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    Brenda Ortega’s ‘Falsehood files’ to Push for Profit Schools presents a witty and fully deconstructive response to the Fordham Institute’s study on teacher absenteeism in public schools and news outlets reporting on it without proper political context. She accomplishes this through skillful construction of the ethos of her argument and logical counterpoints and explanations for each fallacy presented in the report. Ortega’s construction of ethos through metaphor, combined with her logical arguments and guiding diction choices, create a strong argument discrediting the Fordham Institute report through demonstration of public opinion and the statements other authorities in education. Ortega constructs her authority over the topic by assuming the most direct role possible, pulling from her experience as a teacher. She hooks the reader through expressions of exasperation, plainly showing how aghast she is…

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    Postsecondary Degrees

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    The Value and Purpose of Postsecondary Degrees Students of for-profit colleges are only 11% of America’s higher education population yet they account for 44% of federal student loan defaults because the value of their degree makes them the least desirable to be hired by employers (Harvard Law Review, 2015). This is also a product of aggressive recruiting techniques that target military members by offering a fast, convenient path towards an accredited degree. As it turns out, a degree awarded…

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    For-profit colleges in the U.S. are higher educational institutions that are run similarly to a business, with the primary goal of the institution being to gain revenue. Most traditional colleges are nonprofit, however, for-profit colleges have increased in popularity around past 25 years. Well-known examples of for-profit institutions include ITT Technical Institute, Everest College, University of Phoenix, and DeVry University. Most of them have little or no requirements to enroll and they…

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    Explicit Vs Implicit Cost

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    already owned by the firm.” (OpenStax, 2014, p. 159). My husband and I operate a small business which is a martial arts school. At this company we have explicit costs, our largest explicit costs each month are rent and utilities. We also experience implicit costs in this business, primarily my husband’s time – since the business is just getting rolling he does not pay himself a salary, and so the opportunity cost of the time he spends working…

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    Staples vs. Office Depot Staples and Office Depot compete against one another by selling similar products such as office and school supplies. The difference between these two companies may not be very noticeable when looking at them through a broad lens. However, after comparing the financial statements of these two companies, I found that the profitability, liquidity, and solvency of each is what distinguishes Staples from Office Depot. When comparing the profitability of these two…

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    I am writing to express my frustration on why marijuana is still illegal for even medical purposes while teh states around us are having huge profit on making marijuana legal.It helps with chemotherapy, Crohn 's disease, weight loss, HIV or nerve pain, and more. However it will be be better if it is full legalized with some restriction with it. Like Colorado has legalized Marijuana and have been profiting seen then, as the tax revenue has been used to a positive purpose; building schools, since…

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    ROM night event can sustain their popularity. Their objective is to attract at least 3,500 visitors with the goal to increase revenues and profits by the grand opening date on October 9, 2015. The new marketing plan made by Martin will be put into effect to accomplish these goals and ensure…

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    I had the pleasure of interviewing Mr. Mark, an 87-year-old Caucasian male, living in a nursing home in Ontario, California. This man seemed full of life and definitely made it clear that love is what has played a huge factor in the person is today. This man was born a nuclear home in Chicago in 1929. He was surrounded with loving from his parents and an older brother. However, during his high school years, he and his family moved to Arizona due to the drastic weather in Chicago and his father…

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    Sometimes business laws can create numerous processes for business that can seem unreasonable and not always the most efficient way of doing things. Waiting on a certain patent or approval can put a serious roadblock in production time and profit. However, there are usually reason that these laws exist whether because of a past issue or to prevent certain negative situations. Some laws simply become outdated over time and it is the duty of legislature to update these laws, but that process can…

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    2 – Good business doesn't mean have a good moral, because some businessman just look for the profit. If you have money, they will treat you well, once they earn money from you, and you don't have value anymore, they won't care about you. Some businessman are good in business, because they care about their clients, they don't care if they earn a lot or not, what is important to them is trust of the client, that's why they became successful. 1 – Idiomatically speaking, “going places” in this case…

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