Essays Tagged: "High school diploma"

American Education System - Decentralized Organization

econdary education involves twelve years of schooling the successful completion of which leads to a high school diploma. A distinct feature of the American educational system is its decentralized orga ... es with a free education. The idea of private schools however has a definite advantage in providing high quality education for those who can afford it. Its intent is to create individuals well prepare ...

(2 pages) 158 0 5.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

This paper discuss how important having an education is. It discusses how formal education guarantes power among society.

effective one must have some type of education. Most jobs in today's society require one to have a high school diploma. If one does not have a job he or she really cannot be effective in today's soci ... not experience this he or she will never have power or know how to use it. I remember when I was in high school; my aunt was applied for a job as an administrative supervisor at a healthcare center. T ...

(3 pages) 397 2 5.0 Jul/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

"I'm A Fool" by Sherwood Anderson

es that stealing, swearing, getting drunk, and bandaging horses is of far greater importance than a high school diploma or university degree. Anderson is implementing irony because what the narrator s ...

(2 pages) 21608 1 5.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Teen pregnancy with both it's causes and effects.

dollars to help families thatbegan with a teenage birth (Teen Pregnancy). The UnitedStates has the highest estimate of teen pregnancy and birthsin the western industrialized world (Teen Pregnancy). O ... birthsin the western industrialized world (Teen Pregnancy). Onlyone-third of teen mothers receive a high school diploma, andeighty percent of unmarried teen mothers end up on welfare(Teen Pregnancy). ...

(3 pages) 244 0 4.4 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

"Why should the Driver license policy be issued?".

good and a well-educated choice that should bemade across. The policy that states, you must have a high school diploma or a graduationequivalent degree in order to apply for a driver's license is goo ...

(2 pages) 23 1 0.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

THis essay is about Working for Welfare (workfare) and why I disagree with the idea.

to get jobs from workfare. More than half of the welfare recipients in New York State do not have a high school diploma and 45 percent of welfare recipients in New York City have the lowest level of l ...

(2 pages) 51 0 4.5 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

When Harsh Reality Hits- stats and research about 10th grade level high school drop outs

How would you want to work at McDonalds the rest of your life? When someone drops out of high school there is a good chance that is where they will end up. Dropping out of high school with ... the twenty nine nations of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) leave high school without receiving a diploma. These particular individuals have probably since discovered ... aper. Studies from around the world document the economic challenges faced by those who drop out of high school. Most employers tend to consider job applicants only if they hold a General Education De ...

(2 pages) 43 0 2.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

College tuition

arnings of a college graduate is at 1 million more than the overall earnings of someone with only a high school diploma. So in the end something good is coming out of spending the money to graduate fr ... faculty salaries and rising technology also construction costs. Students want better computer labs, high speed internet connections, lavish dormitories, and high tech fitness centers somebody has to p ...

(2 pages) 126 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Professional Football Player

Very little education is required in order to become a professional football player. In fact, a high school diploma is all that is required by the National Football League. However, professional a ... ball player is to advance with their team. On average, the salariesfor players on winning teams are higher than the salaries of those on losing teams. The second area of opportunity for advancement oc ...

(3 pages) 45 0 3.9 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Workaday World: Crack Economy

iew at a law office, where a lawyer bluntly informs her that she is unqualified because she lacks a high school diploma or a resume. She is similarly dismissed at an employment office when she admits ... dder was possible for educated white men a decade ago, there is little opportunity for dark-skinned high school dropout like Primo to do the same. The best he can hope for in the way of legal work is ...

(4 pages) 44 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Coming of Age/Getting my Diploma

When I hold my High school diploma, I get such a feeling of accomplishment and self-growth. I'll never forget that ...

(4 pages) 24 0 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

A Case Study in Cultural Poverty

rios poverty will always be a part of our normal society, because even if the standard of living is higher, the lowest ten percent will always be considered below poverty level. The people who were po ... have the proper education to move up in society's standards. Many of these people don't even have a high school diploma let alone any college education. Without the proper education employers are hesi ...

(1 pages) 47 0 3.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

A career in pediatric medicine

ics. School is the hardest part of becoming a doctor. First off, some classes recommended in high school are; chemistry, biology, psychology, and math. After receiving your high school diploma, ... ctors go back to school to specialize in a certain area of medicine. Pediatrics is among the highest earnings of occupations and has many opportunities fir advancement. During residency they ea ...

(3 pages) 55 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

This explains how chefs do to get started and what they do.

linary arts. Students need basic food handling, preparation, and cooking skills. You have to have a high school diploma and pass some tests to get in to colleges of culinary arts. A chef needs ...

(1 pages) 23 0 3.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Training and Development Plan.

nt is more than just training; it must become a way of life. We hire people who have no more than a high school diploma or GED. They are talented individuals, and we provide them with challenging oppo ... loyees at SMC have been promoted due to their tenure with the company and all employees only have a high school education. We are going to hire a external company to assist in the training and impleme ...

(2 pages) 654 0 4.2 Jan/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

High School Exit Exam: The Controversy

United States high school students are graduating today without basic skills in math, reading, and writing. Employ ... are graduating today without basic skills in math, reading, and writing. Employers generally assume high school graduates are fully capable of understanding, writing, and conversing in English, and ab ... uates in the basics to turn them into productive employees. Employers can no longer conclude that a high school diploma implies an educated person. Colleges are also finding the need to provide for re ...

(3 pages) 62 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

The Value of a College Education

des, as the gap between earnings for graduates with bachelor's degree and those with no more than a high school diploma widened. In 1980, bachelor's degree holders earned 60 percent more than workers ... vailable reveal what companies report and do not show the subtle differences in selection. "Men had higher average earnings than women with similar educational attainment....Men with professional degr ...

(7 pages) 135 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Subway Restaurant Owner's Interview

nted family. She had two brothers, and she was the only girl in her family. Rohini's mom received a high school diploma, and her dad received a bachelor's degree. In India, her dad owned a brick facto ...

(3 pages) 72 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Product Placement Analysis of the movie "Click" by Adam Sandler

middle to upper-middle class males,ages 17-25 years, no children, an annual income of $16,000 +, a high school diploma and higher, living at home or on own, parents both career oriented, seeks for te ... al of the brand products, those were purposely related to the film, is to remind viewers of the new high-tech devices that are designed to keep life more organized and faster equipped. As you can see ...

(2 pages) 26 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Benefits of higher education: An essay on Caroline Bird's article "College is a Waste of Time and Money"

Today, when the cost of higher education keeps raising, many people question themselves - is college really worth going to? ... its graduates and their future lives is incomparable. Income of a college graduate is significantly higher than income of a high school graduate. Society also benefits from Far gone those days when a ... benefits. College graduates with a bachelor's degree earn substantially more than those with only a high school education, and attending college enriches students' lives in other ways that are long la ...

(4 pages) 64 0 0.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education