Prevent Coercive Prayer in Public Schools

The First Amendment to the Constitution of the United States of America reads: “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof. ” This amendment, commonly called the Establishment Clause, forms the foundation of the right of every American to practice their chosen religion freely and without the … Read more

School Violence

Violence in schools has spread widely throughout the nation. This has caused many problems among students, families, faculty of schools, and residents of the areas. However, their are many possible ways we can stop all this violence in schools. Almost three-fourths of the United States teens are afraid of violent crime amongst their peers(Apfel 23). … Read more

Prayer in Public Schools: Should It Be Constitutional

The courts have ruled against prayer in school. Many agree with decision; yet many disagree including myself. Prayer should be allowed in public school because it is already practiced, it prevents immoral acts, and it enhances the learning environment. The issue of prayer in school has been debated in the U. S. since the North … Read more

Private school vouchers

Proposals to use private school vouchers, a marketplace strategy, as a mechanism by which to improve the general quality of public education have produced a lively debate. Frequently, that debate has degenerated into a disagreement about whether public schools are as good as private schools or whether a given private school is better than a … Read more

The Use Of Pencils As Weapons

Violence in our schools has always been a problem, now more than ever before. Each year many students are injured and some are even killed during so-called ‘school-yard brawls. ‘; In fact, more than 1,000 students are seriously injured per year during school violence in California alone. (http://www. geocities. com/area51/stats/7403. html) In most cases of … Read more

Breathalyzers in school

Recently at Longmeadow High School it became mandatory to pass an alcohol-screening test before entering a school dance. This breathalyzer will detect alcohol on ones breath. No student that has been drinking will be admitted to the event. Longmeadow High School has recently purchased breathalyzers which teacher chaperones administer to all students entering a school … Read more

School Lunches

A visit to a school lunchroom at noon would quickly dispel any preconceived view of how lunch goes down in children. Most youngsters will dive for the cookies first eat a bite or two out of the sandwich and the apple, throw away the rest, and turn to the serious business of snack foods. There … Read more

Distribution of Condoms in Public High Schools

The school system already has classes on sexual education; these classes are based mainly on human anatomy. Most schools do not teach their students about relationships, morals, respect, self-discipline, self-respect, and most importantly contraceptives. Everyday students engage in sexual activity, many of them with out condoms. This simple act jeopardizes these students futures and possibly … Read more

Secondary Science Teacher Career Analysis

After obtaining a bachelors degree in science, most people begin to scour the job market. Many people may find difficulty obtaining a job pertaining to science without a masters degree. Rather than give up people tend to explore their options. Some people continue their education to ensure their success in the science industry. Others explore … Read more

Year Round School: An Annual Mistake

Throughout time education has been considered a process that every so often must be improved. The education quality in the U. S. has declined over the years and people have been looking for a way to make improvements. A more recent proposal has been to go from a traditional nine-month schedule to an all year … Read more