Foundation for Individual Rights in Education

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  • Why Do Speech Codes Increase Discrimination Towards Students?

    Throughout history there has always been a problem with the discrimination of people of different color, sexual orientation, gender, and other historically persecuted groups in the United States. The solution that colleges, including Hillsborough Community College to prevent any discrimination towards students in which they have started to implement speech codes that regulate what can and cannot be said on campuses. Under the 1st amendment all speech is protected no matter how offensive or hurtful they might be and these speech codes violate these students’ rights. The policies at HCC towards hate speech also infringe on students ' right of freedom of speech and expression. One of the main points that is promoted is that college allows students to freely express their views and opinions to create a more diverse environment. Even one of the policies in the student handbook at HCC under disruptive conduct states “Intentionally interfering with the freedom of expression of others.” Which is a contradiction to the other policies which have profane expressions under “Harassment/Stalking.” Based on all of the policies students only have freedom of expression that is politically correct and does not offend other students. Colleges are only encouraging censorship by protecting the expressions in…

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  • Moral Foundations Theory Essay

    a human instinct (Hanna, 2004). The natural tendency of humans to judge their encounters is essentially based on morality, which serves as a foundation on which two major sets of beliefs adhere: conservatism and progressivism (Haidt, 2008). People with a preference for traditional perspectives and dismiss innovation are referred to as conservatives (Heath, 2010). These individuals place higher values on authority, in-group, and purity, which are three of the five moral foundations proposed by…

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  • Kenya Community Development Foundation: What Is A Foundation?

    What is a foundation? A foundation is a non-profit organization that supports charitable activities in order to serve a common good. Foundations are often created from contributions made by individuals, families or even corporations. Foundations can make investments from the money donated and later issue grants and various types of support through operating essential programs. Foundation focuses on the objectives through which they are formed. However, some foundations have a general welfare…

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  • Education's Role For Social And Economic Development

    Education is about life of each individual person working as a tool for supporting social and economic development of all. Education empowers people with the knowledge of realizing the value of human pride and destiny. Through education, people can contribute as active members of the society in which they live as well as citizens of a large global society, socially, economically and politically. Education empower learners and lead them to the right judgment pertaining their lives, learn their…

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  • Common Core Tragedy

    Common Core: A Nationwide Tragedy Common core began in 2009 as a set of standards created to get every student in the country on the exact same level. Common core was largely written by two men who were hired by the Gates Foundation, these men had no experience in K-12 teaching. The federal government believes that common core will unite the educational systems of the states and bring the students of the nation to an educational knowledge peak. Common core is a good idea in theory, but the…

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  • The Education Of African Americans Summary

    The book, The Education of African Americans, was edited by Charles Willie, Antoine Garibaldi, and Wornie Reed. The book was copyrighted in 1991 by the William Monroe Trotter Institute which is located at the University of Massachusetts in Boston. The ISBN number is 0-16569-018-9 and the type of book is non-fictional since it discusses facts, real events, and real people regarding the historical perspectives of African Americans within the educational system. The author, Charles Willie’s,…

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  • Supreme Court Cases In Special Education

    unequal rights. As time progressed, the laws became more progressive, and have expanded to include more groups of people. A majority of the laws that have been enacted have been built upon foundations that were previously set by preceding laws. The first monumental court case that laid the foundation for future cases concerning special education is the infamous Brown v Board of Education. Brown v Board of Education is a broad term used to reference five separate court cases that were heard by…

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  • What Is My Philosophy Of Education

    My Philosophy of Education I believe that education is a lifelong process. All children deserve high-quality education. It is during the early years that the foundation for academic success is laid. Learning involves every sense of the child, all domains in which children learn and function, and all surrounding aspects. Because of this it is my goal to provide a learning environment that will stimulate and enrich each one of my students and lay the foundation for academic success. I will focus…

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  • Social Justice Issues

    The social justice issue that I chose to write about is that of the education gap. There are huge discrepancies in the learning experiences among students who are supposed to be getting “equal” education. By this, I mean to say that depending on where an individual resides, the schooling provided might be completely unbalanced. I have seen this firsthand because I have gone to a number of different schools. One of the biggest problems surrounding this issue is that it continually perpetuates…

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  • College Essay: The Failure Of Higher Education

    Higher education - some of us think that we need to get a degree to get ahead in life. We go to college because we want a lot things in life. We want to change our lives, to be better than our parents lives. Some people think we need higher education for a job or some people think we need it because of passion or a dream, like wanting to become a doctor, lawyer, engineer, physician assistant, architect, or teacher. This kind of career requires a higher education. Some just want to be educated…

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