Essays Tagged: "Public Schools"

Choosing the Foundation for Education: Debate in Schooling Comparision of Public vs. Private schooling.

n a place that lends to their needs and wants, not only focusing on the teaching of the mind. While public schools are free (Ramasamy), private schools may offer a more artistic approach to schooling, ... oling, thus enlarging the opportunity to think independently. The debate of which school is better, public vs. private, is a continuous issue. There is an abundant amount of differences between these ...

(5 pages) 331 1 4.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

The American Education System; Cause for Rebellion

th fundamental and radical ways. The school system must be restructured. The future of the American public school system is significant because the maintenance of an informed and productive citizenry ... ital to the future of this country. Historically Americans have strongly asserted the importance of public schools in a democracy and despite growing disdain for the perceived value of the school syst ...

(6 pages) 341 1 4.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

What is the Government doing for public schools and more?

Government funding for public schools is very limited with so many schools in the United States today. I know this from exp ... sses and a variety of classes to take. My education has been lowered due to the lack of funds in my public schools.Justice is responsible for making sure the country is taken care of and that all dang ... ncies not preventable. It is perhaps the constant attention that is paid to the Federal Register by Public groups and environmentalists which protect us the most.

(1 pages) 90 2 3.3 Nov/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

An anti-uniform essay, covering several points on why uniforms should not be implemented into a school atmosphere.

Why do many schools adopt uniforms into their schools? There is even mention of some public schools adopting uniforms into their school atmosphere. Obviously, there are some pros and co ...

(2 pages) 58 1 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

This essay is all about going against School prayer.

Public schools exist to educate, not to proselytize. Religion is private,and schools are public, so ... e. Religion is private,and schools are public, so it is appropriate that the two should not mix.Our public schools are for all children, whether Catholic, Baptist, Quaker,atheist, Buddhist, Jewish, ag ... y alltaxpayers, and therefore should be free of religious observances. Whenreligion has invaded our public school system, it has singled out the loneJewish student, the class Unitarian or agnostic, th ...

(3 pages) 111 1 3.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Dress Code.

There are many problems that need to be addressed in the public schools today. The dress code being my main concern. Administrators and teachers are worried ... rt of our life so we should be able to keep things the way they are.There are many pressures in the public schools. All of a sudden in high school everything changes. Everyone takes that first merger ...

(2 pages) 62 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

This is about the ancient roman education.

school to school. However, we do know that school began each year, on March, 24th. Rome didn't have public schools, they usually had private and home schools. Most schools were very small, about one t ... re they studied Laten, Greek, grammer and literature. At the age of 16, some boy's went on to study public speaking at the rhetoric school, to prepare for a life of orator. Unfortunatly, poor children ...

(2 pages) 34 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

Standardized and high stakes testing.

"Public outcry has been heard throughout the country in recent years, as an increasing number of stat ... of Education building in downtown Phoenix. The secrecy surrounding the test prompted The Arizona Republic to sue the state to make the test public. A recent court decision sided with the newspaper ci ... the people in and around them. While standards based assessments are necessary to promote change in public schools, they should not be the only indicators of student or school success.The standards-ba ...

(7 pages) 252 1 3.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

The American Religious Experience

. There are many sanctions and rules now on what can and can't be thought or displayed to people on public property, but it wasn't always like this. In this paper I will be discussing the American rel ... I will 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 diff ...

(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 ... not implement 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. ... s that 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 stud ...

(3 pages) 87 3 3.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Should private schools receive federal and state tax money?

ovide a good environment for students to study, do research, and develop knowledge; just as well as public schools do, and they also train and teach many excellent elite students to feed back into the ... one and half times taxes, according to Wall Street Journal, more than those whose children study in public schools. The purpose of the tax money from the government is to help students register at the ...

(2 pages) 59 1 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Uniforms A positive aspect or a negative one?

UniformsA positive aspect or a negative one?Uniforms are controversial issues, especially in public schools. There have been many school board meetings to discuss them. Most students who attend ... s to its students. There are private schools in Toronto that have uniforms, and there are also some public schools. Uniforms signify the importance of school pride and spirit.I think that uniforms are ...

(3 pages) 118 3 3.5 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Public Vs. Alternative Education

Public Vs. Alternative EducationNicona KeesawFor some people, the word "education" merely means atte ... ssroom, a form of learning that will last as long as life does. In fact, during the time I spent in public school I learned a lot less about the world and life in general than I did during the time of ... the time of my nontraditional schooling. I am writing this essay to demonstrate the differences in public and alternative schools, and to explore the pros and cons of said ways of learning and why I ...

(4 pages) 72 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

How does charles dickens portray the cratchit family in '' A Christmas Carol''

en working long hours with dangerous equipment. There were three different types of schools; Public schools, Charity schools, and Ragged schools. The ragged schools were for the children who li ... also feel sorry for them. I think this book that Dickens wrote was very successful with the public because it shows how bad things were for the Cratchit family, and for any other poor family i ...

(4 pages) 38 0 3.7 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

Sex Education in Schools

w should it be taught. According to the Center for Disease control and Prevention, over 93 % of all public schools currently offer courses on sexuality or HIV/AIDS (CDCP, 44) More than 510 junior and/ ...

(4 pages) 168 0 4.8 Oct/2004

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

Why Creation Should not be Taught In School This is a outline for why evolution and not Creation should be taught in American public schools.

volution should not be taught in school.Thesis Statement: Creation should not be taught in Americas public schools due to it being unconstitutional, being impractical, and would counter the purpose of ... ools.IntroductionAttention Material: The battle over whether or not creationism should be taught in public schools has raged on for over half a centaury. "Ulysses S. Grant, 18th President of the Unite ...

(4 pages) 53 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Education private verus public

Public Education versus Private Education A person's education is one of the most important factors ... s the education itself. So when private schools came into the picture the debate then began between public and private schools.Public schools are definitely a lot more relaxed. They are equal it is no ... get to experience all the different cultures that they will have to encounter in the real world. In public schools every child is provided with an education regardless of social or economic factors. S ...

(3 pages) 95 1 3.7 Jul/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Creationism and Public Schools.

The issue of whether creationism should be taught in public schools, rather than evolution, is a new one. It has only been in the past fifty years that i ... evolution, is a new one. It has only been in the past fifty years that it has even been in debate. Public school science classes, when discussing the origins of life on Earth, coincided with Sunday s ... on's personal belief, and that is where things get complicated.To successfully teach creationism in public schools, you have to decided a definitive creationism story to base it on, and with Christian ...

(4 pages) 75 1 5.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

An Assessment on Philippine Politics, Economy and Education

Assessment on EducationIn the past few years, government had been funding public schools to augment the school's need, of course, and to improve the system of education that ... ent.Increases in funds do not automatically reflect a dramatic result in advanced performance while public education is short-funded. According to the DepEd's Adopt-a-School Secretariat, corporate ass ... hool youth and student dropout rate that reached 73 percent this year. Since the country has 41,000 public schools, there is also need to come up with strategies to reach as many schools as possible. ...

(8 pages) 98 1 4.8 Mar/2006

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Change Theory in Education

Since its inception in the late 1700s, public schools in America have undergone many changes. Thomas Jefferson's goal of state-supported ed ... tary school in each community to offer secondary schooling to all Americans. This widespread, free, public education for all is not without its critics. Education reform movements trace back as early ... that education leaders respond with programs to meet those requirements. Over 200 hundred years of public education in America has demonstrated that change is an integral part of school systems. "The ...

(5 pages) 213 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education