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Views of Heaven in From the Fifteenth District

- Views of Heaven in From the Fifteenth District Mavis Gallant presents us with a disconcerting view of death in the short story "From the Fifteenth District," where dying is not a salvation from the pains of life but where the dead are forced to suffer eternally. In this story, the author sets out three distinct cases of 'haunting,' except that these hauntings are reported by the dead about the living. Major E. Travella, killed during World War I, is angry that he is being exploited by the church and the public....   [tags: Fifteenth District]

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Congressman Steve Cohen

- ... It removed the displaying of legal limitations set forth to control minority participation. Section two of the VRA abandoned voting qualifications that posed a threat to the authorization of minority voting. In an attempt to ensure minority electoral participation, section 5 of the VRA requires southern states with historically discriminatory backgrounds to be ‘pre-cleared’ by the United Sates District Court for the District of Columbia or the United States attorney general if they wanted to change election rules....   [tags: district, representation, gerrymanding]

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Analysis Of The Movie ' District 9 '

- ... It could also signify the xenophobic attacks against illegal immigrants. According the article Telotte, J.P Science Fiction Film mention, “Sobchack and others have thus usually sought to map that ground by analyzing how the key icons of science and technology, along with the attitudes toward those icons that the films demonstrate, suggest both the play of power within culture and the constructed rather than natural conditions of life in modern, technological cultures.” in this film, we can found lots of labels around the street in scenes....   [tags: South Africa, Racial segregation, District 9]

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School And District Background Information

- ... The default budget would represent 296,178 dollar decrease to the current year’s budget. The total gross budget for the 2016-2017 school year is 45,228,689. The budget appropriations included a 149,509 decrease as result of a staff reduction and minor staff changes. 83,000 dollar increase in transportation, 23,975 increase in supplies and utilities. 16,000 increase in property due to specific student needs. 5,371 increase in athletic fees. CVSD is reasonably efficient when looking at the student to teacher ratio....   [tags: High school, College, School district, School]

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The Evolution of Love in the Fifteenth and Sixteenth-Centuries

- Throughout time, love has been a steady theme in music, literature, and film. Love is perhaps one of the most obvious emotions to portray and it can often be described as be sensual, sexual, spiritual or mystic, and divine. The tradition of courtly love began in the twelfth- century with the traveling songs of the performing troubadours and trouvères throughout Europe. Their songs of love were the source of all Western vernacular poetry and through the evolution of time developed into the popular chanson of the fifteenth and sixteenth- centuries....   [tags: music, literature, and film]

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Master Engravers of Fifteenth Century Germany

- When thinking of early artistic prints, perhaps one of the few things that come to mind would be playing cards. In modernity, playing cards are not really considered “artistic” items. However, during the earliest days of print, playing cards were the original media made by the printing process. Even before the printing press, Europe had a love of cards and, whether they were actually intended to be used for play or for show, the people wanted to get their hands on them. Because of the wide spread popularity of cards, it is no surprise that this early print media featured elements that are visually present in other printed media, even to this day....   [tags: Master of the Playing Cards]

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Analysis Of Sumner School Districts Digital Readiness

- Thank you for the opportunity to Interview you concerning Sumner School Districts Digital Readiness. I have summarized where Sumner is currently, in order to examine the next steps, in addition to assisting in the Technology Plan revision. I have included the current initiatives and technology deployments that will be fulfilled in the near future. Having the status of a technology rich district with the highest, (or one of the highest) student to device ratio, as a small district is a substantial accomplishment and should provide us with additional opportunities....   [tags: High school, Education, Teacher, School district]

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Journeying the World in the Fifteenth and Early Sixteenth Centuries

- Journeying the world in the fifteenth and early sixteenth centuries, I, Liliana Aline Palmeiro, was sent out on a mission by King Kramer of Portugal as a Portuguese trade official to go to the Ottoman Empire, India, China, and Japan to investigate on their government systems, culture, and religions to determine if one of them are a good place to conquer or create a trade alliance with. While on the missions, I could not reveal my identity that I am a Portuguese trade official and thus, pretended to impersonate Sister Veronica Maria....   [tags: maritime trade, Ming Dynasty, wrold history]

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The Process Of Drawing District Lines

- Gerrymandering according to the text, (Barbour & Wright, 2015, p.195) is the process of drawing district lines to benefit one group or another. Just reading the meaning alone, you can see it not fair. By benefiting one group, you are leaving out or short changing other groups. According to the article (“Gerrymandering – Proving All Politics Is Local│Politics & Policy,” n.d.) gerrymandering works by shaping legislative districts in various ways. Officeholders are able to affect which voters they will be responsible to on election day....   [tags: Supreme Court of the United States, United States]

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Graduation Speech : School District

- ... Talking about colleges, a program called World Class Scholars can help you get two years of attending our local college Grays Harbor Community College, with only maintaining a 2.0 GPA (Grade Point Average). As well as AVID. AVID, a program that helps you success high school and college as well. Our school district also offers a nursing program, very useful for teens that want to become a nurse when they grow up. Let’s not forget about Honor Society. Not all students get into this if you want to attend this program you have to fill out an application and most important of all have at least a 3.4 GPA (Grade Point Average)....   [tags: High school, College, Want, Marching band]

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A Congressional District Of Georgia

- As a congressman in Georgia’s 14th Congressional District I will work diligently to fight for the better of our citizens in both my home district and in Washington. Our citizens have lost trust in the government because politicians are working from their own personal agenda, but my agenda will be filled with the issues that this district deem important. Increasing economic growth by bringing jobs to our district, upholding the second amendment by fighting for the citizens constitutional right to keep and bear arms, and increasing border security and convicting anyone who violates our country’s laws by coming into the country illegally are specific issues that this district deem important, a...   [tags: United States, Gun politics in the United States]

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Two Places in the Fremantle District

- For my second journal entry, I am going to focus on two places in the Fremantle district. The first place is Fremantle Markets. Fremantle Markets is similar to Bugis Street, although it is much smaller than Bugis Street, it is always busy and always crowded with people. Furthermore, there are also buskers performing and a lot of tourist comes to Fremantle Markets. Based on my observations, Fremantle Markets is culture as a way of life. From an interview I conducted with one of the shop’s owner name Andrea, she said that Fremantle Markets is a good place for the community to hang around....   [tags: journal entry, Markets and Prison Museum]

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District 9 as Science Fiction

- I am unconvinced that District 9 is a science fiction movie. I’m not entirely sure where District 9 falls in the spectrum of movie genres, but I feel that its different styles and emphases make it a hybrid of SF and Monster elements encased in a Historically analogical Narrative. In my attempt to definitively determine which genre I would place District 9, I referred to Sobchack for aid in defining the difference between Science Fiction and other closely related genres, like Horror or Monster films....   [tags: Movie Analysis]

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District of Columbia versus Heller

- District of Columbia vs. Heller was a court case in which Dick Heller challenged the Firearms Control Regulations Act of 1975. This Act was a law that prohibited the possession of handguns by any person who had not been previously licensed to carry one. If licensed to carry before the passing of the law, it was mandatory for those individuals to reregister the handgun, and to keep the firearms “unloaded and disassembled, or “bound by a trigger lock or similar device” unless the firearm was in a business or “being used for a lawful recreational activity.” After the statute was created, people were no longer allowed to register to carry any handguns, only shotguns or rifles attained through a...   [tags: Supreme Court cases, firearms regulation]

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Assignment At Southwest Family District

- Ms. Mary Bailey continued her Eligibility Worker II assignment at Southwest Family District in various capacities throughout the rating period. At the beginning of the rating period, she was assigned to the Customer Service Unit as a Customer Service Representative (CSR) under the supervision of Keesha Young until December 05, 2014. From December 8, 2015 to July 28, 2015, she was assigned to the EDMS Validation Unit as a Validation/Correction User EW under the supervision of Marcia Johnson. For the remainder of the rating period, Ms....   [tags: Customer service, Customer, Performance, Computer]

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The Mountain Home School District

- ... A well-stocked parent center is available to parents and students with academic and technology needs. From a social-emotional perspective, we offer not only district-wide counseling services but also school-based mental health services to students and their families. Help with resources such as medicine, food, clothes, shoes, glasses, school supplies, Christmas gifts and transportation are available to families. District counselors work with churches and other civic organizations to provide support resources to needy families (AR.1.6, AR.8.1, AR.8.2, AR.8.3 and AR.8.5.)....   [tags: High school, College, Middle school, Education]

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The Cleveland Metropolitan School District

- The Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD) is the school district that was in dire shape heading into the 2010’s. They graduated only barely half of students and according to Cities in Crisis, a report on the state of educational conditions in the largest cities, Cleveland schools possessed the second lowest in graduation rate in the country in 2009. (Swanson, 2009) Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson and Governor John Kasich decided to finally tackle this issue, when House Bill 525, better known as the Cleveland Plan was signed into law on July 2nd, 2012....   [tags: High school, Education, Charter school, School]

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The Ghetto District Of Dayton

- You can see this theory in place throughout the whole movie In Time. Will Salas grew up in the ghetto district of Dayton and according to Marx’s theory could be labeled as part of the proletariat. He works for a factory that makes the devices that are touched to the arms of the people and are used to transfer time to and from individuals. He was exploited for his work and at one point in the movie he goes to get paid and he gets paid less than normal and he asks why and the payer said that the quota was raised for the workers to an unreasonable amount and that he did not meet the quota....   [tags: Sociology, Marxism, Working class, Max Weber]

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The Tower District Skull Man

- ... I greeted them all, and was met with the confused face of Isaac. “Who’s this kid?” He asked. “This is Lucas, we were just talking about him.” Isaac just stared at me, then turned his head back to his laptop. Isaac, where do I begin, jerk, bully, alcoholic, abusive, thief, fiend, everything bad you could name could be attributed to Isaac. He looked like a worn out boy, only 18. I felt pity for Isaac and I only known him for a couple minutes. Dylan came back in soon after, we met eyes again, only this time he quickly looked away....   [tags: Odor, Olfaction, Tower Theatre]

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Disaster Management: District Administration

- ... An important step in planning process is to identify the problems and issues related to disaster management. There can be various sources for identifying these issues. These are diagnosis of disaster preparedness scenario, participatory exercises needs to be undertaken at district, block, and village level. However there can be two models of planning process for developing district plan of disaster management. These can be termed as top-down model and bottom-up model. In a top-down model the formulation of the district DM plan can done on this basis of inputs from studies, surveys, participatory meeting at various levels....   [tags: Indian Administrative System]

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School District Budgetary Overview

- District Budgetary Overview As School Officials every Superintendent or School Board member in a new position has to be knowledgeable of their responsibilities that they are acquiring. The administration of the budgeting process, and checks and balances are imperative to understand in order to be able to apply them in the everyday. Managing the budget and coordinating it in a way that all the needs from a school district and the students are met are sometime a challenge, not all the time it is easy to accomplish, but working in collaboration could be manage and accomplish a better distribution (Bireda & Center for American, 2011)....   [tags: Responsibilities, School Board, Budget]

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The English Lake District

- Field Class Replacement Assessment - “Review the formation and evolution of the English Lake District over the last 25,000 years, providing a detailed description of the different phases and processes that have shaped its structure and current day appearance.” The Lake District is a region of Great Britain famous for and characterised by its scenery. Craggy peaks and boulder-strewn corries contrast with wooded valleys, farmland, conifer plantations, and ribbon lakes. As well as attracting huge numbers of tourists, the scenery of the Lake District has also afforded it National Park status, and since the publication of the first scientific account of its geology in 1820, by local guide Jonath...   [tags: geology, glaciation, vegetation]

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Rocky Road School District

- The main challenge that Rocky Road School District is currently facing is the several lawsuits from former parents and staff. As well as the lack of team work that is shown within the district. Having a meeting with all Principals in the Rocky Road district is a most. Negotiation of teacher’s contracts and the hiring of new qualified teachers which will help assist the testing scores for the district. Giving parents a sense of comfort that their children are being well educated is a key challenge....   [tags: Education, High school, School, Teacher]

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Influence of Religion on Society during the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries

- Influence of Religion on Society during the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries The undeniable power, force, and influence of religion stand out throughout history. However, according to J. Michael Allen and James B. Allen in World History from 1500, in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, religion was exceptionally important, because it had a great influence on everything from government to social order and family relationships (16). Hundreds of years may separate these two time periods and the modern world, but the same positive effects of religion such as unity, security, and a social order are still basic ideals in today’s world....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]

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Career: District Attorney

- Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” In the 21st century, crimes have been and remains as one of the post-major threats towards society. Through these heinous crimes, lawbreakers do whatever they can to benefit themselves, leaving the poor and innocent robbed from their goods and rights in a democratic society. Many people in these 21st century society wonder, “When is Justice to be done?” For district attorneys, it’s their job to bring that “justice” and to restore social stability upon these threats....   [tags: Contributions to Society]

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District Budget Design

- ... The principals are chief financial officer at the school level (Brimley, Verstengen, Garfield, 2012). The principal will carry out the plan and distribute money according to the needs of his or her school. The principal will establish a two-sided budget and ledger sheet with all receipts and expenditures along with monthly reports that will be reported to the district office (Brimley, Verstengen, Garfield, 2012). “Decentralize budget decisions pertaining to instruction and supplies to school buildings, and hold principals accountable for money spent to improve achievement”(Black, 2008, pg....   [tags: accounting practices, superintendent, schools]

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The Context of Elizabeth School District's Budget

- ... Approximately 68% of students are classified as Hispanic; 22% black, 8% white and 2% Asian. It’s estimated 44 different languages are spoken by the student body with the largest percentages of students speaking Spanish, English, Haitian Creole and Portuguese making 13% of the students enrolled in bilingual education classes. Since 2000 through 2013 the school population increased over 5,350 students. During the 2012-2013 the district implemented grants to improve student achievement and to prepare all students for postsecondary education....   [tags: education, love, leadership]

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The National Archives in Washington, District of Columbia

- The National Archives in Washington, District of Columbia is often disregarded, even it is one of the largest history holders like holding the “Constitution” where it feels alive completely, and should be visited. The archive is situated in the District of Columbia, USA and is one of the few individual archives in the nation. This structure restrains this country, dearest treasures in numerous exhibits ranging, from past to present. In addition there is an astonishing “William G McGowan” theatre, which will excite people tremendously....   [tags: history holder, constitution]

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Tim Murphy and the 18th Pennsylvania District

- Tim Murphy is a Republican house member hailing from the 18th Congressional district of the state of Pennsylvania. He has an impressive professional and political background, earning his Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh, practicing as a psychologist for many years, and serving as a Pennsylvania state senator from 1996-2002 before successfully running for U.S. House of Representatives. His political views closely match those of his constituents, a fact that has allowed him to be a representative for eight years, and he is favored to win re-election for another term later this year....   [tags: Politics ]

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The Fayetteville Manlius School District Special

- ... For students that struggle in specific areas, there is a class called ACCESS. I got the opportunity to observe this classroom. This class is offered for sophomores and juniors, and it is designed for students who struggle in English and social studies. The unique thing about this class is that it meets the standard regents requirement, or in other words it’s the same basic curriculum required by NYS, and is viewed as just that on their transcripts. Each class consists of about 10-15 students versus your average class of thirty....   [tags: School counselor, High school]

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What District 9 Taught the World

- When we go see a movie we never really know every detail about it. Sometimes people don’t even know who directed the movie. As I researched the movie District 9 there were many things that I didn’t know about and I’m sure a few of us didn’t either. We never really know little details because that’s not we go to the movies for because we just want to see the big picture ,well that’s how I am I only see the movie on the screen and that’s all , I never really go into depth of what I am watching unless of course its base on true events ....   [tags: film analysis]

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The Dharmapuri Temple in Karimnagar District of Telangana

- ... CONSTRUCTION OF THE TEMPLE Pata Narasimha Swamy Temple has two main entrances or Simha Dwarams. Out of the two, Pedda Gopuram is the main entrance of temple complex. There is also an image of Lord Yama at the entrance of the temple to the right. This temple has its own Prakaara or compound in the temple complex. Inside the Prakaara, there is also an idol of Bhakta Anjaneya (Lord Hanuman). Seven more idols of Anjaneya are also framed on the other seven sides of the temple. Inside the Prakaara and before Mukha Mantapam, there is a four pillared pavilion known as the Kalyana Mandapam....   [tags: history, visit, transportation]

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Sentencing And Sentencing Of The Buffalo District Court

- ... On the date of march 24, 2016 was when the U.S post office got the package and noticed something unusual with the packages because the address in Puerto Rico could be found, so automatically the system had put and warning on that the sender and the receiver of the package. Then another package came from Puerto Rico with a different sender, but same receiver and on March 25,2016, and since there was an warning with the first package the US. post office did a search of the package and found cans of beans and other food in the package, but notice that the cans of beans were opened then resealed so they open the cans and saw two plastic bags of cocaine....   [tags: U.S. state]

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The History of American District Telegraph Company

- ... It can be attached to all electronics and will give law enforcement the ability to track stolen electronics. The device is paper thin and attaches to the interior of the chosen electronic device. It does not interfere with the operation of any of the electronic devices. To explain to a lay person about how the device attaches to his or her device, it is a thin strip with miniature tracking device embedded into the strip. The strip has strong adhesive and can, at this time, only be installed or removed by a representative of ADT....   [tags: transmit, security, GPS tracking device, ]

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School District Board Of Education Meetings

- ... In addition, there were a plenty of seats for the visitors. After roll call and the Pledge, there was example of students work displayed and the bored members were celebrating the accomplishment of their work. The students were nine students and most of them are international students. They were talking about four events but all of the programs are under the Speech and Debate in National Qualifiers. Each one of the students got opportunity to talk about his event and his experience. The first program called Students Congress four students are involved in this event....   [tags: Board of directors, Management, Meetings]

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Special Election of Texas House District

- ... Jade spoke to us as though we were citizens or members of the community she was asking support from, not employees that worked for her. It was because she did not fully believe in herself; her campaign staff did not consider her a leader, which Weber indicates as an integral characteristic to politics as a vocation. Next, Weber indicates that a passionate and likable politician is integral to using politics as a vocation and it still can be traced to modern day politics. Rico Reyes, another Democrat in the race ended up placing last in voter percentage and a lot it had to do with him being an unlikable candidate....   [tags: politics, campaign, leadership, power]

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Long Beach Unified School District

- Case Study B: Long Beach Unified School District (B): Sustaining Improvement during a Leadership Transition ( 2002 – 2004) The Long Beach Unified School District (LSUSB) in 2004 had an enrollment of 97,560 students in 95 different schools. The student population was 49% Hispanic/Latino, 18.6% African American, 16.9% White (Non-Hispanic), 9.7% Asian, and 5.8% other ethnic groups. Once a thriving port city, by the year 2003, LSUSB began declining in kindergarten enrollment while transfers into the area high schools were climbing steadily....   [tags: High school, Middle school, Educational stages]

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Q: European monarchs of the late fifteenth and early sixteenth centuri

- In northern Europe after the Middle Ages, monarchies began to build the foundations of their countries that are still in affect today. During the late fifteenth and early sixteenth centuries these “New Monarchs” made many relevant changes in their nations. During the middle of the fifteenth century Europe was affected by war and rebellion, which weakened central governments. As the monarchies attempted to develop into centralized governments once again, feudalism’s influence was lessened. This “new” idea of centralization was reflected in the monarch’s actions....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Districs of Columbia vs Heller

- District of Columbia Vs. Heller In 1976, the District of Columbia City Council enacted three of the strictest gun control ordinances in the United States. The ordinances entirely ban the possession of handguns within the District and, while allowing residents to keep rifles and shotguns in their homes, require those guns be kept disassembled or bound by a trigger lock. Then in 2003, Dick Heller and five other plaintiffs were recruited by lawyer, Robert Levy, and used to file suit against D.C. in the U.S....   [tags: city council, strict, gun control]

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Tamalpais Union High School District Budget Cuts

- Dear District Superintendant: The Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) is one of those districts that have seen fallen property values in Marin, dysfunctional, and fiscal chaos in Sacramento. As a result of the severe economic downturn and the devastating cuts to education from the state of California, the TUHSD needs to reduce operating cost by 20% within five years to have a balanced budget for the 2014-2015 school year. THUSD annual budget is $55 million dollars. Operations is half that, or $27.5 million....   [tags: Finance]

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His Fifteenth Year Crystallized

- The film, Donnie Darko, shows Donnie a fifteen year old suburban teenage boy is visited by a six-foot bunny, named Frank with a disturbed face. Donnie is the only person who can see Frank. Frank first visits Donnie in his upstairs bedroom while sleeping; he coaxes Donnie to a golf course in which he reveals his fate. Frank tells Donnie the world will end on October thirty-first; meanwhile, a rogue jet-engine crashes into his home and crushes his room. The next morning Donnie and his Father drive to see his psychotherapist....   [tags: Film Analysis]

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Reflection of Shadowing the Superintendent of Maplewood School District

- I had the pleasure of being able to shadow Superintendent Shirley Hall of the Maplewood School District. Ms. Hall took the reins of the district over in 2012 from a very popular superintendent who was credited with making great strides within the district. Although Ms. Hall had very large shoes to fill, she seems to be doing it with grace and enthusiasm. She credits the previous superintendent with making systemic changes and establishing the overall forward momentum of the district, but recognizes that she cannot rest on past success....   [tags: education, leadership, philosophy]

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Jefferson County School District Vision Statement

- ... The budget and budget calendar are set by deadlines in place from the Mississippi Department of Education, the local superintendent, and the district business manager. The budget must go through a budget hearing that includes the superintendent, business manager, school board members, and local community stakeholders. Every need of the district is considered and added based on district needs. The federal programs’ budget is driven by needs assessment surveys and state assessment results. Poverty levels must also be considered when planning to use federal dollars....   [tags: High school, Secondary school, Middle school]

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The Disease that Infests The District

- The Disease that Infests The District There is a disease that is sweeping across this country. From this disease, no one person has immunity. It strikes the poorest of families and the richest of families. It has the ability to harm the old and young, male and female. It does not care what your sexual preference is, if it wants to infect you, it will. What is this disease that does not care who it harms. It is the acquired immune deficiency syndrome, better known as AIDS. Even the capital of the most powerful country in the world has a problem with AIDS....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Travel Writing in the Lake District

- Travel Writing in the Lake District I had dreaded the day that my Duke of Edinburgh would come around once more and now I was two days into my expedition. The first two days had been cold, wet and windy in the heart of the Lake District. The English Lake District National Park is 885 square miles in size, the largest of the 11 national parks in England & Wales, containing over 1800 miles of footpaths through some of Britain's most beautiful countryside. I am sure that we were going to cover at least over half of the area....   [tags: Papers]

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Camden School District 's Philosophy And Mission

- Camden School District’s Philosophy and Mission The definition of philosophy is “the study of ideas about knowledge, truth, the nature, and meaning of life, etc.”. (Philosophy, n.d.). After merely reading the definition of philosophy, the connection to education becomes quite clear. It would almost be impossible to separate the two, which makes it difficult not including a philosophical application towards defining education. Understanding this enables us to see the importance for schools to establish a set philosophy to illustrate their commitment towards enlightening their students....   [tags: High school, Higher education, College]

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Vernonia School District V. Acton (1996)

- Vernonia School District v. Acton was a US Supreme court decision that aims to uphold the constitutionality affecting random drug testing implemented by local public schools in Vernonia, Oregon States. This provision mandates student athletes to undergo drug testing before they are going to be allowed to participate in sporting activities. This particular measure established by the constitution stated that it propagates any illegal use of any prohibited substances for students in order to preserve the integrity of the society in particular with handling against drug use....   [tags: Drug Testing Policy]

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Crestwood School District : The City Of Dearborn Heights

- ... About, $5.4 million will be used for property upgrades such as auditoriums, gymnasiums, pools, locker rooms, restrooms, storage, track and athletic fields and an addition of classrooms. Technology upgrades for classrooms, computers, phone system, security and sound systems will cost about $4.1 million. The remaining $500,000 will be designated for classroom furniture and equipment for playgrounds as well as music, drama, and athletic departments. The last bond approved for the district was more than 50 years ago and it has been 10 years since the last time residents were asked to vote on a proposal from the district....   [tags: High school, Secondary school, College]

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A Disconnect Between Principals, District Administrators, And Stakeholders

- ... “I remember something about backyard meetings, but I’m not sure what became of them,” She stated. Both the parent and teacher I interviewed felt that when the district developed their vision they played up things like “town meetings” and “backyard meetings” to placate the public but what they really thought was that the people involved were handpicked. The parent actually said, “You never see her (meaning Ms. Contreras) asking people like me what I think.” I asked her to explain and she said, “All the people on the news that are from the community are well dressed, their hair all fancy, have all their teeth, and speak white.” She has a point....   [tags: High school, Teacher, School]

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Current Conditions In and Future Plans for the Strip District

- Introduction Over the last 200 years, the Strip District has gone through many different changes throughout its long history. Stretching from 11th Street to 33rd Street, The Strip as it is known from Pittsburgh was at one in the 1920’s the economic center of Pittsburgh and was home to such companies as U.S. Steel, The H.J. Heinz Company and Westinghouse. As the 21st century rolled into, the ghosts of past industry giants still remained, but the Strip District had changed into a Saturday destination to Pittsburghers and a tourist spot for those people visiting Pittsburgh....   [tags: Urban Planning, Center of Industry]

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The Central Business District of Kidderminster

- The Central Business District of Kidderminster Introduction ============ For my GCSE fieldwork we were required to visit the central Business District (CBD for short) of a town or a city. The town that I will investigate is called Kidderminster, and is located in Central England, near the Wyre Forest District in the countryside of Worcestershire on the Stour River. Kidderminster is just 19 miles south of Birmingham. It has a very industrial history and is known as the origin of the Carpet Industry....   [tags: Papers]

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Adding Technology into the Classrooms of Huntsville Independent School District

- ... Whitehead and his A+ certified students can teach the teachers the basics of figuring out what the problem is and start to fix the problem. This way the teachers can start fixing the problem while they are waiting for one of the five students to come and finish fixing whatever the problem may be, this will cut down on some of the time it takes to fix the issue. This solution is a cost effective way to start chipping away at the wasted time. For teachers who want to learn how to completely find, isolate and fix the technical issue the work shop could be a month long but only mandate the teachers to attend the first week when the basics are being taught....   [tags: planning, training, program, computer]

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Elk Grove Unified School District versus Newdow

- Elk Grove Unified School District v. Newdow: The Supreme Court case in Elk Grove Unified School District v. Newdow result in a unanimous ruling that the phrase “under God” may remain in the Pledge of Allegiance as narrated in public school classrooms. The court made the decision because the atheist father did not have grounds to sue the school district on behalf of his daughter. While the ruling was made on the Flag Day, it did not meet the clear endorsement of the constitutionality of the pledge as sought by President Bush and leaders of Republican and Democratic Parties in Congress....   [tags: pledge, atheist, school, legal]

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The Peak District National Park

- The Peak District National Park I will begin with what a National Park really is. A National Park is an idea developed in 19th century America, at the time the new country was rapidly developing and settlers were moving in. The first ever National Park was created in 1872, it was named as 'Yellowstone' this began a chain-reaction of National Parks being instated. The size of the parks varied, but were all generally large uninhabited areas of real natural beauty. The fact that these National Parks were protected by the Government stopped any land damage or animal poaching....   [tags: Papers]

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The Harrison County District Elementary Student Handbook

- The Harrison County School District Elementary Student Handbook’s introduction includes demographical information: • It is the fourth largest school district (student population) in the state of Mississippi. • The district services an area of approximately 450 square miles. • The district is comprised of 22 individual campuses: o 16 Elementary Schools o 4 High Schools o 1 Alternative School o 1 Child Development Center • There are approximately 14,200 students receiving an education in the Harrison County School District....   [tags: High school, Education, Policy, Teacher]

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Performance Appraisal At The Mecklenburg County School District

- Executive summary Also referred to as performance evaluation or performance review, performance appraisal involves the evaluation of the work behavior of an employee through its comparison with specific work standards. The results of the evaluation are document and later used as a feedback to the employee, indicating areas in need of improvements. The current work is aimed at uncovering the poor quality of the performance appraisal system at the Mecklenburg County School District. This system is said to be subjective and associated with inflated ratings....   [tags: Human resource management, Performance appraisal]

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Curriculum Development : South Western School District

- Curriculum South Western School District is a Learning Focused School. A district wide curriculum development map has been established. Every four years the cycle is renewed and begins again. Currently the district is in year two. However, half of the departments in the high school have not completed all requirements for year one. Many feel ample time has not been given to departments to complete what was asked of them. No administrators have acknowledged or addressed the lack of a completed year one in the curriculum cycle....   [tags: Education, High school, Teacher, Gifted education]

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Reparation for the Non-Compensated Group in the District of Marowijne

- ... However the constitution of Suriname was not mentioned in the earlier mentioned judgment some articles shows the state’s obligations in protecting the human rights of the people. Taking in consideration that the non-compensated group also should be treated equal and also are eligible for the same treatment by the state the following articles of the Constitution (The Parliament of Suriname 1987: 04-05) are applicable: article 8-14 and article 16. One of the main reasons the non-compensated group should be included in the process of transitional justice is to end the culture of impunity not only, but also to restore the rule of law in the Marowijne district....   [tags: Suriname guerrilla]

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Racial Undertones Portrayed in the Movie District 9

- I feel that the movie District 9 has strong racial undertones. The film is set in South Africa, Where a massive alien mothership has came to a halt over the city of Johannesberg. Three months pass before the government finally decides to cut their way into the hull of the ship. What they find is a ghastly sight, thousands of aliens are found and it is discovered that the aliens are sickly, malnourished, and lacking leadership and initiative. The South African government flies them all to the surface, where they are given an area all their own, District 9....   [tags: movies]

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My Research At Saddleback Valley Unified School District

- ... Additionally, principals often lack a vision and understanding of educational technology too. Without support and encouragement from the school’s instructional leader, teachers are reverting back to traditional lesson planning and millions of dollars in technology is locked away. Rationale Besides the millions of dollars spent on technology for classrooms, teachers are missing an opportunity to engage and motivate reluctant learners, create classrooms that allow for more personalized and differentiated instruction, enhance lessons and offer diverse learning paths for students to demonstrate understanding, as well as have student-driven, project based, classrooms....   [tags: Teacher, Education, Pedagogy, School]

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The Tinker V. Des Moines School District Case

- ... However, the Supreme Court counters this statement when they claimed “in our system, undifferentiated fear or apprehension of disturbance is not enough to overcome the right to freedom of expression.” They further their argument including the Constitution, asserting how this “hazardous freedom… is the basis of our nation strength.” Justice Fortas, in paragraph six, reiterates and elaborates how the armbands does not disrupt the classrooms while including the lack of information the District Court has....   [tags: Supreme Court of the United States]

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High-stakes Testing in Schools

- High-stakes testing is a very complicated issue. The watered down explanation given to the members of the public is that of holding teachers accountable for the achievement of their students. However, this is not the only use of HST. HST can also be utilized in determining grade level promotion, assigning a performance rating to an entire school, and determining students’ ability to graduate from high school (Kubiszyn & Borich, 2013). One of the major complaints of HST is when districts attempt to teach to the test....   [tags: Education, District]

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District 9: Cultural Contexts for Critical Thinking and Writing

- Lights, cameras, action; is all in which a movie is processed when viewed my others through millions of pixels of film. The critical evaluation of the movie is only seen through the eyes of those who think deep within the overall picture. District 9 is the perfect movie to correlate to the readings that is comprised to be read in American Cultural Studies. There are readings throughout the assigned book Rereading America that will relate to scenes in the film District 9. It will inform, as printed on the cover, how the readings and scenes provide a substance for cultural contexts for critical thinking and writing....   [tags: race, social classes, gender, culture]

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I Attended The District 135 School Board Meeting

- I attended the District 135 School Board meeting on April 13, 2015. The meeting was held at seven, but I also attended a finance meeting at six. The meeting was held at the Administration center located on 15100 S 94th Avenue in Orland Park. I had a great experience at the meeting because it helped me see, from a first hand experience, how much really goes into running the schools especially the financial aspect. I was astonished to see how many members of the community actively participate and are present at the meetings....   [tags: Education, School, Teacher, Management]

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The Business District of Kingston

- The Business District of Kingston Introduction ============ Kingston-upon-Thames is the county town of Surrey. As its name suggests, it lies on the river Thames in between Twickenham and Hampton Court. It is the area's biggest shopping centre, boasting a wide variety of stores and shops located mainly around the pedestrianised centre and the old market, for example like The Bentalls Centre and The John Lewis Centre. The shopping centre attracts many visitors, especially at weekends....   [tags: Papers]

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District of Columbia v. Heller: The Use and Permit of Handguns

- With many recent incidents that involve guns between 2012 and 2013, gun control laws have become a hot topic in America. On one hand, after the horrific incident like the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting at Newtown in 2012, most people wanting to limit guns from getting into the wrong by setting up a rigorous system that control who can and cannot obtain a gun. On the other hand, we have the people who believe that with such rigorous system in place is violated the individual rights that granted and protected by the United States Constitution....   [tags: Gun control, License]

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The Statutory Instruments Of Mrs Bradford And The District Council

- 1.0 INTRODUCTION Ms Erica Preston, who is employed by Fentham Metropolitan District Council as a Social Care assessor under the department of Social Services, was injured whilst at work and subsequently a civil claim notification letter from her solicitors was sent to the District Council for action. 1.1 SIGNIFICANCE OF THE CASE The common law prescribes that Employers should take reasonable care to ensure the health and safety of their employees at work, This duties were identified under common law by a house of lords in Wilson & Clyde coal Co v English (1938)AC 572 AER 628 (Stranks, 2005)....   [tags: Employment, Law, Metropolitan borough, Duty]

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Creating Community: Implementation of a Bycicle Friendly Business District

- Downtown Denton is an area that combines history, entertainment, and community. Within a mile you can find unique places to eat, find treasures both old and new, and then finish off your trip with a concert on the lawn at the courthouse. Yet, even with these wonderful attributes of the downtown area, a stronger sense of community as well as a larger and more stable economic base could be achieved if the area were bike friendly. Currently there are not even the basic provisions afforded to those individuals who choose bicycling as their mode of transportation....   [tags: Denton, sense of community, cyclists]

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The Effects Of Granite School District 's Curriculum

- Data Analysis Through this research, several facts pertaining to environmental education have been discovered. First of all, Granite School District 's curriculum can be used to identify the particular courses and areas in which environmental education could be taught. There were several different curriculum maps that could potentially be implementing environmental education through the outline that is given. For instance, in Granite School District’s Chemistry Pacing Map for 2015-2016, where the main focus is on Chemistry....   [tags: High school, Education, Parking lot, Air pollution]

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District of Mansigne are the Wants and Demands for Taxation by the Third Estate

- ... This can also be seen and supported in Abbe Sieyes, What is the Third Estate?. The other idea that this document states as previously seen is the Third Estates wants and demands concerning taxation, the Estates-General and equality can be seen through out the entire document. Some specific examples of points that address these topics are first of all point 4. Point 4 expresses the Third Estates wants and demands about taxation and specifically states their desire that debts of the state must be paid off....   [tags: document, france, political]

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Historical Descriptions of the Lower Peace River District

- The context gives the historical descriptions of the lower Peace River district. It contains the climates records including the rainfall capacity during the past 96 years since 1908 to 2004, and different data in order to give the evidence of whether the local climate is moist. Moreover, the context talks about the local vegetation changes in the Fox Lake Area within the lower Peace River district. It also shows some measurements of the lake surface area. Several physiognomically vegetation maps are presented in the context to clearly show the difference between the years....   [tags: peace river, vegetation, agriculture]

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Minimizing the Delay on Completion of the Construction Projects in Jaffna District

- Table of Contents 1. Introduction…………………………………………………….. 4 2. Problem Statement………………………………………………4 3. Aims and Objectives.…………………………………………... 5 4. Methodology……………………………………………………..6 5. Scope and limitation……………………………………………...8 6. Literature Review……………………………………………….9 6.1 General……………………………………………………..9 6.2 Various Studies ……………………………………………9 7. Conclusion………………………………………………………14 8. References………………………………………………………..16 Table of Charts 4.1 Flow Chart…………………………………………………………7 1. Introduction The Construction industry is large, volatile, and requires tremendous capital outlays....   [tags: Building Permit, Literature Review]

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The Public Transit Service Cache Valley Transit District

- One of the most debated topics in Cache Valley today concerns the public transit service Cache Valley Transit District. Specifically the fact that CVTD is one of the few purely Fare-Free services in the nation. This mean that it costs the passenger nothing to ride the bus service. A person could board a bus in Richmond (the northernmost area serviced by the regular CVTD service) and ride clear to Hyrum (the southernmost) without having to pay a single cent. They could ride every route that services the core area of Logan for an entire day and not have to worry once about paying a fare....   [tags: Public transport, Bus]

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The Grade School District Standards Based Report Card

- ... (2009). The Remarkable Respiratory System. Twins Huff and Puff engage the reader using humor as they explain how the lungs and respiratory system function. Readers embark on a journey with this dynamic duo as they explore the diaphragm and the muscles that cause the lungs to fill and empty. The book does not shy away from smoky topics and examines the dangers of smoking, encourages good health and adds additional fun facts to amaze parents at the dinner table. The text is supplemented with a fill in the blank game and glossary to assist with synthesis....   [tags: Blood, Heart, Blood vessel, Circulatory system]

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Implementation Of Work Processes At Napavine School District

- ... These students were not always able to stay after school, so we looked at a variety of models and decided that carving out a 25 minute Core period each day would give our students the access, during school, which was necessary to enable them to succeed. Teachers also prefer Core over after school tutoring because teachers know that students will be in attendance. Students have a love/hate relationship with Core/Flex. Students who are assigned to Core typically hate it at first because they would rather have the flexibility to do what they want during this 25 minute period....   [tags: Education, Teacher, High school, School]

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Sandyford Business District Association Article #361

- With the SBDA draft just a couple days away, we are going to take a look at one of the most talked about prospects entering this SBDA draft. Jackson Curtis Miller, former standout power forward from Kent State University, has already impressed SBDA general managers everywhere with his tremendous work ethic and hard nosed attitude. As we looked into the life of the potential superstar, we came across three adjectives that folks familiar with Jackson Miller, said about him. Here is that list: 1....   [tags: general management, leadership]

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District 9 and Apartheid in South Africa

- District 9, a science fiction movie directed by Neil Blomkamp and produced by Peter Jackson, is an action movie throughout. One could view the entire film without noticing any sort of metaphorical depth, and simply enjoy District 9 based on the merits of its wonderful visual effects, gore, vulgarity, and fast-paced content. In order to achieve this blissful nirvana, the viewer would have to empty his mind of any knowledge regarding the South African apartheid. The apartheid metaphor is so thoroughly imprinted onto the plot, visuals, and characters of the movie, that anybody who has studied South African history to any extent would be remiss not to take notice....   [tags: Movie, Film 2014]

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Land Use in the District of North Vancouver

- Introduction Land use in the district of North Vancouver has been a very sensitive issue for many years. In this area, population growth has been substantial, especially because of the area's popular outdoor recreation opportunities. It is this relationship between population pressure and outdoor 'green zones'1 that is at the heart of the conflict in North Vancouver district. Residents are very passionate about, and emotionally attached to, the natural mountainous surroundings. Thus, when development plans were slated for Mountain Forest and Cove Forest, residents did not want development to take place in 'their forests.' The critical question is, how to incorporate influxes of people into...   [tags: Canada Environment Land Development]

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The Impact of the Central Business District on Houses

- The Impact of the Central Business District on Houses We are aiming to find out if houses become more sparse, modern , larger and increase in individuality with larger surrounding land, as we move further away from the Central Business District (CBD) We will be noting damage to property, vandalism and factors which affect quality of life as well as the house prices and recording the inevitable rises as we walk along our transect line: from the tightly packed Victorian terraces adjacent to the CBD out towards the suburban outskirts of Hove....   [tags: Papers]

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Vernonia School District V. Acton

- On June 26, 1995, the Supreme Court decided on the case Vernonia School District v. Acton as to whether or not random drug testing of high school athletes violated the reasonable search and seizure clause of the Fourth Amendment. During the 1980's and 1990's there was a large increase in drug use. The courts decision was a strong interpretation of the Fourth Amendment and the right decision upon drug testing high school athletes. Between 1985 and 1989 the Vernonia School District began to see a marked increase in disciplinary problems, drug use by students, athletic injuries, use of drugs by athletes and a student body preoccupation with the drug culture....   [tags: Court Case Legal Drug Testing]

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