Although it continued to be a high performing school, the school’s culture was undoubtedly changing and was evidenced by the 6,887 discipline referrals that school year. Additionally, racial, gender, and socioeconomic disparities began to emerge in the data. Of all minority students in the school, 22% had received at least one day of suspension, and minority students accounted for almost 60% of all students who had been suspended. Of all students who received free or reduced lunch, 23% had been suspended at least once. And male students accounted for more than 70% of all students who had been suspended.
Domestic violence is the main issue in Mrs. Steiner’s speech and she explains why some victims stay. Domestic violence can happen to everyone and no matter what status you are in society. It has been going on for so many years in family’s and some long-term relationships. Mrs. Steiner has a B.A in English from Harvard, she spent most of her career working for big writing company’s such as, Fortune 500, The Washington Post and Leo Burnett. Mrs. Steiner seems so successful, but behind all those achievements she had a secret of her own.
Many parents and school boards are opposed to the idea of this book due to its explicit content. Despite Looking for Alaska containing mature content, it should not be restricted from school libraries and curriculum. Miles “Pudge” Halter, the main character, meets friends at boarding school that have questionable morals and ideals. Friends Alaska and Chip introduce Miles to an assortment of drugs and alcohol. The trio is caught by teachers or administrators a handful of times, but nothing can stop them; for now anyway.
With an honor code enacted trust between teacher and student will form. A situation like the one depicted in source A would not happen. Source A is stating the irony of saying that spycams improve honor codes. There is no trust in that honor system. Source F also states that “many schools with academic honor codes allow students to take their exams without proctors present, relying on peer monitoring to control cheating”.
The largest problem presented is the sheer volume of sexual assault that actually takes place on college campuses. The number of assaults reported each year equate to an assault occurring every 98 seconds in the United States with 1 out of 5 women experiencing sexual assault at some point in their life. It is estimated that 70% of victims of sexual assault will not inform the police or campus directors. There are many theories as to what would keep a victim from speaking out against their attacker and the most pressing theory that comes into play is the fear of the victims being blamed for what happened to them. The blame an individual feels after a sexual assault is arguably the most immense difficulty that is at play with sexual assaults.
Ladies, Welcome to the seventh edition of the Gender Equity Convention! For years, women have been victims of stereotyping and gender inequality. Even today, these issues are globally controversial and are subjects of incalculable on-going debates. Although women have fought greatly for proper recognition, the gender gap continues to persist today. I’m sure in the last months you have come across Cosmopolitan magazines, at your hairdressers, at your doctors’ waiting rooms or even in your homes.
Are School Uniforms Beneficial? A major topic in schools now days is school uniforms, are they becoming more subsidiary in school environment and how they going to benefit the school system. School uniforms are very benign with bullying and cutting down time in the morning to deduce what you are going to wear to school. Kids everywhere are bullied because they do not wear what is “socially acceptable” whether it is not what they like or if they just cannot afford it. As a high school student, I understand the struggle in the mornings with getting up and having to find a good outfit to wear for school, and would it not be so much more facile if you kenned precisely what you had to get up and put on each and every day.
Throughout her entire speech a reader and the audience can say that Davis understand situations due to research and statistics. Many may know her as an award winning actress, but they don’t know much about her background and from where she came up from. Davis states “ Listen, I am always introduced as an award-winning actor. But my testimony is one of poverty. My testimony is one of being sexually assaulted and very much seeing a childhood that was robbed from me” (Davis, p.7).
Some people may say that cyberbullying outside of school is not the schools problem and can violate some rights. In Source B, the source was about how schools had no authority to discipline a child for harassment off-campus. The constitution states that, “Congress should make no aww.. Abridging the freedom of speech” which states that they cannot punish you for something that is in the constitution. Courts ruled that a school could not discipline a student for inappropiate off-campus student speech. (Source B) It also states that some students and parents have successfully argued that cyberbullies violated civil or criminal laws by inflicting a hate crime.