5.06 * Nile Verleur 4/11/15 Article 1 Report: Our High Schools May Not Adequately Prepare Dropouts For Unemployment 1. What is the essential cultural observation or situation being satirized? What clues lead you to this conclusion? * This article satirizes the lack of support geared towards creating successful students and the misuse of support programs and resources applied towards the failing and less successful students. For example, the author uses sarcasm to point out the lack of support for students when he quotes, “Our public high schools place too much focus on preparing kids for professional careers.” The author later criticizes the unorganized approach teachers take towards the discipline and teaching of students when he quotes, ‘"Educators do a lot to ensure that the most hopeless students slip through the cracks...
Students are more misbehaved and disrespectful now more than ever in today’s society. Parents are failing education by not correcting their child’s behavior before sending them into a school filled with more misbehaved children. Teachers are failing students by not believing 100% in what they are teaching. School systems are failing by not spending the funds that they are given, appropriately and allowing class sizes to grow beyond a teacher’s ability to control. Society is failing students by placing extremely low expectations on students and their achievement in academics as well as in life.
Uniforms in Public Schools Nan Cheri Doran Comp/150 February 7, 2010 Dr. Benjamin Should your child wear school uniforms? This questions is one many parents and students are facing today. The implementation of uniforms in public schools has become a controversial issue across the nation, and opinions are very different among students, parents, teachers, and school administrators. Some believe that requiring uniforms inhibits individuality and would be more costly for individuals with limited financial means. Others believe by removing socioeconomic differences student equality would be created.
Notes for “Whose Lathe?” by Ursula K. Le Guin Thesis 1: School boards should not have the power to ban books based on personal beliefs and comfort level. Thesis 2: While choosing books for students is important for their education, giving them the freedom to make their own choices, even in such small instances, surpasses that importance. Thesis 3: The concept of free choice is far more humane than that of censorship. Final Thesis: Censorship placed upon school books rids students of their choice in reading thus school boards should not have the audacity to ban books solely because they do not accord with their personal opinions and levels of comfort. Proof: * “In discussion, teachers pointed out that since it is the policy of the Washougal School District to assign an alternative book to any student who objects on any grounds to reading an assigned one, the attempt to prevent a whole class from reading a book was an attempt to change policy, replacing free choice by censorship” – pg, 257, 1st paragraph * “Censorship, here or in Russia or wherever, is absolutely anti-democratic and elitist.
Fear of the Unknown 2.10 Spencer Aksland Assignment 10.2 Part 2: Persuasive Essay IS17501986 Why are students forced to wear school uniforms? Uniforms are an unneeded tool of conformity used in schools today to rob students of their freedom of self-expression. Students express their creativity through their clothing and appearance. No school has the right to strip us of our individuality. It is important to let students to wear what they please because it shows others that they are different from everybody else and not just another drone in the system.
Having school uniforms is not necessary, and there are many reasons to prove why schools should not make their students wear uniforms. The other side might say that school uniforms are appropriate and if their was not a dress code then people would wear inappropriate things. Well why not just draw a line, kids can wear what they want but if it’s to inappropriate then they have to change and get a detention. The principle should just give out a note in the beginning of the year saying what to wear and the lines of the length of the shorts. For the boys they can’t wear their shorts or pants to long with a chain.
Do you believe school uniforms make a difference in the lives of students attending schools? In the opinion of most high school students today, uniforms won’t make a difference. Around the world students are required to wear school uniforms to help their education. As of 2006 roughly one in five schools in the United States had some type of dress requirement. (“Update: School Uniforms.”) Schools in the United States are getting stricter when it comes to dress codes.
Should students be required to wear a uniform to school? That is the question that has been raised for discussion here today. Private schools have long been known for having school uniform policies. Now some public schools such as ours are deciding whether they want their students to wear a school uniform. Some people argue that requiring students to dress a certain way takes away their sense of creativity and individuality.
Landon Stewart Mrs. Luker Government A4 10/23/12 Cons of School Uniforms There are many schools in the U.S. that require their students to wear uniforms, and there are more that don't. I believe that school uniforms should not be required for a few reasons. Uniforms take away from a person's individual identity and freedom to express himself or herself. They can be costly to people depending on a family’s financial status. School uniforms can also be a very uncomfortable fashion that students would not take a liking to.
Many students today don’t like wearing uniforms to school because they want to keep up with the latest fashion. What they don’t know is uniforms could prepare them for the future. Most careers in today’s world wear uniforms; such as policemen, firefighters, nurses, and doctors. Wearing uniforms can prepare them to be professional in the working world. The Importance of Enforcing Uniforms in Schools Enforcing uniforms in school could prevent gang violence from happening in the schools.