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    In the 1983 report, “A Nation at Risk” presented by President Reagan, the state of the American public school system as analyzed. At the time the report was written almost twenty-three million Americans were illiterate. On top of the illiteracy epidemic, standardized test scores had been decreasing since the Russians launched sputnik almost twenty-five years prior. Edward Graham of the National education association states, “Test scores were rapidly declining, low teaching salaries and poor teacher training programs were leading to a high turnover rate among educators, and other industrialized countries were threatening to outpace America’s technological superiority”. American education was in a downward spiral. A strong national education…

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    Better Together: A Civic Nation at Risk Americans have long prided themselves on being exceptionally civic-minded; however, in recent history Americans have started to withdraw from one another. A nation once rich in social capital, is now a nation struggling to return to a former self. A bigger problem at play here, is the fact that most Americans are unaware of their withdrawal from one another. America needs to put an emphasis on the recreation of social capital. America’s long reign as…

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    Risk assessment is a very important tool in our everyday lives. Everyone uses it and some do not realize they are using it. It used when we are in our cars driving down the road, when we cross a busy street or playing in the park. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and every one of its 22 different agencies use some sort of risk assessment in defense of this great nation. There are so many risks to this nation, terrorist attacks as well as natural and man-made disasters to name a few…

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    balanced and managed to ensure the achievement of key national measures. The safety and security of the Nation faces threats by means of hazards and terrorism type attacks, as well as manmade accidents or natural disasters. Though out this ever changing environment homeland security must manage risks that can be associated with workforce management, acquisitions operations, as well as other cost that degrade from the overall budgets that are in-place for department operations. Additionally…

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    The internet. As large nations—such as the United States and many of its allies—become ever more reliant on electronic assets to function, those tasked with waging war or defending against war—whether domestic agencies such as the U.S. Department of Defense or elements of foreign groups such as the Islamic State—dedicate increasing amounts of…

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    extremely noble. Saviors come in different forms and sizes. Saviors are ones who lead us, who save us, who save a nation or a cause. Saviors have no race, religion, or gender. They can be anyone. Civilians are everyday people who do what they need to do. A savior is a protector, a hero, a leader, deliverers, risk taker, and a noble person. A savior protects people. A savior is “one who saves from danger or destruction” (merriam-webster). A savior is a protector, they are one that saves objects…

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    A risk is taking a chance on what one is not used to doing. Sometimes people might take a risk depending on what it is. The NASA crew took a big risk when launching the Challenger during extreme temperatures. The astronauts were taking one of the biggest risk of their lives. This risk could have taken a positive or a negative affect. In this case it took a negative effect, lets see how. January 28,1986 the Challenger was ready for lift-off. This mission was delayed for six days because of bad…

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    poverty can be felt on facets especially amongst the family at risk. When discussing the impact of poverty on the overall health of the families at risk in general, it is important to consider the impact on three different aspect that is the impact on hunger; the impact on access to access to health care and the undernutrition during pregnancy. Hunger In a general term, hunger can be said to be a feeling of discomfort that emanate as a result of the body need for food. Everybody experiences this…

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    Education is Hope Your daughters and your sons cannot go to school. Because, they are at risk of being assaulted, kidnapped, or even killed. NJ MED (and all the visitors to this website) want to help. The TIF (To School, In-School, and From School) Proposed International Law Around the world, millions of children are at risk on their way to school, while they’re in school and on their way home from school. In developed nations student’s face risks, such as assault, theft, rape, and a…

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    Abandoned and active radioactive mining and storage facilities in proximity to Western Native American Lands pose environmental and extreme health risks to Native Americans. In the past governmental agencies have failed to educate Native American people of the dangers of radioactive waste, and have been neglectant in the clean up of many sites. In certain communities such as, Paguate and the Navajo Nation, there is a high prevalence of cancer and various respiratory diseases in residents living…

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