Introduction: High schools and middle schools who offer competitive extracurricular activities, such as sports, clubs, or teams, have the option of drug testing students as part of their clearing process. Though not mandated by the state or even the government, some school districts believe it to be a needed criterion, on top of their physical and academic standing in order for students to participate. One such case, in which a school district required drug testing, lead to the court case of the
High schools and middle schools that offer competitive extracurricular, such as sports, clubs, or teams, required certain criteria before they let their students partake in said activity. While most schools request either a physical, average academic standings, or both, some school districts are implementing a third criteria, a drug test. Though not mandated by the government or even the state, some school districts believe it to be a crucial factor when determining the eligibility of a student.
Competitive extracurricular activities in both high school and middle school, such as sports, clubs, or teams, have the option of drug testing each students whom want to participate. Though not mandated by the state or even the government, some school districts incorporate drug tests as a part of their clearing process that the student must pass in order to participate. An example of a school district’s concern for their students backfired can be seen through the court case of Board of Education
completed outside of the regular class period; preparatory reading or research” (2017). Many believe that students should devote time outside of the classroom playing with friends, spending quality time with their family, participating in extracurricular activities, or simply relaxing. “Teachers see homework as a necessary expansion of daily instruction, parents expect it, principals view it as a catalyst to higher test scores, and students understand it as an inconvenient truth about their busy lives”
The Classroom or the Web? There is a dispute among experts that traditional learning is the best way of preserving learning process, but other models are beginning to gain attention and respect, with distance learning leading the way. When comparing learning an equal course in a traditional framework to a online learning framework, students often express higher satisfaction from the online learning, and rate the learning as more successful than the traditional framework. It has also been argued
affect their biological clocks and hurt the quality of their sleep. School and other outside factors play a huge role when it comes to time management and sleep due to the early start-times, the excess the amount of homework, and time-consuming activities, such as sports. The sleep deprivation caused by these factors play a big role in teen’s health issues. Education is essential for the development and growth of the adolescent mind, but teens are going to school and coming back with nothing learned
increasing topic for discussion. Many people will say a formal education is the only way to get anywhere in life while others claim that with soaring college prices, the education might not actually be worth it. Molly Knefel, author of “Incarceration vs. Education,” stated in her article “Americans believe that education is the great equalizer, the key that opens the door to a better future.” A proper education is vital in order to become successful in life. However, this education does not have to
Mandy findlay Mrs. miller 09/20/16 What type of college do you want to go to? Lets face it, going to college is one of the most important choices in your life. College will help you develop skills specific to their career path and crucial for future job success. The question isn’t whether you should go to college, because obviously not going isn’t a good choice, it’s where should
a reasonable hour, due to sports, extracurriculars, homework, and day-to-day activities. Carskadon notes that good sleep “enhances” and “amplifies” what is learned the day before. Students running on less hours of sleep not only perform badly in school, but tend to forget or struggle to recall what they’ve learned. To make the school day longer, it would either have to start earlier, forcing students to wake up earlier, or finish later, pushing extracurriculars and homework later into the night.