As source C illustrates, aisle 1 has school supplies like backpacks, notebooks, and markers while aisle 2 has whistles, pepper spray, and tasers. Parents and students are increasingly aware of the unsafe environment of schools, so they want to prepare for the worst. However, if Wicomico County Schools practice shooting drills without warning, students will take them more seriously than if it is announced that there will be a
It may seem a little invasive, but schools are permitted to use drug dogs to sniff out contraband during unannounced, random searches and it becomes a controversial problem for all. The use of drug-sniffing dogs in schools is permitted because students do not have a reasonable expectation of privacy in the school and school search did not go against the Fourth Amendment, which is the right of people to be secure in their personal spaces houses and papers. While drug dogs are becoming more and more commonplace in our public schools and to maintaining a drug-dog program can cost district estimates $12,000 and $36,000 every year. Drug dog must go through a long period of time of training and drug dogs are not dangerous to people, but instead it protects people. Without reservation, we must know the history background, advantages, and disadvantages of having a drug dog searches.
If your child was attending school then your opinions will change real quick. You would be asking the school “Why wasn’t my child more protected?” Schools need to be more prepared for things like this, even if it does cost lots of money. I will not have my life be at risk because we don’t have stronger security, anything can happen. Government is supposed to protect, this is an area that needs immediate attention. How does the killing spree of killing 28 elementary kids get your attention and make you want to open your eyes and think about other kids attending school in the United States.
School safety is an ongoing debate in America and the question of, are schools safe, will never go away but, what could be done to make it a less prominent or less talked about question. Some say that we need more law enforcement in schools, some say we should get rid of guns, and others may say that we should simply make it harder for the wrong kind of people to get guns. I feel that we should have to take a class (much like a hunting or drivers license) and a test annually in order to own guns. Many people would like a world where guns are completely banned or outlawed. While this may work on paper, you can’t deny that if we were to outlaw guns then only criminals would have them thus leaving the non-criminals defenseless.
“ It’s an easy reason to say no” (Drug Testing, Juneaempire) says Erik Phill. Peer pressure is a huge reason students do drugs, a simple solution is random drug tests. This will cause students to think twice before taking. In middle schools and high schools all around the world, teens feel the pressure of society. The most common pressure is fitting in” or wanting to be cool.¨ This directs kids to make the wrong choice, a choice made from desire.
Locker searches are another avenue to find stolen property. There are plenty pros to having locker searches now let observe the cons that are not satisfying. It is not private to have people search lockers at school. They think that only school locker searches need to happen to students that have horrifying school records. They might just keep the firearm on them contrary of bothering with putting them in their lockers.
Finding out how cruel society is at a young age is a lot to take in but gives so much in return. In the book To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee, two characters Jem and Scout learn many valuable lessons that do not necessarily come from school education. Throughout the book, valuable lessons Jem and Scout learn are more found in real-life rather than in a school atmosphere. The school life of Jem and Scout is not mentioned in the book that much, but from the scenes they are mentioned, seems to the reader that the school is protecting them and holds them back. In real-life, Scout and Jem are revealed to court cases, racism, murder, and etc.
School shootings are a serious matter that needs to be solved immediately, we don’t know when the next one will take place so we need to start now by taking precautions. This does not mean take away guns or create a more stricter gun law because the people who are willing to do this are most likely willing to get a gun illegally. But what this does mean is raise your kids the right way. If your kid has no self control in your house, how do you expect him/her to have respect and self control when they leave the house. If you raise them right and they make their mistakes after they leave the parents house then its on them, but if its because they were raised with everything just showing up in their hands with no work or deserving of anything,
Why Drug Testing is Important A quote by Malcom Gladwell states “An aggressive drug testing program would cut down on certain abuses, but it’s never going to catch everyone or even close to everyone.” As you know, drug testing is done to students athlete or not, every year. But schools in several states are wanting to require it for athletes, or students involved in extracurricular activities in Middle school. Although drug tests can be highly unliked in schools, schools should be required to test students because it can discourage drug use, identify students in need of help, and the evidence of the tests can lead to effectiveness. In school, drug testing can discourage the use of it to students. Some students fear that knowing of drug tests will pressure them into not doing drugs.
The students not supporting the protest have the right to education, but that right can be infringed upon by the protests. Thus bringing the dilemma of whether school should protect freedom of speech or the right to education. In Morse v Frederick, a high school senior had a banner saying ‘Bongs Hit 4 Jesus’ during a school sanctioned event. He believed his freedom of speech should’ve protected him from any punishments thus landing him in the Supreme Court after indecision between district and state courts. The Supreme Court ruled in favor of Morse because they deemed his speech as an advocacy for drug use (“Facts”).
Mark Mathbane’s article “ Appearances Are Destructive,” published in the August 26, 1993, issue of New York Times, discusses the best use of school dress codes in order to develop learning and protect the students. Mathbane states that not having school dress code will cause learning distractions among the students, and raise competition among student over materialistic. Moreover, students will commit crimes in order to make money for expensive clothes. The reason students tend to pay more attention to clothes in school because cool clothes give them status and gaining them respect from the peers. In order to respond to the civil libertarians argue that dress codes break the rule of Americans freedom of expression; Mathbane notes that this
Zero Tolerance: More Harm than Good The punishment does not always fit the crime. Zero tolerance was initially defined as a policy that enforces automatic suspensions and expulsions in response to weapons, drugs, and violent acts in school. Today these polices have changes to include a range of less serious offenses such as violation of dress code, writing on the desk, and tardiness. Zero tolerance policies began as a way to protect children from potentially violent situations. Over the years, these policies designed to protect are now doing more harm than good.
As previously stated, not everyone in the United States wants to completely disappear the second amendment of the constitution. As we know that Texas is one of the states that is on favor of gun rights, and is less likely to get strict gun control laws. Teachers in elementary schools have the opportunity to share the importance of safety against any attacks to their elementary schools to young students. Parents have also the opportunity to approve for teachers to teach about these topics. If parents continue to ask for these teachings to help their children realize the importance of these safety educational topics, districts of these elementary schools will begging to hear the controversy, so will the government eventually.
Some people say that racial slurs are why they ban some books, but most kids are gonna learn about racial slurs in their social studies class anyway. So why not let them better prepare themselves by reading a more challenging and mature book. Therefore, I believe that school board members should not ban books from the school library because, students can get more of a challenge from certain books, you also can get many life lessons from a more mature book, and students also get more of a choice which means more books to read. So I think it is completely wrong to ban books from the school
The influx of these populations especially impacted our school systems that now had many students that needed help learning English. In places like Los Angles the solution was to put them into special schools to help them get more attention to learn English. The Hispanic community became in an uproar about this because the school system was segregating their kids, which was a violation of the 14th Amendment. In Delgado vs. Bastrop Independent School District, it was ruled that the schools could not separate the Hispanic children unless a scientific test in first grade ruled that they need English instruction (Spring, 399). Although they liked the end of segregation, schools still could separate based on the English tests so many