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    Epidemiology in the community of Hartford Connecticut I have chosen to focus my paper on the city of Hartford Connecticut. Identifying the right data source to obtain information is very important for managing and targeting the right population in the disease management process. Information can be found in many places, but finding credible sources is very important to assess the community and compare to the nationwide problems. Since the introduction of the Internet, we have been able to access many places in on World Wide Web to be able in becoming more informed and educate ourselves on disease management. Some of the credible data sources I have been able to obtain are from the federal and state level, some were non-profit organizations…

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    The Griswold v. Connecticut case involved a challenge to the constitutionality of an 1879 Connecticut law prohibiting the dissemination of information about and/or the sale of contraceptives. Connecticut provided a law that prohibited the use of drug or any instrument for the purpose of preventing conception and should be punished with imprisonment and a fine. Estelle Griswold believed that it would be best to give couples information, medical advice and counseling in to preventing unwanted…

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    Civil Liberties are laws that protect the citizens from the unjust government interference. In the United States, Civil Liberties are and were not freely granted, they are fought for and won in the Supreme Court. They determine the constitutionality of the laws passed by the state and the Federal government, a power they granted themselves with Marbury v. Madison. Through jurisprudence Americans have become more free. A significant case that has drastically effected our society is Griswold v.…

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    Parody: an imitation of the style of a particular writer, artist, or genre with deliberate exaggeration for comic effect. In his book A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthurs Court, Mark Twain parodies the bland narrative of classic medieval stories by allowing the protagonist Hank Morgan to get within breathing distance of literary tropes then turning them on their head resulting in an interesting tale of what would happen if the manager of a weapons factory got teleported to 7th Century Camelot.…

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    Mark Twain’s “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” and “A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court,” are both excellent novels. Twain has various inspirations for writing, uses several types of dialogue to convey each character’s individual personality, but writes the stories with a similar theme. By doing these things, Twain makes these stories unlike the other yet still interesting. First, “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn exemplifies his approach to writing stories based on his own…

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    Mario Peña A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court By Mark Twain “At the end of an hour we saw a far-away town sleeping in a valley by a winding river; and beyond it on a hill, a vast gray fortress, with towers and turrets, the first I had ever seen out of a picture ‘Bridgeport?’ said I, pointing. ‘Camelot,’ said he” (Twain 20). 1. While Hank Morgan, also known as the Yankee, recounts his story of his adventures to the narrator, he reveals he finds out he is in Camelot when Sir Kay, a…

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    According to the Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE) (CSDE, 2013-2015), a student is considered chronically absent when the number of absences is 10% or greater of the total number of days enrolled in the school year. Pre-Kindergarten students are excluded. As reviewed from the Connecticut State Department of Education School Profile and Performance Reports, East Windsor School District had 1, 216 students enrolled in their PK-12 grade range. Demographics are reported to be diverse…

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    California in 1976 (National Conference of State Legislatures, 2013). The Tarasoff case involved a male college student who disclosed to his psychologist that he intended to kill Tatiana Tarasoff, a girl who continuously rejected him after a New Years kiss; Tarasoff was eventually killed by the male student at fault of the negligence of campus police as well as the failure to warn Tarasoff of the danger that she was in. These “duty to warn” and “duty to protect” laws as of 1999 in the state of…

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    The methodology selected for this article involves a collective case study of hyper-segregated public elementary schools in Connecticut from 2010-2014. The cases selected for analysis consist of 131 elementary schools identified as hyper-segregated using the Sheff Standard. The Sheff Standard considers a school hyper-segregated if less than 10% or more than 90% of a school’s student body are Minority. For the purpose of this research, the 131 elementary schools identified using the Sheff…

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    Allocation of the state’s resources has shown a concentration in the city schools as a result of the influx of need required from the staff and students. In the Connecticut Constitution, the amendments guarantee citizens to their right to an equal education free of segregation. For the defendants, they presented an argument focused primarily on the interpretation of the Federal Constitution. Justice Peters’ ruled in favor of the plaintiffs due to the inability for the principles of the Federal…

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