School Essay Examples

Integrating different perspectives

School violence is a growing concern in our schools at present, and it is a reality that we must deal with if we are ever to find solutions for these situations and how to prevent it form happening again. The world was shocked when the recent killings in Virginia Tech occurred last month and somehow… View Article

After School Activities and the Effect on Student Academic Performance

Due to an increase in concern surrounding the academic performance of students, a growth in the number of mothers working outside of the home and the risks surrounding children who are unsupervised after school a national concern has been raised as to the after school activities that captivate the students’ attention.  As the result of… View Article

The Impact of Discipline in the Behavior of Middle School Students

Abstract: While the impact of discipline on middle school students can vary, it is important to investigate into practices and discipline strategies that have been proposed used and for middle school environments. It is becoming increasingly clear that problem behaviors need to be addressed not only by school staff but by the community. The following… View Article

The Quality of Education in the Public School System

Basic education whether it is from a public or a private school is one of the most fundamental needs of mankind. It is responsible for the advancement of our civilization. Education is a vital necessity and the fundamental right of an individual. It is difficult to put a price tag for education. However, it can… View Article

The School Culture

The school culture stresses on a diverse mix of students; life at the school is a unique experience for the students. How will your candidature contribute to the culture at this school? I have studied at two very different universities. This has given me the opportunity to mix with many people as well as coming… View Article

School Culture: Impact on Language Teaching

Introduction School culture, also named school climate, refers to “the sum of the values, cultures, safety practices, and organizational structures within a school that cause it to function and react in particular ways” (Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 2006). This culture can be either stimulating or discouraging to teachers, bringing out their potential or,… View Article

Prayer in School

John Knox Press, 1996. 45-218. In this book the author gives an epic description of the controversy surrounding the debate on prayer in public schools. It touches on the legal aspects as well as the interpretation of among other articles the first amendment. Alley uses history and preceding events to bring out his argument against… View Article

Charting a New Course for Schools

Marc Tucker’s article, “Charting a New Course for Schools,” highlights the most urgent problems that the American education system currently faces. He mentions the need to reform the education system in order to compete in today’s global economy.             Tucker pointed out the deficiencies of the educational system in the country today. Furthermore, he stressed… View Article

Victimization At School

One type of victimization that can happen at school is school shootings. We have seen too many times where students and teachers have been victimized by other students who bring guns to school and take innocent lives, due to many personal reasons. There is a huge need for stricter gun control laws to make certain… View Article

Use Of Cell Phones In School

The New York city public schools should allow the use of cell phones in schools as cell phones represent the wonderful synthesis of a host of modern technologies that can be used in assisting students with education and training, along with providing a useful tool to help in cases of emergencies that enhances safety and… View Article

Plagarism in schools

The term ‘plagiarism’ comes from the Latin word meaning ‘kidnapping’.  It is form of academic dishonesty in which one person passes on another persons work, words and ideas as own.  Several universities and schools do not allow plagiarism of any sort.  Some of the educational institutions often term plagiarism as the worst form of academic… View Article

POLC in the School System

Just like any other organization, a school system would not be able to function properly without an efficient administrator and an effective administration process. In the case of school systems, the administrator would be the superintendent of the school. As the administrator, the superintendent serves as both the leader and the manager of the school…. View Article

Life and Debt in the University

Incurring debts while studying is never a pleasant experience. However, today’s increasing tuition and school fees, coupled with rising costs of living, have made indebtedness inevitable for many students. Although there are students who get heavily indebted from living frivolous lifestyles, most of the students I know usually had valid reasons of being compelled to… View Article

Career Advancement: Work experience or Graduate School?

One of the greatest accomplishments of a student is graduating from college. Graduation is a students’ climactic completion of their academic requirements and it signifies their emancipation from their scholarly life. More so, it indicates the start of their entry in the “real” world.  The question of what to do after graduation dominates the common… View Article

Decreasing Population of Bachelor of Secondary Education

INTRODUCTION Anyone who chooses a teaching career in the Philippines must hold a degree in teacher education. Teachers in public and private elementary schools must have at least a bachelor’s degree in elementary education. High school teachers are expected to have a bachelor’s degree in secondary education with specialization (a major and a minor) in… View Article