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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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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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Stress of the Hallways
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I don't understand it. I really don't understand how teachers, administration, and sometimes even our own parents expect us high school and college students to do so extremely well when it comes to our studies given the amount of work we get. In... (more »)
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Too Much Homework
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Over the years, the education system for schools in North America has been improved and polished to the point where there are not many issues of dissatisfaction to be addressed. However, there is still the pressing issue of too much homework.... (more »)
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Do We Know Why? This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
High school students are plunged into extracurricular activities, jobs, and valuable educational experiences as well as their studies. We are preparing for our futures as doctors, members of Congress, perhaps even the next Bill Gates or Martha... (more »)
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#6
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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Yay! ...More Homework
Homework: one of the most dreaded tasks of a high school student. It is long, arduous, highly time-consuming and painful, especially essays. Swamped with homework, students work into the late hours of night and into the early hours of the... (more »)
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Students Should Sleep Soundly over Summers
As a student I find that every summer I am stuck reading a random book that I probably will not like. Then I am forced to write a report that I never actually think about. It always goes fast because I am so concerned with going outside and... (more »)
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#9
Enter School
Life starts out good, you cry, they feed you, you smile they take a picture, first words, first steps all very memorable, everything is going great. Then what do they do? Put you in School!! Pre-k through second grade is a piece of cake. Third... (more »)
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#10
Motivated, or Overachieving?
Everyone has the occasional classmate who hands in their work a week ahead of time, stapled neatly and perhaps even enclosed in a shiny new plastic folder adorned with the title and date of the assignment in... (more »)
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Homework and it's Destructive Affects
Homework isn’t good for students. Sometimes it feels like all I do is homework and studying. For what, to still get bad grades from spending way to much time on it. From my experience I have had way to much to a point where I would get home and... (more »)
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Should students have to get a 2.0 to get their...
Grades for license. That’s what some schools are saying to there students. The schools that are doing this are requiring them to have a 2.0gpa to get there license. In a attempt to raise grades. Which means if you are having hard time in school... (more »)
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Holidays: Times of Happiness
Part of every teenager’s high school is dealing with hardships. Whether it is hard class work, homework or issues with peers, everyday we deal with pressure. One of the difficulties we should never be dealing with however, is religious... (more »)
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MATH
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Math is a ladder. If all steps are followed then the ladder will ascent towards the stars. But if steps are skipped, then its victim plunges into an unforgiving sea of bewilderment and must embark upon the ladder once again. There is no way... (more »)
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Dresscodes and Uniforms
Dress Codes Imagine having a child that goes to a Junior High. Then imagine them attending a school that has a strict dress code or school uniforms. Now do you think that is fair to him/her? Uniforms don’t let you express yourself freely... (more »)
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Should High and Middle School Students have to...
Should high school students have to get up at 6 a.m. every week for 5 days a week just to go to school when a little kid that has less challenging homework gets up to get ready to go to school at 7-7:45? Teens are up later and have a more active... (more »)
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