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  • Government-Funded Independent Schools

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    An analysis of charter schools – government-funded independent schools that offer either a special theme or are required to meet a particular performance indicator (Davies & Guppy, 2006) – as an alternative to mainstream public education reveals that charter schools should be notnot be supported for several reasons. First, in terms of academic performance, there is little evidence that charter school students fare better than public school students (Murphy, 2003). Second, as new providers of education

  • Adding Technology into the Classrooms of Huntsville Independent School District

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    Recently the school board in the Huntsville Independent School District decided that it would be a great idea to jump into the twenty-first century and add technology into the classrooms. The members of the school board have read articles like “Why Integrate Technology into the Curriculum?: The Reasons Are Many”, which tell why it would be a great idea to add technology into the classroom as well as articles like “In Classroom of Future, Stagnant Scores”, which talks about all of the new ways to

  • Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Community School District

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    exercises of free speech and expression are constitutional or unconstitutional. One of the most paramount 1st amendment cases is that of Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Community School District (1969). This significant case helped shape the extension of symbolic speech, as well as ensure the freedom of speech and expression to students in schools. In December 1965, a group of Iowa residents, both adults and children, gathered to discuss ways in which they could protest American involvement in the

  • Moreno vs. Ector County Independent School District Board of Trustees

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    Moreno vs. Ector County Independent School District Board of Trustees Article Reference Moreno vs. Ector County Independent School District Board of Trustees. (2007, May16). American Civil Liberties Union. Retrieved April 12, 2008 from Summary of Key Points According to the American Civil Liberties Union (2007), the Ector County Independent School District Board of Trustees authorized the teaching of the Bible course in

  • Elements of Journalism

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    nine elements of journalism: journalism's first obligation is to the truth, its first loyalty is to citizens, its essence is a discipline of verification, its practitioners must maintain an independence from those they cover, it must serve as an independent monitor of power, it must provide a forum for public criticism and compromise, its must strive to make the significant interesting and relevant, it must keep the news comprehensive and proportional, and its practitioners must be allowed to exercise

  • mission statements

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    public what an organization is all about and what direction it is heading to and its purpose. Gow writes that without a mission statement most independent schools feel insufficient and partial. Schools therefore pick mission statements that reflect the school’s policies and programs pointing them to the desirable future and present the purpose of the school. (Gow, 2009) Rabow, M., Wrubel, J., & Remen, R. (2009) write that medical student’s definition of their individual mission statements encompassed

  • College Football Rivalries

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    a region. Factors such as trash talking, championship contention, or recruiting implications can play into these games that appear on the schedule every year. There are games in which private schools battle it out against public schools to prove that they have earned the right to go against the public school on the gridiron year in and year out. Sometimes teams play to simply win an oversized, metal stick to keep all year. All of these can contribute to the fans paying their money or tuning in to

  • Living a Life With or Without Hope: Amazing Grace

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    Imagine attending a low class segregated school, no matter how smart you may be, you are always categorized. Picture yourself surrounded in a city that’s filled with crimes and poverty, being judge constantly because of your residency. In the book Amazing Grace, Jonathan Kozol interviews the children of Mott Haven and other lower class cities in the state of New York. Some children in the community are very well educated; however, some of them who obtain such knowledge lack confidence in a poor environment

  • Advantages Of Private Education

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    may compromise the quality of this social service. Public ownership of the education system ensures that education is accessible to all students all across the country. By separating areas into zones to implement elementary and secondary schools as well as schools for those with special

  • Rereading American Education Essay

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    their lifetime. In the Japanese system, the ministry of education as opposed to the American system designs the curriculum where the curriculum is designed by the state. This affirms the fact that the government greatly influences what is taught in schools. It is noted that "This limits the role played by curriculum developers hence weakening the education system" (Kim). Hence, the fact that each state is given freedom to design its curriculum creates disparity in the education system. This action was