Point Pleasant School District

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  • Roles Of A Social Worker

    with the children in the attendance group is ensuring that the children are having their basic needs met. Many families within Point Pleasant Borough are homeless. As a result, these families are residing in low-income motels. This violates the child’s right to an adequate standard of living. Despite the fact these families have a roof over their head; these motels are not a safe environment for children. Many of these motels house those suffering from substance abuse. This leaves the children at risk for exposure to substances and the possibility of substance use. Aside from living conditions, these families have limited income and access to adequate food. The social worker should inquire whether the family has access to nutritious foods. In the event that the family does not have access, the social worker can assist the family in locating the necessary resources. Even though social workers do their best to make a situation more suitable for families, there are times when they unintentionally hinder the process. In this particular situation with homeless…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Standardized Test Scores

    determine whether or not a school should exist. The problems may not rest in the school, but rather in the students. Teachers might not have the resources to teach students, personal problems might stop students from succeeding, or the school, in general, the standardized test can be more biased . Additionally, students might not be fantastic test takers in general, and the test could be culturally biased. The test scores show school improvements, students can’t be forced to increase scores.…

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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

    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 in many different…

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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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  • 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…

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  • Section 504 Program Analysis

    Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504) is a “civil rights law that gives students with disabilities a legal right to a Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE)” (Navigate Life Texas, n.d.). Students are expected to receive equal access to any educational learning experience 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…

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  • Implementing Classroom Technology

    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 technology is selecting technology. A central feature in selecting technology is the device, and for…

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  • Argumentative Essay On Equality In Schools

    some people are not 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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  • 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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