Essays Tagged: "school officials"

Seperation of Church and State

Court whose verdict came to be an overruling of the district court. This case dealt with the public school district of New Hyde Park, New York. The problem in this case was that school officials were ... als were allowing a school prayer at the beginning of the day. A main political issue within public schools involves the First Amendment, how the school system enforces certain things and how schools ...

(6 pages) 443 1 4.6 Sep/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Teens and Sex

An increasing problem on high school campuses and one of the mainconcerns of parents, school officials, and the government is teen ... ny diseases it cancause. One solution that has been proposed is to distribute condoms inpublic high schools. This is a topic that is controversial and has beenhotly debated for years. There are people ... y worsen the problem rather than solve it.The reason that people want to distribute condoms in high school is totry to prevent teenage pregnancy, sexually transmitted diseases, and (Iseparate this fro ...

(3 pages) 234 1 3.4 Oct/1995

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

Schools missing $1 million in textbooks from last year in Palm Beach county.

Schools missing $1 million in textbooks from last yearMaybe Palm Beach County's students love readin ... rom last yearMaybe Palm Beach County's students love reading more than anyone realized. In the last school year, they failed to return nearly $1 million worth of the school district's textbooks.A stat ... $1 million worth of the school district's textbooks.A state audit released this week criticizes the school district for its collection procedures in gathering lost or stolen textbooks that totaled $96 ...

(2 pages) 33 0 4.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Homeschooloing.

ducate their children at home because of security, morality and educational quality reasons. Public schools are worried about the accreditation of home schools and their loss of enrollment. Either way ... accreditation of home schools and their loss of enrollment. Either way, authorities usually require school officials to cooperate with the parents of home schooling.Home schooling is on the rise accor ...

(2 pages) 41 0 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

The first amendment.

has been debated for years. An example of the First Amendment in debate is in the case of Hazelwood School District v. Kuhlmeier. In this case the people (Respondents) First Amendment rights were viol ... n this case the people (Respondents) First Amendment rights were violated by the principal of their school. Their rights were violated because the principal deleted two articles from the school newspa ...

(3 pages) 128 0 2.6 Jan/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Privacy vs safety. this essay is about exactly what the title says, such as in schools and so forth. relating it to 1st amendment and problems that occur. pro privacy

Declaration of Safety In SchoolsMany students complain that their First Amendment right to free speech and their Fourth Amend ... speech and their Fourth Amendment protections of privacy are unfairly restricted while they are in school. Many back the Supreme Court's decision in 1969, that states that "students do not shed their ... ts do not shed their constitutional rights to freedom of speech or the protection of privacy at the schoolhouse gate." But, it also went on to say that "School officials may curb student speech or pri ...

(3 pages) 73 0 3.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The American Religious Experience

be discussing the American religious experience in regards to the impact religion has in the public schools.Since 1776 the United States has grown from a nation of relatively few religious differences ... us differences to one of countless religious groups. This expanding pluralism challenges the public schools to deal creatively and sensitively with students professing many religions or no religion. T ...

(5 pages) 115 1 4.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Public Schools should not implement school Uniforms By: Tan Ly

Public schools should not implement school uniforms because uniforms are a false remedy for serious underly ... plement school uniforms because uniforms are a false remedy for serious underlying issues in public schools, and children's homes. We are all born different; therefore, no two people are alike. The sc ... brand name clothing is the cause of much and teasing, and creates discipline problems in our public schools. Many school officials also believe that clothes can be distracting to someone's study, and ...

(3 pages) 87 3 3.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Funds for the Imagination Deals with supporting more funding for the arts in the public school system.

Fund$ for the ImaginationMany public schools have significantly reduced or completely cut funding for art education programs. States have ... as significant as the need for more academic based programs like mathematics, history and science. School officials believe that students must prepare and become accustomed to standardized testing to ... ing skills learned through art, to exceed in standardized testing as well as many other subjects in school, and life practices in general. Public school systems should apply more funds for art educati ...

(4 pages) 121 4 4.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Hazing:Not Just for Frat Boys Anymore!

lly abused by their peers. However, over the past decade this concern has become a major problem in schools across the nation. The threat I speak of is hazing! For those people who do not know, hazing ... realizing how much of a problem hazing really has become.Hazing has become a much bigger problem on school campuses across the United States than school officials and parents realize. When hazing was ...

(3 pages) 26 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

How an employee motivates his/her customers

Topic: How an employee motivates his/her customers. The Castries Comprehensive Secondary School is an organisation, which strives to achieve the goal of providing the service of education t ... ch students are effectively motivated to learn. The faculty at the Castries Comprehensive Secondary School, therefore, cooperates with students to arouse enthusiasm, which directs them to be more prod ...

(3 pages) 66 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

School District Bans To Kill a Mockingbird because of racist language. Do you agree with their decision?

oncepts. The same is happening now in our current time, in Muskogee, Oklahoma. Recently, a panel of school officials has taken "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee, off the freshmen reading list. The ... d almost 500 years ago? Linda Campbell was brave enough to publish a news article going against the school board's decision, by saying there decision was, "Over-protectionism that interferes with a sc ...

(2 pages) 33 2 2.7 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

Dream Journal related to Psychology

ngerous, the mind will figure out a way to make it safer. After the shooting in Platte Valley, many school officials are worried about how the students are handling this event. In "The Windsor Tribune ... dures can be. Every single one of the procedures can be a physical and mental strain on the all the school officials and students. The emotional strain was also another big worry that the weld county ...

(3 pages) 31 0 3.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

School Prayer

en of major importance, and always will be.One of the many debatable issues relating to religion is school prayer. The diverse group of people opposed to school prayer realize how important learning a ... e opposed to school prayer realize how important learning about other religions is to children, but school is not the right place for these teachings. I'm not about to say, as many people believe, tha ...

(6 pages) 55 0 5.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

School Shootings

It's a typical day in a high school classroom. Students are going about their usual agendas - working on geometry homework, readi ... y.Suddenly, it happens. Shots ring out. Quick. Loud. Resonant.The students are suddenly aware their school is under siege.Would they know what to do or how to get out? And after it's over, would they ... seling? But most importantly, could it have been avoided? Following the tragic shootings of 12 high school students and a teacher at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colo., many school officials ar ...

(8 pages) 48 0 5.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Hazing In College

n some cases leads up to death. Third, nothing is being done in order to put a stop to hazing. Many school officials hand out small punishments when larger road blocks should be used. Early interferen ... obert McNamera received a phone call saying there was an accident at the University of Vermont, the school in which his son Jon attended. Apparently he had slipped and fell, and was now dead. Apparent ...

(5 pages) 357 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

School Uniforms

School Uniforms There have been hundreds of thousands of arguments about uniforms. Mostly arguments ... of thousands of arguments about uniforms. Mostly arguments about how useless they are. But why are schools trying to impose such a thing on students in a country where it is "the land of the free."&# ... ny battles have been fought for freedom, so why throw away all the hard work.The assumption is that schools will have less discipline problems, an increase in attendance, higher test scores, and an ov ...

(5 pages) 15 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

It is said that school uniforms gives pupils a sense of identity and encourages good discipline. Do you agree?

Nearly all students do not support school uniforms; however they do not know the benefits in wearing them. However, does wearing school ... does wearing school uniforms really give pupils a sense of identity and encourages good discipline? Schools keep emphasizing that uniforms is a must to maintain students' behavior. Is this really true ... arning zone. Revealing clothes would be banished and females will be much more discipline.Secondly, school uniforms ensure that every student is equal. No bullying of poorer students would occur. Also ...

(2 pages) 23 0 2.3 Jul/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Bullying

School environments can be one of exclusion rather than inclusion. Children form their own groups or ... ul time. Many children may not learn the best interaction skills at home and possibly this is where schools can make a difference. First, as educators we must be aware of some of the social situations ... rst, as educators we must be aware of some of the social situations that children must cope with at school.Bullying is a general term used to describe the tactics of aggression onto another person. Un ...

(3 pages) 30 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

School Uniforms Mandatory uniforms is an answer t

The wearing of uniforms in more of the nation's public schools has been a much-talked about issue recently, with President Clinton and several members of C ... ecently, with President Clinton and several members of Congress voicing their support.Supporters of school uniforms say social and economic classes would no longer be revealed by students' clothing, s ... f clothing they chose to wear. Proponents assert that uniforms will reduce this type of violence in schools and, therefore, make classes safe and orderly.Uniforms have been shown to reduce absentee ra ...

(2 pages) 10 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community