Fayetteville Independent School District

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  • The Role Of School Boards And Superintendents In Public Schools

    “School boards and Superintendents each have distinct roles, but they must be innovative and use common sense in all areas; however they must remember that it is all for the students.” This quote confirms that in order for students to compete they must be supported by a school district that is led by a Superintendent and School board that has the vision and know how to give students what they need to succeed. This is shown in a High School that Works report entitled Improving Schools Requires…

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  • Should Tablets Be Allowed In Schools

    created devices like tablets that can replace textbooks in the education field. Then, why tablets are not used in the educational field? Students who gain technological knowledge at an early age will be well prepared to pursue their future career. The school system should be required to use tablets in the educational field because the tablets contain different types of educational features, it protects the environment, and it has a preferable storage capacity and weight. Tablets are beneficial…

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  • Should School Sports Get Paid?

    For some time, schools have been debating whether they should get rid of sports to help students improve their education. Many studies have found that schools that provide after school athletics are shown to have a lower academic rate. Therefore, school sports should be cut off because they are a distraction from school work, cost a great deal of money, and cause fatigue. Many student athletes know that their extra-curricular sports may take away from their education. According to the article…

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  • The Importance Of Homelessness In Public Schools

    Imagine a fourth-grade student that does not have a consistent home. The food the school provides at breakfast and lunch is the only ration of food they receive for the day. Snow days are agonizing not knowing if they will have food for that day and hoping to return to school only to eat. Students are beginning to notice that they wear the same two shirts and pants to school every day, and exclusion from groups of friends is evident. Teachers send the student habitually to the nurse to get…

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  • Persuasive Essay On Tenure In Schools

    globally competitive, providing students with what they need to succeed domestically and abroad. If this is true, how come our schools continue to employ poor performing, unmotivated teachers? Why is it almost impossible to fire a teacher who has been accused multiple times of inappropriate or unprofessional behavior towards their students. Why have more than half of school administrators never reported these incidents, even though they are fully aware? One word: Tenure. Tenure is a policy that…

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  • Personal Narrative Essay: Boley County

    citizens. The Boley Public School District is one of the smallest public school districts in the state of Oklahoma. For the most recent data available, it tied with Sweetwater for the smallest high school with 15 students. For a combined district, K-12, Boley finished first, just ahead of Clarita (58) and Sweetwater (60), with (51) students. Boley is also home to BBQ equipment maker, Smokaroma, Inc, and the John Lilley Correctional Center. The Boley Historic District is…

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  • Components Of A School Budget

    SCHOOL BUDGET A school budget is the breakdown of a school’s financial plan. A school districts budget will have several different components. A school’s budget will reflect all expenditures, which is money spent on a particular thing. Big expenditures in a school budget would be salaries for personnel, students, and instruction. When discussing School budgets, one of the most frequently asked questions is where does the money come from? “According to the National Center for Education Statistics…

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  • Section 504 Program Analysis

    or activity similar to their non-disabled peers, especially for school districts receiving federal funding. In other words, Section 504 students are entitled to the same resources and treatment whether it pertains to an academic, nonacademic, or after school activity. The school has a responsibility to provide these students with a 504 plan that list accommodations and helpful learning strategies to facilitate classroom or other school activities. In…

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  • Implementing Classroom Technology

    gone a long way since computer labs and teacher desktop computers. Amazingly, this long way is only five years old in many cases. Technology moves so fast that it is a wonder that school districts are able to keep up. Technology departments are always on the look out to stay in front of the developments and keep districts on the cutting edge with devices and classroom instruction. This requires sound leadership and vision in order to achieve. The first consideration in implementing classroom…

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  • Argumentative Essay On Equality In Schools

    treated the same as others. School funding in Iowa is one of these instances. Currently, there are schools in Iowa that are not getting the same amount of funding as others. The amount of funding that some school districts get per student has been significantly higher than others since 1971. With this money, they are able to give their students items like iPads. Meanwhile, classrooms in Davenport…

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