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Nature Calls
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When nature calls, we should honor it. That is a problem if we are in school. A teacher could deny our right to use the bathroom. We could run out of bathroom passes. Whether we've had to drink water at a certain time (to avoid using the... (more »)
Benefits of College Education
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Public education in ancient time was like the earliest human sacrifice and sermon; temples and places of worship were the earliest human public schools which were the so-called "sacrifice education". It was about 4000 years ago in the... (more »)
School Punishment
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This school year there have been more than 20 fights at my school. To try and fix the problem, my school decided to take away cell phones for all students because so many recorded the fights. The violence stopped for a while, as students were... (more »)
Technology in School
By , Honoka\'a, HI
Is technology actually good for students in the classroom? Some argue no, because other children in the world that have the highest test scores, such as Korea, often don’t use technology in the classroom, according to Putting More... (more »)
My Favorite Teacher
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Mrs. Mohan was expecting an essay, from her daughter, about how amazing she is, on her anniversary. Her daughter did not write one. I wonder why. Mrs. Mohan is my sophomore world history teacher. She’s taught me a lesson about class... (more »)
The Vigorous Climb to the Top of the High...
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You’d be lying if you said you’ve never thought, I wonder what it’s like being popular. And a large majority of those who have had that thought circling in their mind have probably also wished to be popular. You know, the... (more »)
Dress Code Unfairness
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The Dress Code Policy. Something all schools have. Dress Codes are in schools for the good of the students and the teachers. But dress codes aren’t always good for the students, especially the female students. There are almost always more... (more »)
Standardized Tests Oppress the Individual
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Almost all student achievements are defined by grades; these grades are used to determine a student’s value in the eyes of colleges. Most students, usually in their junior and senior year of high school, have to take one of the most the... (more »)
The Issues of Standardized Testing
By , New york, NY
As students prepare to apply to colleges, they each design their applications in a way that will hopefully make their own stand out when compared to the competition. This can be done any number of ways, but many times, more often than not,... (more »)
Together but Unequal: Inequality in American...
By , Duxbury, MA
In his unanimous opinion for the landmark 1954 Brown v. Board of Education ruling, Chief Justice Earl Warren firmly declared that “in the field of public education...separate but equal has no place.” Since then, on the face of it,... (more »)
The Standard Issues of Standardized Testing
By , New york, NY
As students prepare to apply to colleges, they each design their applications in a way that will hopefully make their own stand out when compared to the competition. This can be done any number of ways, but many times, more often than not,... (more »)
The Importance of the Arts
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The arts in schools are an extremely important source of education and should be treated as such. I find it frustrating that classes such as band, theatre, art, and dance are treated as lesser-than compared to athletics. This is evident in my... (more »)
3 Rules for Surviving Middle School
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Middle school: the most dreaded three years of your life. Stress, anxiety, and depression all wrapped into two unspeakable words. Three years filled with massive amounts of homework, negligible drama thought to be life-threatening, and sleep... (more »)
Subs for School Classes Need to be Fun
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Yes, teachers have to miss school as well as students but when a teacher does miss school the sub should be a fun person. In class we have a sub named Mr.Mccullen, none of us like him. He yells at us, oes not talk and when he does he just ends... (more »)
Common Core: One Size Does Not Fit All
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On July 19, 2010, the New York State Board of Regents adopted the Common Core Standards, essentially adopting an institution that, as dictated by its own name, hold all students, regardless of race, family income, or disability, to the same... (more »)
Why Standardized Tests Need Work
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Since their origin in 1905, standardized testing has been a widely debated topic. Specifically, whether they are a useful part of a student’s education. Currently, tests measure a range of math, reading, and science skills in students but... (more »)
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