Fayetteville Independent School District

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  • Challenges In Urban Schools

    Urban schools districts in Illinois are facing challenges due to components such as size, high poverty rates, diverse communities and limited resources (Netzel &, Eber, 2003) In addition to this, the lack of effective discipline systems in urban schools districts often leads to difficulties in educating large number of students in urban communities. Waukegan School District, is an urban district in Illinois and is addressing efforts to meet the needs of students at risk of behavioral problems…

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  • Greenfield Union School District: Case Study

    The Greenfield Union School district is using a variety of methods to ensure adequacy and equity was attained in the development of the local control accountability plan (LCAP) for teachers, parents, and students. In reviewing the Greenfield Union School District LCAP there were clear needs and metrics analyzed that were used to set goals to support the improvement of student success and safety. During the first stages of the LCAP implementation process the goal of district personnel was to…

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  • Stand And Deliver Movie Analysis

    Urban schools are most always portrayed in a negative light. Such is the case in the movie called Stand and Deliver which takes place in a high school in East Los Angeles during the 1980’s. This movie is based off a true story about a teacher by the name of Jaime Escalante, played by Edward Olmos, who worked diligently with a group of roughneck students because he thought that every student has the potential to learn. He believed that if the students and teacher had enough “Ganas” or motivation…

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  • Personal Narrative Essay: A Day Off Of School

    hands as she gets to school. “Man, why can’t they cancel school today?” [Y/N] manage to say. “It’s so freaking cold!” She adjusted her hat and scarf as she snuggles inside the many layers of clothes. Nobody attempts to try and drive their cars as the roads were too treacherous. Continuing to carry her legs over the 1ft of snow, she walks pass children jumping about and running around in front of their house. It was very clear from their excitement that they have a day off of school. The older…

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  • Case Study: The Lower Merion School District

    The Lower Merion School District provided laptop computers to high school students as part of a one to one program. The program allowed the students to bring home a laptop computer provided by the school district. Unbeknownst to the students or their parents the laptop computers were all programed with spyware that gave the school district access to the computers’ webcam. The goal of the one to one program was to increase the connectivity between home and school for students. The access to…

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  • Summary Of Educating Everybody's Children

    educators of diverse students. To begin, the author addresses the issue of gap closing and explains its importance. Through comparisons between urban and suburban districts, the author expands upon the topic of “facing the achievement gap.” After laying out the facts of the achievement gap, the author proposes a few strategies that school districts and communities could use to close this gap. Ultimately, the author feels, diversity must be embraced, for “the implementation of sound,…

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  • Mixed Scanning Decision-Making Framework

    relationships and an environment that would support instructional growth thru observation, conversation, mentoring and reflection. The incremental decisions were the considerations that were considered regarding staff workload, personal reactions and school organizational procedures. In an effort to create a professional learning…

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  • Personal Narrative: An Interview With Athletic Staff

    This interview was conducted to discover and examine the myriad administrative duties and responsibilities of organizational leaders. I interviewed Mr. Dan Phipps, who is the Athletic Director for Muscatine Community School District. He is also the Dean of Students. This double role makes for an extremely busy day. As it turned out, he has served in the military. He was a sergeant in the Marine Corp, serving in Afghanistan and Iraq. I started the interview by asking about the hiring and…

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  • Persuasive Essay: Should High School Students Enroll In Private Schools

    These underachieving high school students are out competing the more academically inclined public school students such as some students here today. Through their inflated marks these students are being accepted to our programs, possibly even taking one of your spots thus setting us back several undeserved paces. Individuals…

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  • Waiting For Superman Movie Review

    career it just reiterates to me how messed up our public school system is. In this movie we follow about five children’s stories as they go through the lottery process of getting into school that will help them succeed in the future as opposed to the low performing public school they are currently in line to attend. The title refers to the need for someone or something to be able to come into this nation and help solve the problem of poor school systems. Whether that be the system as a whole,…

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