position. He tries to find jobs in neighboring towns....   [tags: Education, truancy]
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Uniforms--One Less Distraction - At first glance, fashion might seem to have very little to do with learning, but as the saying goes, “The clothes make the man,” or in this case “The clothes makes the student”— mandatory uniform policy has made a distinct difference in many schools everywhere. Throughout the last decade, the implementation of such rulings has been on the rise, bringing about waves of debate among students, parents, and teachers. Today, as the number of incidents related to bullying, teen suicides, and gang violence continue to escalate, it has become necessary for educators to provide students with emotional and social support, as well as the traditional academic curriculum....   [tags: Uniform Policy, Schools, Fashion]
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Akron Zoo - External Environment Like any other organization, Akron zoo is effected by many external environmental factors that may directly affect its yearly attendance and its ability to break even to continue to operate. The first externality that the Akron zoo faces is the climate. Because most zoos operate out in the open, its attendance is affected directly to the weather. Due to its northern climate, the zoo conducts its open season from mid-April until mid-October. Variations in weather also affect crop yields and prices of fresh animal foods, thereby influencing the costs of animal maintenance....   [tags: essays research papers] 411 words
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Is Home Schooling an Acceptable and Effective Way of Preparing Young People for Life in the 21st Century - The 1996 Education Act states in Section 7: "The parent of every child of compulsory school age shall cause him to receive efficient full-time education suitable; (A) to his age, ability, and aptitude, and (B) to any special educational needs he may have, either by regular attendance at school or otherwise”. Home Education is defined as, ‘an Education that is provided outside a ‘normal' school environment’. This type of education has undergone numerous debates, raising questions as to whether or not it is an effective educational program....   [tags: Education ]
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Review of Clifford Stoll's Article "Cyberschool" and Proposed Changes to Improve My College - Many students realized that within their first two years semesters of college, the workload is inevitably heavier and even overwhelming than when they were in high school. After reading “Cyberschool” by Clifford Stoll, there is a shocking point that he makes very obvious to his readers. Stoll implies that what his essay is about is not to be taking into consideration because he pokes fun at the idea of the cyber-schooling. Cyber-schooling consists of each student having their own computer; all teachers are fired and retrained to become data entry clerks that answer student’s emails....   [tags: higher education, technology] 1106 words
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Music Education Should music education be cut out of the school budget? - Can music be a distraction to other students working in classrooms. Can music change how a person thinks or feels. Is music a different medium that one can learn from. Are music education cuts robbing students of the opportunity to learn and grow through a different medium. These are all questions that one should take into consideration when they are thinking about cutting music education from the schools. There are many roles that music education can take; roles in society, and involving jobs and extra activities for the young and the old....   [tags: Education, Music]
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Future of Learning, Now! Common Practices Symposium in Hickory, North Carolina - On November 19th and 20th, I attended the Future of Learning, Now. Common Practices Symposium in Hickory, North Carolina. This event was hosted by North Carolina New Schools (NCNS), a federally funded initiative to pioneer greater teaching and learning in the public school spectrum. Principals and teachers from high schools across North Carolina were in attendance; however, the majority of the schools represented were from early-college high schools, NCNS's original focus. I attended with two other teachers from our high school, Chase High School, and there were four other teachers there from the other two traditional high schools in Rutherford County....   [tags: professional development, personal growth] 1697 words
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Power and Politics at Play in a Company Christmas Party - ... Because they can. The story we were to read for this assignment sounded so familiar not only in this case but in so many cases I had witnessed when I was in the workforce. Not just for Christmas but for other occasions. The picnics, pool parties, charity activities where attendance was required by the employees. The business owners received all the accolades – the employees received nothing but another day away from their families, a wasted day off. In this case of the Christmas party, politics and power plays were abundant....   [tags: employee, bonus, family]
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Organizational Structure and Leadership at Clinton Massie High School - Clinton Massie High School (CMHS) is a public Ohio high school situated in a rural setting in Clinton County. The average daily membership is 573 students. Of the 573 students, 97 percent are white, 2 percent are Hispanic and 1 percent is multi-racial (Ohio Department of Education, 2013). 25 percent of students are classified as economically disadvantaged (2013). A reason for the high percentage of economically disadvantaged students was due to the recent closing of DHL package Delivery Company....   [tags: transactional and transformational leadership]
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The Adoption of Enrollment Management Practices in Higher Education - ... It is evident throughout Precarious Values and Mundane Innovations that Kraatz et al. (2010) see EM as an inherently negative practice with questionable values. Kraatz et al. (2010) believe that institutions value the prestige accompanied by enrolling high-achieving wealthy students and tuition revenue most, and use enrollment management to further these agendas. Hossler and Bean (1990) on the other hand, view EM as simply a tool which institutions can utilize to pursue any goal they choose....   [tags: profiling, enrollment, tuition] 928 words
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The Driving Force in Entertainment is the Motion Picture - ... With the progress of home entertainment systems, consumer money into their own home watching system. They have several options to streaming video content into one's own home is comfortable. The cinema has implemented a digital content and 3 d, but it is not enough to keep up with the technology competition. One of the most sinister reasons is the recession. The recession, depression and long-term effects between film attendance: along with the economic recession, attendance increased. There are some possible alternative business model has been applied in the film industry, some theaters are puffed food products, has been in the hotel restaurant or bar service, some also provide valet par...   [tags: cinema, dvd, theater] 1140 words
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The History of the World Cup in Soccer - The world cup is soccer’s most prestigious honor. If you win your team will be talked about for the next four years, until the next world cup was held. The world cup is the best of the best from 204 countries playing against each other in the best sport in the world. The world cup is the most exciting tournament to watch and cheer for. The First World Cup In 1930, the first world cup was held in Uruguay, but at the time the trophy was known as the Jules Rimet Cup. There were no qualifying matches due to the fact there were only thirteen teams....   [tags: World Cup, soccer, sports,]
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Should University Students Be Required to Attend Classes? - The transition from high school to university can be challenging for many students. Students quickly notice differences between the academic expectations of high school compared to those of universities. High school is heavily structured, students’ attendance and participation are regularly monitored, and teachers are in daily contact with them and provide regular feedback. On the contrary, university students are responsible for organising their course schedules. They are not mandated to attend lectures regularly and professors do not monitor their attendance in the majority of the courses....   [tags: Argumentative Essay]
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The Evaluation Process Before, During, and After Implementation - ... Also, they are asked to list down the examples of moderate intensity physical activity and foods that are considered healthier to eat. By these types of questions, we are able to evaluate the awareness of participants on risk factors and consequences of obesity, moderate intensity physical activity and healthier foods. 2. Knowledge In order to evaluate the participants’ knowlegde about nutrition, the participants are asked to categorize foods according to food pyramid when answering the questionnaires....   [tags: intervention, participants, outcome] 871 words
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Increase the Funding of Colorado K-12 Public Schools - ... Because of this decline, the schools have to increase class size, cut out programs and stop teaching some courses. Teachers are losing their jobs or getting a wage decrease or freeze. One way to increase funding for Colorado Public schools is to have every person living in the state of Colorado pay $10.00 yearly towards education. When filing their Colorado Income Tax, this amount could be subtracted from their refund. If they already owe on their tax return, this amount would be added to their bill and paid at the same time the tax bill is submitted....   [tags: Public State Education Systems]
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Student Survival Guide for Axia College Students - Student Survival Guide This guide is to help future students embarking on an educational path at Axia College. It will explain and show all the many resources available through Axia College. To begin a distance learning educational course, you must first find the need and desire inside yourself for this program. Once you understand why you are here, it will be easier to succeed throughout the classes. Using Educational Resources Axia College offers many resources and tools that are user-friendly to help you succeed throughout your program....   [tags: college, higher learning, college education] 1269 words
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Bullying in School: Counselors’ Strategies for Prevention - Bullying is defined as “verbal, physical, or psychological abuse or teasing accompanied by real or perceived imbalance of power” and is usually targets what children perceive as different (Olweus, 1993). Bullying is prevalent across the nation. It has devastating effects on students each day. Bullying is a problem for all students, regardless of race, gender or class. The National Education Association reports that 160,000 children are absent intentionally from school each day because they fear being bullied whether it is an attack or just intimidation by other students....   [tags: Education]
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Employment division v. Smith, 494 U.S 872 - Employment Division v. Smith, 494 U.S. 872 (1990) A rehabilitation clinic dismissed two drug rehabilitation counselors for using peyote in a religious ceremony. The two counselors, including Smith, sought unemployment benefits. Possessing peyote is a criminal offense in the State of Oregon. The rehabilitation clinic denied the counselors unemployment on grounds of misconduct. Smith filed suit again the clinic. The Oregon Supreme Court overruled the rehabilitation clinic’s verdict. The court stated that Smith’s religious use of peyote was protected under the First Amendment's freedom of religion....   [tags: legal issues, religion, supreme court]
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HPV: The Most Common Sexually Transmitted Infection - Introduction The most common sexually transmitted infection (STI) is human papillomavirus (HPV) (CDC, 2013). Over half of sexually activity people will become infected with HPV at some point in their lifetime (National Cancer Institute, 2012). HPV can fall into two categories: low-risk HPV and high-risk HPV (National Cancer Institute, 2012). Low-risk HPV, also known as HPV types 6 and 11, cause about 90% of genital warts (National Cancer Institute, 2012). High-risk HPV, also known as HPV types 16 and 18, causes about 70% of cervical cancer (National Cancer Institute, 2012)....   [tags: sexual activity, cervical cancer]
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An Assessment for the Scott Cares program - Scott High School (SHS) is located in Taylor Mill, Kentucky. SHS is one of three high schools in the Kenton County School District. SHS has a total enrollment of 919 students (2012-2013. The student population is comprised of 91.3% White, 2.5% Black/African American, 1.6% Hispanic, .3% Asian, .2% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 4% two or more races. The free/reduced lunch percentage for the school is 35.3%. According to the 2012-2013 Kentucky School Report Card, the school’s attendance rate is below the District and State average (93.9%); retention rate is the highest in the district and state (9.6%); drop-out rate is higher than the district average (1.3%); and the graduation rate is...   [tags: students, school, learning, academics]
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Nathaniel Hawthorne: The Architect of American Literature - Nathaniel Hawthorne, born on Independence Day of 1807, led an unorganized childhood, transferring schools frequently. Despite all of the chaos surrounding his early life, Hawthorne gained experiences that allowed him to craft novels and short stories which later earned places as classics of American literature. Nathaniel Hawthorne was born to Elizabeth Manning Hathorne and Nathaniel Hathorne, son of an infamous judge responsible for sentencing many young girls to death for witchcraft (Whitney)....   [tags: Biography, The Scarlett Letter, Salem, History]
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Should Federal Aid Only Benefit Need-Based Students? - Financial Aid is a factor that is taken into a great accountability when discussing college. The majority of U.S. citizens rely on financial aid to afford college expenses. College is a very expensive aspect of education. And although it will pay off in the end to have a college degree, most families cannot afford to send their children to college. There are two types of financial aid students may qualify for: Need-Based and Merit-Based. However it is known that the majority of financial aid is need-based....   [tags: financial aid for higher educaiton]
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