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The Purpose of a High School Education
In September, I wrote that the purpose of a high school education is to transition a child to adulthood. While it is true that this transition usually happens during high school, looking back, I don’t think that this is the purpose of high school. Really, this transition isn’t something high school can make singlehandedly,...
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An Analysis of Bullying in High School
Bullying in high school “What if the kid you bullied at school, grew up, and turned out to be the only surgeon who could save your life?” (Lynette Mather) Bullying is a serious issue and happens in different atmospheres worldwide. There is a never-ending list of statistics about bullying available to inform people and...
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An Analysis of Schoolies Can Be the Best- And-Worst of Times, an Article by Michael Short
As schoolies once again can be seen on the horizon, as usual, a debate on whether or not to endorse it arises. In the article Schoolies can be the best- and worst- of times (The Age, October 25, 2014), Michael Short adamantly contends that schoolies, however popular it may be, has degenerated into a dangerous activity that...
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An Introduction to the Issue of Dropouts from High School in the United States
Each year, about 1.2 million students fail to graduate from high school. That implies that every school day, 7,000 American high school students become dropouts. Thither is a high school dropout epidemic in America. Each year, about one third of all public high school scholars and nearly one half of all blacks, Hispanics an...
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An Argument on the Grading System of Grade 12 Classes
Case Study and Analysis: "A is for Average" Case study It was what Millie had always wanted. After two years of teaching
Romeo and Juliet to giggling grade 9s, she was finally given a section of
grade 12 English. The seniors were hanging on to her every word, especially
when it came to anything that was "for marks"....
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