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Gym Class is Not Needed for All!
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Gym class is not necessary for people who already have a lot of exercise. Having too much exercise is not healthy for your body. You can get lactic acid and get super exhausted. For example, I have physical exercise every day, and each day I have... (more »)
Why Cellphones Shoudn't Be Used In Schools
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Dear School Board: Is there something behind introducing cellphones into classrooms? While most teenagers use cellphones all the time and always have them on their person no matter where they are going they should stay out of classrooms and... (more »)
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Our Schools, Our Voice
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I want to try a little experiment. I’m a rising high school junior who wants to pursue a career in education. Right now I’m interested in education reform and policy. I want to hear your opinions on what’s wrong with education in the U.S.,... (more »)
Self-Esteem Stems From Praise
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Parents, school faculty members, and teachers do not condone praising students for unsatisfactory work because they believe that it will lead them to believe that they do not need to put their best effort into their work. However, self-esteem... (more »)
SAT Trouble
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What was the purpose of the SATs? Are they still a reasonable way to test our knowledge? The SATs were originally created to test the knowledge of high school students. This test forced most schools to adopt a common curriculum and made it easier... (more »)
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Why Kindergartners Are the Same as High Schoolers
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I am a senior in high school and I have spent the last four years observing the habits of my peers. Through my additional experience working with kindergartners I have come to the conclusion Kindergartners are the same as high school students.... (more »)
Stress of School
What makes Ivy league schools so appealing? Is it merely just the name that attracts people? Being able to say, “I went to Princeton,” or, “Yeah, I got into Brown. No big deal.” For me, it was just the name. When it came time... (more »)
The Battle for Proper Grammar
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“You’re such a nerd!” chants Emily after I gladly accept another essay to review for my peer. “At least I can use commas correctly!” I quip back at her. Goodness, some people. Nothing irks me quite like a multitude of grammatical... (more »)
SAT…What is the point of words?
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The lugubrious lethargic sloth gluttonously engulfed my body with savory slurps. I then had a quotidian life of a man replaced by a phlegmatic arboreal mammal. My past life as an urbane aesthete was demolished. The sloth could not be... (more »)
Get Up and Work
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Should learning be fun? Fun learning is when you are cooperating, communicating, moving around, interacting with others, etc. taking risks are a fun thing to do when it comes to learning, even though things may get complicated. People cherish... (more »)
Should Students be Separated?
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Separation is the act or state of moving or moved apart. Separation is mostly done through or caused by the categorizing of things and put together accordingly. Separation also occurs in schools. Students, as elements of a class, should never... (more »)
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Benifits to Year Round School
I think that a year-round schooling system would be an excellent idea for many different reasons. A year- round schooling system would help not only students but staff also. YRS is a great idea. First of all, a year- round school schedule helps... (more »)
Should School Last Year-Round?
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Some students complain about school lasting all year-round.Others know how it can help them have a much better life because of their education. Students all over the United States of America ( about 3,181 schools) have school lasting all... (more »)
Open Book Examinations
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Open book exams allow the examinees to carry books and other reference material related to the subject for the exam. It may sound easy, but the questions in these types of exams are actually harder than that of closed book exams. In my opinion I... (more »)
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Exams
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Ah, exams. I feel like I've been preparing for them my entire life, or at least, ever since I entered the seventh grade. Not just any exams, but one big series of exams in particular- GCSEs. My teachers in the various schools I've... (more »)
Learning Doesn't Equal Grades
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I believe that grades don’t reflect what you learn. In Freedom Writers Erica states “You feel like you’re doing all this hard work for nothing”. I agree with Erica because grades can always be influenced by something. Sometimes in a good... (more »)
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