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The Homework Revolution This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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A young girl sits at her desk, reviewing her homework assignments for the evening. English: read three chapters and write a journal response. Math: complete 30 problems, showing all work. Science: do a worksheet, front and back. French: study... (more »)
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School or Sleep. Why must we choose?
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In a country that is searching for answers as to why its children are not performing at top capacity, it seems fairly obvious that one of those answers may be found in the time at which they start their school day. For any parent who has looked... (more »)
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Bullying in School
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If you saw bullying, what would you do to stop it? Would you stand by and let it happen, take part in it or try to stop it? Not many students think about this, and that’s part of the problem. ‘Treat others the way you want to be... (more »)
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Too Much Homework, Too Little Time
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It's all over the news: kids are spending a lot of time on homework. And, according to some, it's way too much. With the current emphasis on high-stakes testing, educators are trying to do more with less, which can result in an overabundance of... (more »)
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Should Students Get Paid For Good Grades?
Picture this: getting money to buy that new pair of sneakers you want if you do well on that test. Do you think students should get paid for good grades? In my opinion there are three reasons I think students should get paid for good grades. One... (more »)
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Christians Are People Too
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Back when I was in 2nd grade, we used to have this saying posted on top of the class room bulletin board, “Be yourself!” I’m sure you’ve heard it too, from teachers and peers and parents and coaches. Everybody seems to shout out at us that... (more »)
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Let Me Keep my Innocnece
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“You have to lose your innocence- we’re going to make sure you do by the end of this year.” I’m a graduating freshman from high school, and this is the statement that I have heard on a daily basis. I’m not exaggerating- everywhere I go,... (more »)
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The Cost of Prom This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
Every high school junior and senior dreams of attending the prom – the glamour, the glitz, the dressing up, and the memories – but the prom is ­becoming more and more expensive. Is this four or five hours worth the cost? Tickets range from... (more »)
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Just Because I'm Smart
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I am (apparently) a gifted student. Most people think I've got it easy, and i a way I do, but it doesn't mean there aren't downsides. People never see ME. Just because I'm smart, it doesn't mean I'm deaf. I can... (more »)
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Year Round School
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All year Round School While most students are at home or on trips with family, some are in school working all summer long. This is not because they have summer school, but because their school switched to a year round school schedule. When... (more »)
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Homework Stress
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Every day teachers hand out homework to kids expecting them to do it once they get home and drop everything they had planned to do their homework. 86% of kids at schools at least get one missing assignment per month some have a lot more. I believe... (more »)
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Single-Sex Schools: A Good New Change in our... This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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Schools everywhere seem to fall apart from drugs, sex, alcohol, gangs and much more. Each day kids get put down for what they believe in, or what they want in their life. Common teenagers have to deal with peer pressure, social credits, and... (more »)
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Gum: Not so Dumb? This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Schools around the country ban gum, but recent studies may help once again give gum a good name. Research has concluded that gum chewing has many health benefits and contributes to a positive learning environment. Given this, bringing gum back... (more »)
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Home School Stereotypes
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Long hair, too smart or really stupid, mentally ill, Mormon, uber-religious, Amish, freakish, antisocial, lazy, boring, out-of-style, lonely, 20 siblings, farmers, hippies, sheltered, friendless. The list goes on and on. I used to hate it when... (more »)
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Quelle est la moyenne de l'Amerique...
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America... What comes to mind when you hear that glamorous name? Freedom, liberty, justice...? Look closer, though. Look at the schools, the average American child at age thirteen, fourteen, and fifteen. Do they appreciate music, art, and or... (more »)
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A Sticky Situation This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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A Chewy Situation Chewing gum was the once forbidden snack for every school age child. In the year of 2005, chewing gum was named the number one snack choice by Americans. New research indicates chewing gum may be good for a number of things... (more »)
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