City Schools Essays

  • The Benefits of Attending an Inner-City School

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    The Advantages of Attending an Inner-City School Imagine having a gun stare you straight in the face. What do you do? How do you react? Luckily most people do not have to face a situation like this in their lives. However, this happened to me once while walking to my high school which is located in the middle of a large city. Another young man who was walking past me decided to show off in front of his friends and show them how "manly" he really was. Without saying a word, he walked up to me

  • Graduate School Admissions Essay: City Planning

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    ‘CIDCO-We make cities’-This tagline of Cidco, the city planning organization created by the Government of Maharashtra(India),intrigued me even when I was in primary school. As my father is a Cidco employee, I often visited Cidco Bhavan (Navi Mumbai) when I was young. The architectural models of the city nodes, the airport, the NRI Township, the plans of satellite node city of Kharghar, etc. fascinated me. During my early studies, my knowledge about architecture was limited. My passion for architecture

  • Compare And Contrast Inner City And Inner School

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    Students at inner city schools have a whole separate experience than do suburban students and that is because the people that spend the most time with inner city students have drastically different lives than those who surround suburban students. There are many differences between students home lives, socioeconomic statuses, and provided staff in suburban schools and inner city schools that are proven to be advantageous and disadvantageous to the student involved. In suburban school districts home

  • Schaffer V. Memphis City Schools: A Case Study

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    institutions for long-term custodial care, considered unable to learn or benefit from educational programs, not valued members of the community and referred to as crippled, idiotic, feeble-minded, insane. The first special class for deaf children in a public school was held in Boston in 1869. In 1896, the first special class for children who were mentally disabled was held in Rhode Island and in 1899 a class for students with physical impairments was formed as well. Prior to 1940’s People with disabilities

  • Haines City High School Research Paper

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    Since my middle school years, I heard that Haines City High School (HCHS) was a breeding ground for gang fights, drug sellers, and dropouts. However, I was unable to attend another high school due to my parents not being able to drive me to a different school. “Discipline yourself to keep on track to really achieve any goal that is worthwhile until it's accomplished.”, a quote that I read and led my entry in high school. As my goals are to join the military and graduate from college with my bachelor’s

  • Angel Guzm Misconceptions About Inner City Schools

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    There are a lot of misconceptions about inner city schools. Some say that the students really don’t care about their education, or the teachers are just there for paychecks. If you watch Stand and Deliver your whole view and opinions on public schools will change. This movie shows you how if you put a dedicated teacher in a class of inner city students great things can actually happen. The story took place in East LA. During the late 70’s early 80’s. In the predominantly Hispanic neighborhood sits

  • Inner-city Elementary After School Programs

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    Inner-city Elementary After School Programs Inner-city elementary age kids face many challenges in and out of the classroom. These challenges range from education day in and day out, as well as, sometimes growing up in an impoverished family and community. Factors also include peers which these kids come into contact with at school, in the streets and at home. Kids today need more than ever an extra push of positive motivation from mentors. I believe that this constructive mentoring begins with

  • Enforcing the Dress Code Policy in Lima City Schools

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    AHHH Dress Code! It was official in 2005; the Lima City Schools board of education adopted a new dress code policy. This policy would be used to crack down on the unruly students who refused to follow the already lenient rules. “With a stricter dress code, students will focus more on school than looking at other students, said Suzanne Helm, a Victoria resident.” (Cavazos, 1). Lima City School District, like the Victoria school district located in Texas, spent many hours designing the new dress

  • Personal Narrative: My Homecoming Week At Columbia City High School

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    assumed that every high school was just like mine, and didn’t think anything of the undesirable lunches or early start times. I looked past the trite freshmen programs that were set up for me, and school “spirit” sessions that just left me feeling less spirited than before. Going into my junior year of high school, I have become accustomed to the ways of Columbia City High School. However, along with becoming accustomed, I have become aware of different programs that other schools facilitate. Desiring

  • Special Admissions High Schools in New York City: Unequal Opportunites for Everyone

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    Special Admissions High Schools in New York City: Unequal Opportunites for Everyone As a teenager growing up in New York City a major part of your life is the high school that you attend. New York City is filled with high schools, public, private, and parochial. Within the public school system in addition to "regular" public schools there are also special admission and magnet schools. Although these schools are all technically part of the same system, there are very great differences and disparities

  • Problems in the Inner City Schools

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    For decades now, there have been educational problems in the inner city schools in the United States. The schools inability to teach some students relates to the poor conditions in the public schools. Some of the conditions are the lack of funds that give students with the proper supplies, inexperienced teachers, inadequate resources, low testing scores and the crime-infested neighborhoods. These conditions have been an issue for centuries, but there is nothing being done about it. Yet, state and

  • Adopting School Uniforms for Putnam City

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    Most schools you see usually don't have uniforms. In fact, You normally only see uniforms in charter, or private schools. The question is should uniforms be required in Putnam City Public Schools? Is it because they feel it's not necessary, or it's going to come in place next year and no one really knows about it but the Board of Education or the District. If uniforms came into place, it would be such a good investment for the students and teachers in the Putnam City District. Why? First, it would

  • Garden City High School Social Exchange Theory

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    It’s very well known that all humans love to interact with others and make new relationships throughout their lives. There’s different types of relationships that are created such as family, friends, school, romance, sexual, and work. These relationships all have a benefit factor to them and a reason why these relationships are created. This all follows under the social exchange theory where every relationship has a rewarding system based on the behavior of a person. The social exchange theory best

  • Urban Inequality

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    Introduction: In Urban Studies two schools of academic thought answer the “urban question”: the ecological and urban political economy schools. I will argue that the political economy perspective better allows us to fully grasp the “urban question” where society and space mutually encompass each other and allow us to better explain and address urban inequality. First, I will develop a working definition of “the urban question”. Second, I will write on the ecological school’s view of the “urban”

  • Difference Between City Mouse And Country Mouse

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    The City Mouse and the Country Mouse Many ponder whether the country or the city is better than the other. It is all a matter of perspective. Some enjoy being able to disappear into a crowd of people while others enjoy everyone knowing their name. Every person has a reason for where he or she lives. It might be because of better job opportunities or the best place to raise a child. Whatever the reason, the place where a person lives affects their lives in a huge way, and everyone needs to know the

  • Summary: City And Neighborhood Analysis

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    City Analysis City and Neighborhood Analysis Introduction The purpose of this analysis is to review historic and projected economic and demographic data to determine whether the City of St. Johns and the subject neighborhood will experience future economic stability, or decline. City of St. Johns Map Physical and Location Description Clinton County is located in the geographic center of Michigan just 10 miles north of Lansing, the state capital. The County is named after a former Governor

  • Code Of The Streets: A Sociological Analysis

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    the same city, their perspectives and experiences may differ from one another. Factors that are affected by this would be race, gender, class and even age. The differences between the upper, middle, and lower classes have completely different lifestyles. Early suburbanization provided families with affordable house, schools, and parks. “Edge city is a middle to upper middle class area that has complete living, working, shopping and activities so that it is not dependent on the central city or other

  • Urban Areas Case Study

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    below the urban area, south of the city. My CBD includes the regional shopping mall of Brina City, the city hall, University of Brina, and the city’s concert hall. 2. Why did you locate your power plant where you did? I located my cities power plant opposite of my communities, west of the city. The population that the power plant causes will blow west of the city away from the

  • Timbuktu Research Paper

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    Timbuktu is a Great Place to Live in the 15th Century Out of the three cities; Constantinople, Timbuktu, and Seville, Timbuktu would provide me with the most enjoyable life in the fifteenth century. Timbuktu’s government is devoted to creating a wonderful place to live, providing their people with many different varieties of food, and having a good education system. Back in the fifteenth century, Timbuktu was a developed city in my opinion, their houses were made of bricks, domed rooves and were

  • City Of Chicago: Challenges Facing Local Government

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    and the City of Chicago is no exception. In fact, by most accounts, The City of Chicago tops the list of local governments plagued by overwhelming and often debilitating problems. If a Chicago resident was asked what he perceived as problems and challenges in his city, no doubt he would mention gangs and murders in many south and west side neighborhoods, political corruption and a lack of confidence in Chicago politicians, rising taxes on the middle class, and a struggling public school system. While