Janet Oleszek is a Democratic candidate running for the Board of Supervisors for the Braddock district of Fairfax County. She has been living in Fairfax County since 1973, is an education advocate, and former School Board member (2003-2007). In 2003, she set a recorded in Fairfax County by winning 87,759 votes, which is the height so far achieved. Some of her opponents for the Board of Supervisors include the Republican John Cook who is the incumbent Supervisor. Some of the key issues she plans to tackle if elected are the environment, education, and transportation and Land Use Planning. One of the tasks that Oleszek’s plans to do is improve the education system in Braddock District. She has substantial knowledge of the education system in Fairfax County from previously serving in Parent-Teacher Associations at Bonnie Brae Elementary school and Robinson High Schools. She has also served as a School Board Member. As more and more people migrate/immigrate to Northern Virginia due to the attraction of the educational programs that it provides, it continues to …show more content…
There has also been housing construction without taken into account transportation infrastructure. On of the things Oleszek plans to do to fix this issue is linking land use plans with the state transportation. She also plans to establish a region wide plan to cover other areas. This will be done by bringing all members of our community together to work on this key issue. Many reasons to support these changes include how it will reduce traffic preventing street noises in residential neighborhoods, etc. However, not all residents are interested in living in a grid system. Building new roads and houses also has a negative impact on the environment which is something Oleszek is trying to prevent. Not only those but this issue would also need a large amount of
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Kathy Copeland is currently the Vice President of Human Services at Goodwill of Orange County (GIOC). Copeland soon began working in nonprofits after graduating from University of California Los Angeles because of her passion to work with and for people. Although Copeland prioritizes her family, Copeland chose to leave being a stay-at-home mom and come back to work because of the great job opportunity here at GIOC.
Growing up as a young black African-American girl in the rural south, Atlanta Georgia to be exact was not just southern peaches and cream, but more everyday trials and tribulations that built character. Marie Linnette Scott, born on 09/21/1930 at a healthy seven pounds, 2 ounces to the late Fannie Brown and Fredrick Brown. She was the second daughter of the family and the last child. Marie was the baby in the family and brought so much joy to her family. Having a father as a farmer and a mother as a housewife taught Marie to work hard and always keep up on household duties.
“If it were that easy to reroute peoples’ life path, we should be doing it all the time for everyone” (Alexander) Alexander and Entwisle considers his students as, “urban disadvantaged”. He knew that keeping track of them was going to be one of the hardest thing. By the fifth grade, the children had scattered into the city’s 105 public elementary schools. They kept track of the students by their report cards and semiannual and then yearly interviews through high schools. Alexander and Entwisle wrote over 20 articles about each findings and the students.
To start with, the argument states that there is no reason why a policy like Garville 's shouldn 't work equally well in Waymarsh. The claim underlies the assumption that the city of Garville is similar to that of Waymarsh. But the author provides absolutely no evidence about it. Due to this unfair assumption, the argument of the author is greatly weakened. It is possible that the population in Garville is less than that in Waymarsh, and it is easy for people to commute, regardless of a traffic jam.
The dedicated and passionate Staff of the Lewiston Independent School District believe that the educational process should center on the success of its students. With the support of parents and teachers the ISD fosters a safe and positive learning environment for all its students. With the continued support of the community the Lewiston Independent School District continues to make strides and improve the quality of the education provided to its many students. Relocating To Lewiston?
Its mission is to act as an agent of change, with special emphasis on education. This foundation looked at the effectiveness of two of Baltimore’s public middle schools Knowledge is Power Program (KIPP) and Crossroads that outperformed some of Baltimore’s public K-8 schools. They found that many of the practices that made KIPP and Crossroads successful are replicable. A few examples of the practices that would have no additional cost associated with them are creating a vision that focuses staff and action in the school, communicating high expectations, increasing the role of the guidance counselor, and creating an in-house alternative to a suspension that does not disengage students from the learning process. Examples of practices that would have a cost associated with them included extending the school day, holding a summer bridge program for incoming 6th-grade students, increasing the numbers of full-time support staff, and building extra-curricular activities with student choice into the longer school day (Abell Foundation,
In recent years, in the process to mitigate cities’s population growth, planners and city government officials have implement from infill development to transit-oriented development(TOD) programs to alleviate and revitalize the city’s deteriorating downtown area. According to USP 658 course, an infill development is the act to develop under-use or vacant land parcel and TOD is the process that focus on building housing complex around transit hubs. Both of these programs do solve some problems within the city, but their motive have constraints because while it does increase housing units and have the possibility to reduce people’s reliance on private automobile—thus reducing greenhouse gas emission. These programs reduce open land that could be use to resolve the city’s growing problems on food
The Likens girls meet the Baniszewski children on the church bus. Lester had only known Gertrude Baniszewski for a few minutes before he agreed to let the girls stay with her and her family. Lester explained that he didn’t have any family in Indiana and she told him that he could leave the girls with her since she already six children of her own. Gertrude told Lester that she would keep the girls for $20 per week. She explained to Lester that he would be helping her out financially if he allowed her to take care of the girls for him.
The noise and inconvenience of these buses on narrow residential streets have caused inconveniences for citizens. Another negative externality the tech companies are creating is the effect of driving up rental prices within a walking distance of their company city bus stops. Lower-income people should not bear the brunt of the negative externalities of economic
In the United States, we are constantly building new infrastructures every day, almost to the point where it seems like there’s infinite land to keep building on. However, as we are creating new infrastructures, we are failing to maintain our old ones.
[ This middle school serves 6th-8th grade students in a low-middle class suburban area. There are approximately 800 students in this school, and the average class size is 20 students. The school has a fairly diverse population of students. 80% of students are African-American, 8% are white, and 8% are Hispanic. Eight percent of the student population is considered to have learning disabilities and 1% are classified as not being proficient in English.
CASE 1 1. Are self-evaluations being hurt? Jane Kravitz has a positive core self-evaluation and thinks she can get any job done. Jane was informed by Chuck Taylor that Lyndon Brooks’ performance is not up to the mark. But, Jane thought that she was a good manager who knew to cajole, nurture and direct her subordinates and hence had a high self-esteem.
Jekoi D. Lassiter Personal Statement UNCG School of Education Degree Objective: M.Ed. My interest in the field of Education dates back to my primary years of school. Throughout my elementary years, I was always fascinated with aiding my fellow classmates in the area of reading comprehension, through the usage of breaking apart words and using the correct skills and strategies to attack reading passages and questions. This love for literacy increased throughout my grade school career. In my senior year of High School, I was provided the opportunity to participate in an Apprenticeship where I served as a Third Grade Teacher Assistant at one of the local elementary schools.