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    She has been shown to care about others and is always friendly towards the horses and people. This gained her the trust and respect by the industry. She was honoured with an award by the thoroughbred club in 2012. During the award ceremony, Mrs. Cauthen said, “I believe our directors have made an exemplary addition… Mrs. Chenery’s stewardship of Secretariat’s ongoing legacy and her other services to racing fit this mould very admirably.” (u.k. 2015) Cheney finally had the respect of the racing industry. (10)She is also seen to be humorous such as in 1973 at the Belmont Stakes; a reporter interviews Penny. “You are confident I 'm sure?” as she replies with “No, I’m scared to death” (YouTube, 2015). She is very humble and down to earth. The winning streaks didn’t stop her from being grounded. (11)Chenery was very determined and personable. She left a good impression on everyone that she met, everyone loved her. “Her charm, together with the deeds of Secretariat and his stablemate Riva Ridge, prompted the press to declare Penny Chenery the ‘First Lady of American Racing.’” (Spiletta.com, 2015). Chenery was very respected in the racing industry and always believed in…

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    The Kentucky Derby takes place at Churchill Downs; otherwise referred to as, derby, it is one of the better-known venues in the Triple Crown. If you’re not an avid fan of horse racing, the Kentucky Derby is identified by the extravagant hats and well-dressed spectators. Churchill Downs was opened in 1875 and one of the major stakes races was the Kentucky Derby. Colonel Meriwether Lewis Clark who had the desire to showcase the breeding grounds of Kentucky’s history then opened Churchill Downs.…

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    Description Of All Night & Day Cookies All Night & Day Cookies will be a new 24 hour, 7 day a week cookie shop on Belmont’s campus. There will be cookies of every kind, especially for those with dietary needs. Belmont’s campus has a limited selection of food choices after a certain time, and that time is not late enough. College students are up late hours, doing homework, working on projects or just hanging out. Campuses across the country have adjusted to the night owls that are now college…

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    Common core is reflected in SAT testing and often times can reflect portions of the ACT testing as well. These are two high stakes tests that many post-secondary education institutes require positive marks on. Without good scores on these exams, a student can graduate high school without a problem, however, entrance into university becomes significantly more difficult if students do not score within a certain range. Furthermore, the stress of these tests effect students’ general performance in…

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    state that in order to meet America’s goal of racial equality, “reducing the black–white test score gap would probably do more to promote this goal than any other strategy that commands broad political support’’ (Brunn-Bevel and Byrd, 2015, p. 441). Although these sources focus on one particular school district, the results shed light on the bigger issue that racial disparities play on our nation. In light of the sources discussed above, it is clear to see that there is a relationship between…

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    high stakes tests continue to rise, children try to put too much information in their minds in a short period of time. This can cause them to be antisocial and get little sometimes no sleep, like I used to in High School. While the memorize the information at the time their memory capacity decreases from the stress of one high-pressure test that can decide whether they get left back to do an entire year after. This leads to depression and can eventually lead to the student dropping out, which we…

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    High Stakes Testing Effect

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    notebooks covering her body, bed, and floor. She feels exhausted but her schedule for the day is as hectic as ever. She has three tests, two projects for her AP classes, basketball practice after school, and a club meeting for which she may not have time. Like many of today’s students, she is faced with the dilemma of opportunities mixed with multiple responsibilities. Society’s expectations of high school students have both positive and negative effects on students. The causes of these effects…

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    Public School Problems

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    kids stressed by standardized tests. This leads to illnesses such as vomiting and crying. “Stressed elementary students in grades two through four tend to show emotional stress behaviors such as crying, throwing tantrums, wetting themselves, and vomiting,” ("Tests + Stress = Problems For Students - Brain Connection." Brain Connection. N.p., 12 July 2000. Web. 21 Oct. 2015.) High stakes testing place emotional stress on the human’s brain, which could cause people to vomit. Not only is there…

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    In the 21st century, parents wonder how they will send their children to college and children wonder what grades and scores they need to receive in order to attend their dream schools. This struggle defines the the importance of education today. However, the emphasis on education is completely incorrect. Instead of teaching young minds how to think, the education system is merely teaching children what to think. Both parents and students are going crazy with SAT scores and GPA’s, but they are…

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    Standardized Testing Flaws

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    Students focus on tests rather than daily skills. Teachers teach for these tests and less skills. Why should students have to take big tests on things you might not ever need later in life? Standardized tests may raise some scores, but they are ruining schools. Standardized tests take lots of money from schools (Heinemann, 1). When students are taking these big tests they are missing other classes. Student focus on the tests and not their other classes. Testing doubles students stress in and…

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