Essays Tagged: "public school system"

Church and State

f many religions, and many people want to allow a religious view of creationism to be taught in the public school system. The foundation of evolution is based upon the belief that the origin of all or ... tations stand. Creationists have openly requested that when the discussion of origins occurs in the public school system, both the model of creation and evolution be presented side by side.Initially, ...

(4 pages) 150 1 3.3 Mar/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

What went wrong with America's schools

begun in increase. But American students must play catch-up with the rest of the world, and todays public school system is not prepared to facilitate the major leap forward that our educational syste ... pared to facilitate the major leap forward that our educational system needs.Before 1965, America's public school system was producing better educated students with less money and fewer supplies than ...

(12 pages) 222 0 3.7 Nov/1994

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Looking at social class from the perspective of a grade school student

stitutions in our society. The place where many of these divisions are most obvious to me is in our public school system. When the children enter middle schoolssocial groups begin to form and separate ...

(3 pages) 62 0 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Educational and Social Advantages of bilingual children.

are many arguments for and against, the implementation or maintenance of bilingual programs in the public school system, in the final analysis, bilingual education should be encouraged in the public ... successful economically and benefit more to their communities than their single-language peers. Our public services employ staff as translators in order to keep abreast of the constantly growing immig ...

(6 pages) 270 0 4.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Public Schools.

as been a great deal of debate over what controls the government should maintain or relinquish. The public school system has long been a source of frustration. Many feel the schools would be run more ... t the municipal governments face,they would be more able to adapt to change. Since the operation of public schools is more bureaucratic and centralized than private subsidized schools, it is expected ...

(3 pages) 74 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

"The TRUE Objectives of a Public School System"

Did you ever wonder what the true objectives of a public school system are? Sure, they want to give knowledge to children, as well as make them future ... n Taylor Gatto has some different opinions on the subject. He is the author of "Against School: How public education cripples our kids and why," and in this article he discusses possible ulterior moti ... in this article he discusses possible ulterior motives for our public schools. In fact, our current public school system is entirely based upon the educational system of the military state of Prussia. ...

(3 pages) 70 0 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Hold Me, I'm a Fermata. Research Paper on Music Education and the effects of music upon the brain.

Music education in the public school system is essential to the successful development of wisdom in young students. Persona ...

(7 pages) 61 1 4.7 May/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Articulating What a Text Reveals About Its Context: "Learning to Read" by Malcolm X

onvey the message that the reader should strive to look for more than what is taught to them by the public school system, to, in a way, look outside the box.The three portions of the rhetorical triang ... “Learning to Read,” the main audience is comprised of those who are being educated by the public school system. The author of “Learning to Read” is, simply, Malcolm X. Malcolm X wa ...

(4 pages) 22 0 3.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Linguistics

Education Reform

is a fundamental right. Yet that is not the case, not the case because like so many things in life, public education revolves around money. And because of such, education reform that is much needed is ... billions on aide to foreign countries, when only a fraction of that would be needed to fix a broken public school system. It seems illogical that we can spend so much money on things outside this coun ...

(4 pages) 45 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Injustices On American Children: Lack Of Equality And Funds Allocated By The Local, State, And Federal Governments

courts have tried to develop laws and amendments to end these forms of discrimination. One issue of public opinion is that of the discrimination that occurs within the public school systems involving ... es, describes the struggle of children in unprivileged inner city schools and their battle with the public school system. The less wealthy, inner city students do not receive adequate schooling compar ...

(6 pages) 25 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Downfall of Educational Expectations

the condition of Americas educational system. The main theme of both essays are a criticism of the public school system in America. While both authors have different objections and problems with the ... l." Harper's Magazine. November 1993.Ravitch, Diane. "Back to Basics: Test Scores Don't Lie." New Republic. March 6, 1989.

(3 pages) 32 0 0.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Embracing the past to see the

Mike Rose's "I Just Wanna Be Average" essay sheds light on troubled youth within the public school system. It makes you long for the days of American pride and service. Students placed ...

(3 pages) 32 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Sex education --

Perhaps one of the most controversial issues arising today is that of sex education in America's public school system. In today's world, where information travels at the speed of light and mass med ...

(6 pages) 77 2 3.4 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Sex education -- 2

Perhaps one of the most controversial issues arising today is that of sex education in America's public school system. In today's world, where information travels at the speed of light and mass med ...

(6 pages) 72 1 2.7 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Having our say

r (103 years old) and sweeter of the sisters. The first colored high school teacher in the New York Public School System, "Sadie" considers herself to be the Booker T. Washington of the sisters, alway ...

(1 pages) 5 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Brown Vs. Board Of Education

atment still existed. There always have been struggles for integration, of the United States public school system, ever since the infamous Plessy v. Ferguson Supreme Court Decision. Plessy v. F ... ty. In 1929, the state of Alabama spent $36 per white student and only $10 per black student in its public schools (Lindup). These differences aggravated many people, especially the father of a little ...

(5 pages) 50 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Casino Gambling

This is money that can be injected into our programs that need this money desperately, such as our public school system or to help ease the property taxes. To demonstrate the benefit of the revenue, ...

(3 pages) 27 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Many people believe that living in America is a right,

ur workforce, not paying taxes, and using our taxes to pay for their children to be educated in the public school system. The first misconception that I'm going to address is America has enough ...

(2 pages) 320 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Is prayer in school legal or morally acceptable? Students, parents

they also aren't enough reason to take something as important as religion away from our children in public schools. The first amendment states; "Congress shall make no law respecting an establi ... l of Rights 1971). This single phrase, a mere sixteen words, has stirred up much controversy in our public school system because everyone wants to interpret it differently (positive 1). Taken at face ...

(3 pages) 412 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Homeschool for the Future

m with good morals, common sense, and a knowledge base gained only through a good education. Is the public school system giving today's children all these things they need to succeed and become the fu ... 's children all these things they need to succeed and become the future of our country? Because the public school system is failing today's children in so many ways, parents must take up the banner an ...

(3 pages) 36 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education