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July 22, 2019

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Why Uniforms Should be a Requirement in Public Schools

The use of uniforms in both public and private schools would alleviate many problems in schools and would end up saving parents quite a bit of money throughout the course of a school year. Thus, making uniforms mandatory for all  →

Technology Classes and Teacher Preparation: Confidence and its Impact on Practical Technology Application

Although many studies in the field of education and teacher preparation research have attempted to assess the value of introducing technology as a whole to future teachers enrolled in a teacher preparation program, most have been unable to distinctly determine  →

Critical Reading Classes in College? How to Meet the Lack of Critical Reading Skills in Today’s College Students

The question of whether not reading classes should be offered to college level students has been a contentious one and most faculty members at college institutions of all sizes agree that basic critical reading skills should be part of a  →

Education in Belgium : Language Issues in Primary and Secondary Belgian Schools

Education in Belgium is, for the most part on par with the rest of Western Europe, although due to language issues and the divisions they cause in Belgian schools, there is a wide degree of variance among particular language communities in the whole  →

Scholarships are Enough: Why We Should Not Pay College Students for Sports

College athletes should not, as has been proposed, be permitted to receive payment for their sports performance beyond scholarships and other forms of state or school financial aid. College athletes are, in nearly all cases, going to college for free  →

Why Community Service Should be a Requirement for Graduation from High School

Community service should be a prerequisite for any student graduating from high school, whether or not the students plans on attending college  directly afterwards. By exposing high school seniors to community service, the value of being a member of a  →

Problems and Weaknesses in the American Educational System

Education in America is not as effective as it should be because of a number of problems inherent within the system. Because of the way issues of political and social differences have infiltrated educational policy and decision-making, students are not  →

In Defense of the Traditional Classroom: An Argument Against The Move to Online Classes

Eliminating the traditional K-12 classroom in exchange for impersonal online classes would be the biggest possible mistake for students and teachers alike. Sure, it would be nice, in theory at least, to attend class in your pajamas, but this benefit  →

Should English be the Official Language in the United States? : Implications in The Creation of an Official Language

  Declaring English as the official language of the United States is an idea that quite dangerous and culturally insensitive and many issues exist with the creation of an official language that one might not always foresee when making such  →

Analysis and Summary of “Thinking in Education” by Matthew Lipman

 At the beginning of “Thinking in Education” Matthew Lipman addresses a number of worthwhile concerns regarding the current educational model. He recognizes that there are different views as to the function of education and schools and that there any several  →