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Rugby Should be a School Sport - Rugby Should be a School Sport Imagine it is a Friday night underneath the lights, in October, and you are walking into a stadium packed with fans cheering. But the only noise you can hear is the sound of your cleats hitting the pavement as you are marching up to the field, and the only thing you see is the other team and the end zone. It is such a stimulating feeling, it is unforgettable. Now, you may think I am talking about an American football game, but I am not. I am talking about a rugby match....   [tags: Argumentative, School Sports]
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Should School Start Later? - BEEP. BEEP. BEEP. “Man, is it really 5:30 already?” It’s Monday morning, and you’re having trouble getting up, you’re not the only one. Waking up in the morning for school is one of the hardest things to do, especially when you feel like you haven’t slept in a week. Why can’t students just go to bed earlier, then they’ll have their 8 hours of sleep. Studies have shown “that teenagers’ body clocks are set to a schedule that is different from that of younger children or adults. This prevents adolescents from dropping off until around 11 p.m., when they produce the sleep-inducing hormone melatonin, and waking up much before 8 A.m.” (Nancy Kalish)....   [tags: high school, sleep deprivation] 653 words
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Why Should School Sports be Eliminated? - “Sports are a big thing here” says Jenny, a student who moved to America from South Korea. (Ripley, Amanda. “The Case against School Sports.” The Atlantic. 4 November 2013.) Well that’s for sure. America’s high-school academic scores are lower than they’ve ever been before, but instead of worrying about that they’re sitting around worried about which team is going to win the next big game. There are all types of different sports in schools all over the country. Basketball, baseball, softball, soccer, football, tennis, etc....   [tags: Sports, School, Athletes, Education]
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Bullying in School Should Not be Taken Lightly - ... There are different types of bullying. There is verbal bullying, social bullying, and physical bullying. Verbal bullying is saying or writing mean or hurtful thing. This includes teasing, name calling, inappropriate sexual comments, black mailing, taunting or threatening to cause harm. Social bullying are sometimes referred to as relational bullying involves hurting someone’s reputation or relationships. This includes leaving someone out on purpose, telling other people not to be friends with someone, spreading rumors about someone or embarrassing someone in public especially in school....   [tags: unwanted, agressive behavior, abuse]
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High School Should be Permitted to Have Open Campus Lunch - French students get 1 ½-2 hour lunch breaks, and many countries including France have off-campus lunch programs, where they can go home or to a restaurant for lunch. Why can’t Oak Creek High School have off-campus lunch. By the time students are in high school, they should be responsible and trusted to have off-campus lunch privileges. To begin, the high school principles and the school district can put restrictions on who’s allowed to leave the campus for lunch. The student’s parents make the ultimate decision of whether they will allow their child to go off-campus for lunch....   [tags: high school experience] 801 words
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School Uniforms: Should Everyone Look Like Clones? - ... Yet again, Greatschools.org indicates that, “ Strict dress code polices and school uniforms can be a financal burden for families on top of other educational costs, such as books, additonal class fees, school supplies and in some cases, tuition.” The average school uniform can cost anywhere between forty-two dollars to one hundred thirty three dollars, just for one outfit. Now imagine, at least seven outfits for three children. The National Retail Federation estimates, “People will spend $14.5 billion on back-to-school clothing and shoes this year.” Private schools that require uniforms are just a little bit more expensive than public schools....   [tags: public school system]
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High School Should Start Later: HS Arrival Time - High school arrival times can have a huge impact on the daily routine of teenagers across the United States. The negative effects of early arrivals can range from depression and sleep deprivation. High schools across the nation have been experimenting to find the “perfect” start time for their stundentsstudents. Some schools begin their day earlier than 7:30 AM, while others begin well after 9:00 AM. Start times are important due to the fact that , because they generally set the rhythm of the day for students....   [tags: absent students, school arrival, morning school]
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Should Electronic Devices Be Used in School? - ... He/she can call 911, her parents, or a nearby friends. Just like BubbiG(A user on Teenink) said: “Electronics should be allowed in school because of emergencies, organization, concentration, and for educational purposes. Another emergency a electronic device can be used in is a kidnapping scene. Say that your child was getting kidnapped or saw someone getting kidnapped. He/she can call the cops, his/her parents, or close by adults. As a result, electronic devices should be used in school if a student has an emergency....   [tags: electronics in school, emergency] 624 words
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School Uniforms Should Be Mandatory - School Uniforms Should be Mandatory A uniform is a standard set of clothes that is worn by a group of people. These people may be members of an organization or a group of people having the same ideas. There are thousands of kinds of uniforms in the world worn by people, such as police officers, firefighters, doctors, lawyers, security guards, and even fast-food restaurant workers. School uniforms are a controversial issue in schools today. Many schools have already adopted a policy mandating school uniforms, while many more are still considering the change....   [tags: standard set of clothes, education]
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Should Seniors be Allowed to Skip School? - ... At this point in their life, students have already passed their exams and met all of the other requirements for graduation. A strict policy on attendance during the last month of their endeavors is to negate the hard work that they have done up to this point. It is like saying to them, "You have worked hard and the school is proud of you, but you are now going to be treated as if you failed." Not being able to participate in graduation exercises not only has a significant impact on the student socially and emotionally, it could affect their future educational and job prospects, particularly if someone looks up the record and asks why they were not allowed to participate....   [tags: attendance, high school, policy] 760 words
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Argumentative and Persuasive Essay: Should School Start Later? - Don't you hate waking up early for school in the morning. Most high school students wake up before the sun rises just to become ready for school. Teenage brains do not begin to function that early considering many are tired from staying up late the previous night. The National Sleep Foundation reported that most teens do not retain enough shuteye, one study found that only 15% reported sleeping eight 1/2 hours on school nights. That fact was extremely true for me when I attended high school. I barely was able to wake up, get dressed, and be in school on time since I was so tired....   [tags: high school students, attendance] 591 words
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School Should Be Interesting and Flexible to Student Interests - School should be interesting and flexible to student interests. Students learn better when they can relate to the material. The material must satisfy curriculum needs, but with a supporting community, and supporting teachers the learning process. I believe that it must follow flexible teaching strategies are the best way to teach in environments which need improvement. Flexible doesn’t imply without restraint but there are a few patterns of flexible teaching strategies which help teachers who desire the success for all their students....   [tags: teaching philosphy] 621 words
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Why We Should Start School Later - How many times has this happened to you; it’s six thirty on a Tuesday morning, your alarm has already gone off twice, your still laying in bed and your bus comes in twenty minutes. This is an everyday occurrence at my house. It is a proven statistic that the average high school student does not get enough sleep. While some experts like Dr. Lee Yanku say “It is not the schools starting time that is the problem as to why students don’t get enough sleep, it is because of facebook, myspace and cell phones” The truth behind it is that we can’t budget sports, homework and extracurricular activities into one day and still get nine hours of sleep....   [tags: school, start time,] 508 words
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Should the School Drop-out age be Raised to 18? - By increasing the school leaving age, the most probable action would be that in order for schools to cope with the influx of students aged between 16-18, new colleges would be built or sixth forms within existing secondary schools. Getting the necessary A-Level qualifications at a sixth form for example (which caters specifically for the 16-18 age range) would mean that they would be getting the necessary tuition for their A-Levels at no cost to the students themselves (since the school/sixth form pays for the qualification)....   [tags: High School, Education, Dropouts] 1476 words
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Persuasive Speech: Who Should Pay for Public School? - “There is no worse tyranny than to force a man to pay for what he does not want.” (Robert A. Heinlein) This is what is currently happening to families that do not use their local public school system. Private school families, childless families, and families that no longer have children in school should not have to pay public school taxes for their local township. This is because, unlike public school users, these families do not use this particular public service. Therefore, these families should not be required to pay public school taxes....   [tags: public, private, school, taxes] 585 words
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Teen Pregnancy Should Not Be Allowed in High School - ... Its important for teen to stay in school its probably much easier for them to drop out or either the school tells them to they also might feel embarrassed to go to school due to the rumors about her being pregnant some of the teen girls get bullied over the internet being pregnant at an early age some feel worthless and regret what they have done at an early age the rate is going up due to the drop outs its 46% of girls who drop out of high school it went up since 2001 teenagers should not be allowed to get pregnant at an early age, i feel that it's too childish to get pregnant and take care of a kid that your mother or any of your family doesn't want to take care of it ,girls sh...   [tags: school dropouts, suicide, baby] 1197 words
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The Fifth Year of High School: Should High School Be Extended? - ... My last reason is that there will be more student dropouts by the fifth year because of the loss in interest High school should not be raised an extra year just so kids can do more extracurricular activities. If a student has not done an extracurricular activity the first four years, then why would they do one the fifth year. The educators wanting another year of high school is just going to be the same as the first four because the students aren’t going to start sports the fifth year because they are smarter than that....   [tags: extracurricular activities, community service] 623 words
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Should School Uniforms be Mandatory? - Many debates form over the opinion of whether schools should require students to wear uniforms. Some schools go through the same argument annually of whether to enforce school uniforms the following school year. A number of people argue that uniforms take away from the students’ individuality, while other people concur that uniforms generate unity within the school. Even though many people disagree with school uniforms, countless reasons are evident that uniforms should be mandatory. School uniforms provide schools with many positive results....   [tags: policy, politics, education]
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Should School Uniforms Be Mandatory? - Should School Uniforms be Mandatory. Should students wear uniforms. Some parents say yes because their kids get picked on because of what they wear, some kids say no because they hate uniforms or they hate looking like everyone else. Uniforms can be a pro and a con; they can help the school community, but also can tear your school in half. Uniforms aren't mandatory in many public schools, hardly any in Virginia. 16.5% of all the public schools in the United States required students to wear uniforms....   [tags: decreasing bullying, concentrating on studies] 612 words
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High School Should Start Later Than Elementary School - Have you ever had a restless night of sleep. The feelings of achiness and fatigue overwhelms you the whole day. Now imagine that you slept this was every night. Accomplishing simple tasks would be difficult if one is sleep deprived. Performing at your potential would almost be impossible. In order to get rid of these unforgettable feeling many people would sleep late and go to bed early. But with such early start times for high school many students feel sleep deprived and do not achieve their best....   [tags: sleep depravity, adolescents]
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Should School be Year-round? - Should school be year round. Well, I say yes because our young people will get done with High School faster. And if school was year round, students will not have a chance to get in a lot of trouble and they will not be able to join a gang or have time to hang on a block because they will not have a long summer break. Somebody needs to bring this problem to the school board to see if they will make the change to save many students’ lives by keeping them off the streets and keeping them in school all year long....   [tags: students, education, crime]
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Every School Should Require Uniforms - Every School Should Require Uniforms I am a student that has attended 3 schools and has never worn a uniform in my life. Although, I have never experienced any issues with school uniforms, I have noticed a few issues that can be prevented from the use of a uniform. Uniforms, not only had they been proven to be helpful at school, but they are also helpful at home. Parents spent couple hundred dollars per year on clothing just to make their son(s) or daughter(s) meet the latest fashion. An average shop favoured by many teenagers, such as International, sells a piece of clothing for around $40 each....   [tags: Public Education] 533 words
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School Should Meet Students Needs Better - The educational leaders who control the schools can either be the state board of education or the principal. This control is decided by the state and whatever laws they abide to in that state. Principal job duties include responsibility of managing school programs, pupil personnel, community relations, physical facilities and student behavior and coordinating professional. However, the school board also can control the schools. The school boards are responsible for enacting policies that adhere to the spirit and letter federal, state and local laws and codes to assist the school systems in ensuring that students are provided an education that meets the needs of all students being served....   [tags: education, argumentative] 1365 words
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Fighting and School Violence Should Not Be Tolerated - When you are a middle or high school public school teacher, events happen instantaneously, and you have to be equal to the task of confronting the challenge of an unexpected situation face to face. You never know when or where school violence will erupt; a teacher only knows that it inevitably will. Teachers not only must be wary of being inadvertently injured by enraged “students” fighting in the hallway or the cafeteria, a peer might even wind-up becoming a threat to one’s physical safety. I recall one particular eighth grade Washington trip....   [tags: School Violence Essays] 1339 words
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Children Should Not Be Able to Choose to Drop Out of School - Should children be able to make the choice to drop out of school at such an early and crucial time in their development. There are many reasons why children and teens are required to stay in school until their senior year. Children do not know the importance of an education and are not well rounded enough to get a job that pays above the poverty level. Children during their key years of development are easily influenced and unable to think for them-selves unless taught to do so. This mass amount of uneducated adults would also have a huge effect on the economy do to the large amount of low income families....   [tags: education, drop outs, high school, argumentative, ] 532 words
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School Start Time Should Be Later - What would mornings be like if school started later in the morning. Every morning I feel like I am racing against the clock because of the little amount of time that I have to attend athletic practices, make my bed, get dressed, and eat breakfast. Also, other students talk about how they did not have time to get a proper good night’s sleep because of the early school starting time. Therefore, having more time in the morning would help many students achieve their necessities. School should begin later in the morning so that students can have more time to be better prepared to hit the books....   [tags: education, time]
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School Uniforms: Should They Be Required in Public Schools? - ... in the 1995, Long Beach, California, got a lot of attention, because the school the school implemented a school uniform policy. “The result was that the policy was supporting the implications in 70 schools with around 60,000 students, kindergarten to eighth grade. In the first five years there was a dramatic difference in school violence and misbehavior, the overall crime rate dropped by 91 percent, sex offences dropped by 96 percent, and vandalize had gone down 60 percent, reported Jasmine L....   [tags: opinions, safety, freedom of expression]
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School Uniforms Should be Mandatory in All Schools - Many schools in United States require their students to wear uniforms. There are many teachers, parents and students who are in favor of school uniforms. However, not all teachers, parents and students like the idea of school uniforms, and this has divided many schools on the issue. It is obvious that not everyone agrees on the issue of uniforms in public schools, but the benefits of school uniforms cannot be denied. School uniforms cost parents less money, prevent competition between students, and keeps students safe against gang violence on and off campus....   [tags: Argumentative, persuasive] 647 words
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Cell Phones Should Be Banned at School - In my opinion students should not be allowed to use or have any type of electronic communication device during school hours. Technical devices that students have now are not being used properly or to the function that they were intended for. Many of the students in America that are in high school and middle school have or use a type of electronic device that is used and intended for communication. Adults and educators believe that students and teenagers are not using these devices for the use in which they are meant to be used....   [tags: Banning Cell Phones, Schools, Cell Phones,] 509 words
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Evolution Should Be Taught In School - Evolution occurs biologically and organically and it refers to the change of organisms, rather natural or with external modification, over many generations of time (Young 3). Although not completely proven, evolution is widely accepted by the scientific community, who has expressively proven this information with the inability for skeptics to disprove the theory of evolution (Scott 11; Young 3). Those with religious views of creationism believe that God created humans rather than in the evolution of human beings; this is an antiscientific point of view (Cracraft para 3)....   [tags: science over religious beliefs]
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We Should Not Change the School Calendar - Do you want to go to school in the summer. I believe we should not change the school calendar because it affects each and every one of you. First, family life is threatened because of year-round schooling. Next, summer vacation proves to be as valuable as school. Finally, test scores have shown little improvement. We should not change the school calendar because it is a threat to family life, summer vacation is as valuable as school, and it has little to no positive influence on test scores. I believe it is important to incorporate family time into our lives....   [tags: family, vacation, test, scores]
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No School Should Usurp the Rights of Any Student - No School Should Usurp the Rights of Any Student Children are forced to go to school. This has been the way for a long time. School is a place where students go to learn a curriculum given by government officials. They are not there to get their rights taken away from them. Although teachers have power, they cannot stop students from hearing the issues, speaking without censorship, or knowing their rights. Students are living, breathing human beings. We go to school to learn about and succeed in the outside world....   [tags: Teaching Education]
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Should Etiquette Be Taught at School? - According to the ABC News survey, 73 percent of Americans feel manners are worse today than they were 20 or 30 years ago. Although character education is a hot topic in schools across the nation, education in maners often receives scant attention; with growing demands on teaching time, etiquette is rarely a priority. It might be a mistake to ignore the adage that actions speak louder than words, however. Teachers who teach manners said they notice a real difference in students' attitudes, in the way they treat one another, and in their schoolwork....   [tags: manners, kindness to others, table manners]
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Should School Star Later? - Later School Start Every morning trying to wake up and wanting to go back to bed, when you have school EARLY in the morning. It would be so much easier to get up if you got at least 30 to 60 more minutes of sleep. Our body has a certain amount of sleep you need to fully rest your body and be prepared for the next day. Everybodys body needs different things to stay healthy. We all need a certain amount of hours of sleep to be able to function and go about our normal lives. According to sleepfoundation.org, 28% of students fall asleep during their first hour of class....   [tags: early in the morning, students] 555 words
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Should School Sports Stay or Go? - ... Also, schools with big athletic programs often have a lower dropout rate. Most of this reason is because usually the athletes have to have a certain grade in each class to be able to participate in the sports they play. Matter of fact, according to a study of interscholastic sports published in the NASSP Bulletion, students participating in a sport normally have an average of 3.151 while students who do not play sports usually have an average of 2.4. This is almost a full academic point difference....   [tags: athletics, academics, health] 528 words
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Mobile Phones Should be Banned in School - There is no doubt that almost all people in developed country using mobile phones, from teen until old peoples. They are using mobile phones for business communication, keeping contact with family and friends, and even just followed the trends. This essay will focus on using mobile phones in elementary and high schools. There are many disadvantages of using mobile phones in school such as, students use mobile phones for cheating, as well as that can destroy concentration while study in classroom....   [tags: mobile phones, schools,] 539 words
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School Uniforms: Kids Should Wear Them - Many have argued that school uniforms have been a successful source to putting an end to combatants and bringing about order and stability in a school setting. However, others argue that school uniforms put a barrier between students and their personal character. In addition, there are many people who consider clothing as being a way to define the individual's originality. On the other hand, there are people who are in favor of enforcing school uniforms, because they have concluded that it does eliminate students from being assaulted by peers....   [tags: argumentative] 830 words
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Cell Phones Should Not Be Allowed In School - The aim of this paper is to observe the harmful effects of cell phones by closely evaluating the many negative consequences of their use in schools. It will study some of the most widely concerned topics of cellphone use in school including cheating, cyberbullying, and sexting. Cell phones first appeared in the 1980’s, and were marketed toward the upper-class. At first consumer demands of cell phones were slow to catch on, but gradually grew in popularity. Since their introduction, almost every aspect of the cell phone has been continually improved and advanced, predictably in part due to Moore’s law which states, “The number of transistors used in an integrated circuit doubles every year”...   [tags: harmful effects, internet, fallacy]
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Should Teachers Carry a Gun to School? - ... This could be because of more knowledge mentioned earlier, but it also is combined with maturity to. Instead of giving an instant yes or no answer with a explanation that is not their or will most likely never happen, the older population give a thoughtful answer. This comes with maturity. While a maturity does not have a set age group or a set level of maturity, it is most likely that he older you are, the more mature you are. So while the overwhelming majority of people agree that teachers should not carry guns during school hours, you can still group answers together by age based on how mature the answer is....   [tags: decision making, survey] 1238 words
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Should Evolution Be Taught in Evolution in School - ... Therefore, denying a child the theory of evolution because it goes against religious beliefs would be in the hands of the child’s parents. Accepting where man came from, no matter what the person believes, is not always easy. Although, respecting the life you live should be easier than it is. Evolution allows people to respect life with ease in many cases. Teaching evolution gives children a way of knowing that mankind raised its self. Humans evolved from a simple being and became the super power they are today....   [tags: science, prejudice, science]
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Should Comparative Religion Be Taught in School - Whether religion should be part of the public school curriculum or not has been issue for debate in the USA for the past 60 years. Religion has always played a significant role in people’s lives. Archaeologists found that, even as early as 300,000 years ago, Paleolithic art was already based in religious theories (“Religious Beliefs”). In Egypt, ancient Greece, the Roman Empire as well as more recent civilizations, the influence of religion has been ingrained in countries’ governments and citizens’ everyday lives....   [tags: part of the social studies and science curricula]
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Should Smoless Tabacco be Allowed in School? - Although dip or smokeless tobacco is bad and can sometimes cause cancer in extreme cases, it has many beneficial uses. Teenagers in grades 11 and 12 should be allowed to use dip with no penalties, if they can buy it themselves they are assuming responsibility for the risks. They could have their parent sign a note of approval to give to the school. It’s really the parents’ decision on what their child can and can’t do. In my opinion if you are in the legal age to carry and use dip in public then you should be allowed to use it in school, but only at certain times....   [tags: dip, cigarette smoke, e-cigarettes] 657 words
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Just a Few More Minutes: School Should Start Later in the Morning - Just a Few More Minutes Students come to school half asleep, nod off in the middle of a lecture, and periodically get asked to why we’re all so incoherent. An arguably good reason would be having to balance school, work, sports, homework, any kind of social life, and going to bed at decent time. Getting roughly an hour longer of sleep could increase attention, test scores, positive attitudes, increase the urge to be in school, and possibly decrease truancy rates. A lack of sleep can also become dangerous in many cases....   [tags: Sleep, Rest, Education]
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Male and Female High School Students Should be Educated in Separate Schools - A debate has centered recently on the argument of whether strategy for students at high school should be applied to obtain a successful education system, with a voice calling for providing the appropriate environment of education for both gender-students that assists them to concentrate better on their studies and eliminate all aspects of disruptions. Fulfilling such strategies would improve the quality of education at high schools and raise the range of obtaining high marks. However, should boys and girls be educated separately at high school in order to have higher marks....   [tags: education, argumentative, persuasive] 1355 words
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Second Year High School Students Should Be Allowed to Choose Their Teachers - Have you ever been tired of getting the same kind of teacher. The one who doesn’t understand you. The one who you don’t understand. Teachers are some of the most important people in our lives, so why not have the right to choose them. Students who are in their second year of high school should be able to choose their teachers. They are capable of doing so, but why aren’t they allowed. Students should have this choice because of many reasons. One of those reasons is that they know exactly what their needs are and have their own thinking skills that only a certain teacher can fulfil....   [tags: educational alternatives]
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Persuasive Speech: I Should Be the Next School Prefect - Specific Purpose Statement: To persuade my audience that I should be the next school prefect I would like to take this opportunity to run for school prefect. I believe true leadership is a quality many aspire to have, and only a few truly obtain, because in order to become a leader you must first learn to follow. I believe over the past four years this school has given me the knowledge, education and understanding to fulfil the qualities to become a prefect....   [tags: Example Persuasive Speech] 416 words
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Cell Phones should be Incorporated into the School Curriculum - When parents send their children to school, they are trusting that their children are being taught everything they need to know to prepare them for the future. Parents are trusting that their children are being given every opportunity to explore every avenue of learning. With times changing rapidly, along with society turning more and more to technology, children have to be taught at an early age how to use and technology to remain current in today’s world. Technology is the direction our world is heading toward and relying on more and more each day....   [tags: new technological avenues of learning]
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How Abstinence Education Should be taught in School - Over the course of the last few years, there has been much opposition over how sex education should be taught in school. Abstinence should be taught in sex education classes because abstinence is moral. There wouldn't be as many unwed mothers and babies born out of wedlock. Contraceptives that are taught are not guaranteed to protect teenagers from anything, and many people support the teaching of abstinence. It has been said that teaching abstinence- only lessons are leaving students misinformed and mislead, but the instructors have a reason as to why they don’t teach on the contraceptive options....   [tags: safe sex, abstinence, sex education]
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Should High School Students Join the Military? - Less than one percent of all Americans are enlisted in the military. An even smaller percentage of high school students are enlisted. Students are thought to be incompetent, and not mature enough to decide on enlisting in the military. However, students should be allowed to join the military. The military offers many benefits students can use to help their future. The protection of our country is not overlooked for recruits; they are awarded many personal benefits as well. Tuition assistance, job training, and many benefits that help prepare recruits for occupations while enlisted....   [tags: military issues, students]
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Should High School Students Join the Military? - ... Another factor that may affect the amount given is on the dependents of personnel. Life insurance is another big benefit that comes from joining the military. It is life insurance plan, bought from a life insurance company with a contract with the military. It is made affordable to all military personnel, and is usually a huge policy (Lankford). The money will go to the relative; the soldier has specified when he/she signed up for the health insurance. A food allowance is also given to soldiers each month....   [tags: benefits for their future, GI bill]
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Should a School Administrator Invest in an Instructional Coach? - Should an Administrator Invest in an Instructional Coach. After a year of finding my way as an instructional coach, learning by trial and error, and educating myself about strategies for guiding my colleagues, I’d like to share what I’ve learned about my experience. Administrators who are seeking to improve student achievement by improving teacher effectiveness might want to consider the value of having such a teacher on a building staff. When my principal called me with the idea of becoming a part-time teacher and part-time instructional coach, I had recently completed my National Board Certification in adolescent and young adult English language arts, and was eager to serve as a teacher le...   [tags: Education]
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Should Our School Schedule Be Extended? - The Board of Education wants to add hours to our school schedule. The problem proposed is American students test scores are falling behind in the counties in Europe and Asia. People think that extending the school year into the summer will help American students to compete academically with other countries, but summer is needed for academic respite, the extension would cost millions, and there isn’t enough evidence to back that it would boost academic achievement. Ideally, extending the school schedule into the summer would equate to more learning....   [tags: adding hours of study to public education system]
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The Era of Sleep Is Over - ... If teenagers could focus more, remember better and not come across as edgy then school days would go smoother, grades would be higher and the hallways would be way more peaceful. All of which would contribute to a much nicer and enjoyable high school experience. Another great difference that would result from more sleep for teens consists of a lesser likely hood for them to partake in poor decision making and risk taking behaviors. A new CDC study shows high school students who sleep less than eight hours on school nights are more likely to drink alcohol, smoke cigarettes, seriously consider suicide, and engage in a variety of other risky behaviors (Warner)....   [tags: high school start times should be pushed back]
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Should the United States' School Schedule Be Extended? - ... The Massachusetts experiment proves that the extension can produce more money for schools. Even though some might think the extension brings in more money, the reality is extending the school schedule cost millions and not many states have the resources to fund it. In fact in the article “Schools Give Extended Class Time a Longer Look” Ledyard King states, “Lack of money was largely the reason Florida abandoned its experiment with a longer school day years ago” (King). King’s statement proves that extensions are sometimes too costly to go into action....   [tags: adding hours, lagging behind other countries]
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School Examinations Should Be Abolished - Examinations, as we know it, have emerged to be the main facet of modern education in the ever-changing landscape of academia. In an education infrastructure that is as unpredictable as the clouds, it is somewhat ironic that the system of examinations as a means of judging a student’s ability has prevailed through the years. Every person, in their quest for knowledge, would inevitably encounter numerous modes of examinations throughout the course of their academic journey. As much importance has been attached to it in virtually every academic institutions across the globe, the voices of those who lobby for its eradication are seldom heard, let alone be considered seriously....   [tags: essays research papers] 1131 words
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High School Athletes Should Not Turn Pro - High School Athletes Should Not Turn Pro Lebron James and Freddy Adu are both young athletes and with millions in their pockets with a countless number of endorsement contracts. Whether it is high school athletes skipping college and discontinuing the development of their education for millions of dollars, or teenagers signing contracts with businesses for massive amounts of money, youth sports programs are changing rapidly. However, American high school athletes are not financially, physically, or mentally prepared to tackle and endure the pressures of professional sports....   [tags: Professional Sports Argumentative Essays]
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Students Should Not Be Allowed to Use Cell Phones at School - Many schools are now making new rules or guidelines to improve the educational impact that school has on students. One of these new rules or guidelines is a ban on cell phones during school hours. This new guideline upsets many students that use cell phones because they feel that it takes away their freedom. It is a privilege, not a right, that those students even have cell phones, and they are abusing their privilege tremendously. This new guideline is a superior guideline to follow, and in the long run, students will realize how this ban affected their learning experience....   [tags: Banning Cell Phones, Schools, Cell Phones,] 629 words
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Should Selling Junk Food in School Canteens Be Banned? - Junk food has often been associated with the rise of childhood obesity problems in Australia. Over the past 3 decades, the nutritional values of food consumed by young children in Australia have declined dramatically and reached a critical rate (Tran 2005). Nevertheless, the direct cause of health disorders remains questioned by concerned public. Several experts claim that moderate consumption of junk food can actually contribute to healthy eating diets. On top of that, school principals voice out their concerns about losing the source of income by not selling junk food....   [tags: Health] 844 words
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Intelligent Design Should be Taught in School as a Science - Webster’s dictionary defines a science as “The intellectual and practical activity encompassing the systematic study of the structure and behavior of the physical and natural world through observation and experiment” (Webster’s 786). What that basically is stating is that a science is a subject that can be studied through experiments or observations. All of the sciences taught in public high schools do indeed fit this definition; they are studied through experimental labs, teaching students to learn facts through their own observations....   [tags: religious beliefs, creationism, evolution]
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Why Gun Safety Should Be Mandatory In School - In America there is 89 firearms per 100 people (Moore) so it is safe to say most people will come in contact with a firearm in their life time. But when you do will you know how to handle the situation. Guns can be deadly when abused and used incorrectly. There is a way to reduce the unnecessary deaths. Firearm safety is the important piece in reducing the deaths and firearm abuse and it should be made mandatory in schools. The first step in making firearm safety mandatory in school is to find programs that will teach it....   [tags: firearm, Eddie Eagle GunSafe program]
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Cell Phones Should Be Allowed In School - Have you ever heard of the gruesome Columbine High School massacre. This incident occurred on April 20th 1999 and involved two students embarking on a shooting rampage, killing twelve students, a teacher and wounding twenty three others. Unfortunately during this incident, the school's most easily accessible phone was on the other side of the school in the library. Perhaps some of these lives could have been saved if the students in this class had cell phones that they could've used to contact the authorities more quickly....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive] 1112 words
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Why Parents Should Home School - Why Parents Should Home School When Americans think of education, they almost automatically think of public education. However, education in our public schools has been on a down slope for over twenty years now. This is because many parents today are deciding to home school their children. Although most people think that a public education is better, statistics and facts tend to show that home schooling is beneficial in more ways. Since the beginning of civilization, children have been learning in and with their families....   [tags: Essays Papers] 1568 words
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Should Comprehensive Sex Education Be Allowed in the School Systems - Sex is sex therefore; the city of Memphis school systems should provide all the details and information pertaining to it. There has been a huge controversy on whether or not comprehensive sex education should be allowed in the school systems. Certain laws, such as the Tennessee Sexuality Education Law and Policy, require that schools to include comprehensive sex education in their schools curriculum. Regardless of the school system teaching abstinence, today’s generation will still choose to participate in sexual intercourse....   [tags: sexual transmitted disease, non married teenagers] 2587 words
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Processed Food Should or Should not Be Banned from School Meals? - Processed food should be banned from school meals due to increasing health issues in children, increasing academic deficiency and increasing production cost to produce processed foods. There are people who would oppose to this idea due to population growth and an increasing food demand. However, this escalating demand of food is forcing the food industry and other government agencies to resolve the current hunger and lack of resources issues, by hiring processing factories and private companies to manufacture processed foods....   [tags: Nutrition ]
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School Teachers Should Be Evaluated Quarterly for Their Curriculum and Performance in Order to Determine Their Pay - “The Mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.”- William Arthur Ward. It has been my experience that every year as the new school year begins; we get the same teachers that are just there for the sake of a job and not to truly help educate the students. Teachers are supposed to be the pillars of the community and help be there for those very impressionable students who need guidance and help with understanding the things that can help us in the future....   [tags: new policy in public education is urgent] 686 words
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Standarized Testing Should Be Removed in School Districts in Washington State - ... By the test having multiple choice questions, it is not a valid way of showing off a student’s knowledge. It is easier to guess on an answer or look off someone else’s test when you only have 4 answers to choose from. By letting students express themselves in a more efficient way the School Districts in Washington State would have more successful students. Having the student write out how they got a math answer or explain their reasoning behind what they think about the passage is a stronger answer than picking A,B, C or D on a test sheet....   [tags: hurts students, stress, SAT, ACT]
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Should High School Students be Required to do Community Service? - Should High School Students be required to do Community Service. Communities are places where people whom share similar characteristics, live together. People generally live in communities as a tendency to socialize with other people and satisfy needs such as food and shelter. The magnitude of needs within a small group is quenched within a family or extending to a nearby neighbor. Many people in a community have more needs and to solve those needs there are specific departments such as a police department that serve peoples’ best interests....   [tags: Service, Volunteering] 631 words
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Should Public School Students be Given Birth Control Pills? - The question regarding whether or not public schools must offer birth control methods to teenagers remains controversial. There are those who are for birth control being provided in public school and those who are against it. This paper will describe two issues that prove that contraception should indeed be provided within public schools. The first reason is that most Americans support the idea that public schools must provide birth control methods to students. This is according to results obtained from several opinion polls....   [tags: Contraceptives, Birth Control Essays]
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Grades Should Not Be a Limit for Playing on a Sports Team in School - Do we want the people who spend all their time studying to play for our teams. Students who are good in sports shouldn’t be held back from playing in games because of their grades. First, every person is born with different skills. Some people are amazing in school subjects, but others excel in sports. Second, sports teach many very useful skills. Students learn how work with a team. Third, students don’t learn when they are not allowed to play because of their grades. Athletic students with bad grades tend to cheat just to get good grades....   [tags: diversity in skills and talents]
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Should Vacination be Made Mandatory to Enter School? - Eradication is the concept that a disease is entirely eliminated in a region. (Carter n.d.) Only one infectious disease to date, smallpox, has been categorized as eradicated worldwide (CDC 2010). How did this eradication occur. From 1958 to 1965 all fifty states enacted legislation to mandate school age children receive the small pox vaccine (College of Philadelphia). Consequently, by 1971, no small pox cases had been reported in the United States for 20 years. The last known smallpox case in the world was in Somalia in 1977 (CDC 2010)....   [tags: eradication of disease]
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Why Parents Should Choose Home School - ... Therefore, they can have their own methods of teaching their children in order to help them develop in the best way. Parents support and create chance for children to reach their dreams. They not only there for us, but also are the ones who want us to be successful the most. Children will consider their parents not only their love but also the best teachers. Children that are taught at home have a stronger relationship with his or her father or mother. A student at a public school spends many hours in activities such as lunch, recess, and changing classes....   [tags: behavior, peer, vacations, time, stress] 582 words
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High School Athletes Should Consider College Over the NBA - In the last ten years many young and talented high school basketball players have chosen to enter the NBA draft. These 17 and 18 year olds decide to skip college, and instead they choose to take a big risk and enter the NBA, hoping to become stars and earn millions of dollars. In many cases, these youngsters’ careers are a failure because they don’t turn out as talented as they thought to be. They end up spending only a few seasons in the NBA because they are not good enough to compete at that level....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Essays]
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Adolescents and Sleep-Deprivation: Should High School Classes Start Later? - Seventeen-year-old Jilly Dos Santos (a student of Rock Bridge High School) struggled every morning to be at school for 7:50 a.m. Rushing to put on makeup, skipping breakfast, and being tardy was common for Jilly. “I will die…I will drop out of school” claimed Jilly when she found out that the school board was considering moving the start of the school day 30 minutes earlier (Hoffman 2). Jilly became a sleep activist because she knew that, biologically, adolescents go to bed and wake up later. Mary Carskadon, considered to be an expert on sleep and circadian rhythms of adolescents, claims that adolescents should receive about 9 hours of sleep a night (Onyper)....   [tags: cortisol, overeating, sleepiness]
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Students Should be Required to Wear Uniforms to School - Students Should be Required to Wear Uniforms to School      Do you always ask yourself why do students wear those horrible uniforms. Well, 99% of the students do, some find that unnecessary, some find them obsolete, and others just hate those unexciting colors. Nonetheless, they are wrong when they think that uniforms are not necessary, since they are. Because the teachers need to see students as equal, plus, clothes always distract other people, and as proved on a survey, 78% of the students prefer clothes that are inappropriate for school and for some people these clothes might be impolite....   [tags: Public Schools Uniforms] 761 words
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Greek Mythology should be taught in High School - Greek mythology is a compilation of the Ancient Greek stories that are based on their culture and practices. It's also about their gods and heroes, as well as their origins. Each of the Greek myths has a moral message through the stories that are written. It teaches us the good deeds and wrongdoing of the gods and goddesses, and how we, as a human being, should act. Thus, Greek mythology should be taught to high school students. There is something uniquely different about each of the Greek myth, each have their own message that it wants to deliver....   [tags: Persuasive Essay Ancient Greek Greece] 477 words
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Art Should Not Be Taken Away from School Programs - ... Many times, the art programs are the one true place where some kids can go and have fun, but also at the same time learn and be accepted. There are so many reasons on why the arts need to stay in schools that it’s ridiculous. People don’t understand that a lot of the time, these programs end up making families and relationships that might not have ever happened on their own. These programs provide socialization, learning experiences, mental and physical help, all the things that are sometimes needed in a society....   [tags: arts learning, dance, music, interaction] 854 words
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Parents Should Be Involved in Their Children’s School - There are many reasons that parents should get involved in their children’s school. Students who have concerned and involved parents tend to get better grades. When a parent asks questions about homework and assignments, supervises to make sure that they get done, and even helps with homework, it is more likely that assignments will be completed and handed in on time. Another factor in grades is attendance. With a low attendance rate, assignments will be missed, and the student will get behind in content as well....   [tags: Argumentative Essays] 3003 words
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Why Should Students Study Shakespeare In School? - Simply stated, students should study Shakespeare's works in school because of the incredible value within them. In addition to exposing students to a multitude of literary techniques, Shakespeare's plays challenge the student with difficult language and style, express a profound knowledge of human behavior and offer insight into the world around us.William Shakespeare is recognized by much of the world as the greatest of all dramatists. The intricate meanings, extensive vocabulary, and powerful imagery contained within his works demonstrate the phenomenal story telling ability of the English playwright....   [tags: essays research papers] 581 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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