Every couple of months when tuning into the news, it’s often heard of debates about public schools bringing in school uniforms. It’s often thought that the uniforms will solve multiple problems such as violence, behavior, and safety of the attending students. It is also said that it will help parents with expenses because they won’t have to keep up with the demands of expensive clothing from teenagers today. If your opinion made a difference in the decision of wearing school uniforms at your school, would you choose to wear them or be against the idea? Do you believe school uniforms make a difference in the lives of students attending schools?
To defend themselves against these Western ideas they reasserted the defence of their culture and religion. Mirza found that 37% of 16-24 year old Muslims prefer Sharia Law to British Law today. Furthermore, she found that many young women choose to wear the hijab. This is evidence to show that some minority ethnic
The ideal was to establish a set of basic academic standards that all students should achieve, hold the schools accountable for meeting these standards for all students, ←and→ then give educators the choice of how to meet the standards. The way NCLB is currently being administered must be fixed, otherwise we will have both new ←and→ seasoned talented teachers leaving the profession in droves. Although reading ←and→ math tests would remain in the administration's proposal, schools could also include student performance in other subjects as part of overall measurements of progress. Critics say that the current education law has narrowed the curriculum for students:→ Many teachers zero in on math ←and→ reading at the expense of other subjects to help students prepare for the required tests. (Douglas) Students need a well-rounded education," the blueprint declares, and it cites disciplines including history, civics, foreign languages, and the arts.
A recent study conducted in schools from frenchtoast.com was to see if the schools had as improved the tolerance and sense of belonging, to increased safely and academic performance. These studies have shown that a fixed dress code does promote good behavior and helps students achieve higher test scores. However, parents have expressed concerns because their child or children are not allowed to express who he or she truly is. (BlueSuitMom) Another issue that has many people worried throughout the United States is the rising cost of these uniforms to stay in compliance with the schools dress codes. Many cities like Long Beach, California, Dade County, Florida, and Houston, Texas in which the school itself provides two to three
Issues in Multicultural Education Dionne Golden EDU 230 5/11/2014 Jamie Morris Issues in Multicultural Education Student population in the United States has become culturally diverse, so it is imperative that educators provide an equitable education for all students. Cultural pluralism must be the goal in education in all educational experiences provided to students. This paper will explore concerns and challenges in multicultural education in the United States. Some of the things that pose a problem in multicultural education are; intuitional and programmatic reform, in particular the politics, teacher recruitment and how to address the increase of a culturally diverse student population, and what an effective teacher education program would do for multicultural education. The Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics data revealed, one of every three students enrolled in elementary and secondary schools today is of racial/ethnic minority background.
These students also come from a variety of religions. Muslims, Christians, Taoists, Buddhists, atheists, humanists. When a students who is fresh out of home enters this situation, what is the impression bestowed on them? Many of us, who are at a transitional time of our lives, tend to adapt certain practices foreign to our routine religious rituals. A Pilipino Muslim girl might not wear a headscarf, and if a Malaysian Muslim girl wants to fit in, she’ll most probably remove her headscarf too.
Public School Uniforms: A Requirement For decades the subject of requiring a uniform in the public schools in America has been contentious issue with parents, administrators, and students alike. There are social, economic, and safety benefits to establishing a uniform policy. The decision of what type, color, or style of uniform there will be, should include the students, parents, and school administrators. With a well thought out and enforceable uniform policy, public schools will have a much safer and orderly environment for learning. The term “uniform” describes a variation of options for dress at an education institution.
The coeducation and the segregation by sex of the student in any educational place, either high school or university, is one of the most controversial topics in the Middle East and now in the United States. The coeducation is the integrated education of males and females in the same institution. There are some associations over the world did some statistics and researches about this topic. This is topic is important because the coeducational school might affect the educational level of the student. I realized some of the results of the coeducational schooling since I was in the middle school so, I like to do some researches and find more information about it.
An ongoing debate that seems to be at the center of much attention is whether community service should be mandatory in America's high schools. Numerous schools across the country have mandated that in order for their students to graduate, they must complete a predetermined amount of community service. This action though has been met with opposition from various groups who have denounced its mandatory enforcement. Proponents of mandatory community service argue that it helps build leadership skills in students and better prepares them for future jobs in which leadership is valued. It also serves as a symbiotic relationship between the volunteer and the recipient.
Rules Were Meant To Be Broken… As Vista Del Lago students we are expected to follow all school rules. We even must sign a contract at the beginning of every school year saying we agree to the rules. That being said, obviously we, as students, could care less about the dress code rules that they try to enforce. Many of us feel that if it’s hot, why shouldn’t we be allowed to wear slightly more revealing clothing, such as tank tops, skirts, and shorts? While we are allowed to wear several of the aforementioned items, there are limits.