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  • Character Analysis Of I Totally Funniest

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    perspective of a middle school aged boy who has just qualified for the world’s funniest kid competition. This is not like a spelling bee or math competition, this is where kids show off how funny they can be for one million dollars. The author, James Patterson, has one over ten reader’s choice awards and has had some of his books become movies such as Along Came a Spider that starred Morgan Freeman. He has written other books including Women’s Murder Club, Maximum Ride, NYPD Red, Middle School, and Michael

  • The City Of Long Beach

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    The city of Long Beach has an abundance of culture, resources, diversity and means. This reflection is what attracts many people to visit downtown, attend school and other surrounding vicinities. At the close of Fiscal Year 2015, “the City’s assets increased $118.9 million, or 3.5 percent from the prior fiscal year. Citywide, assets increased $282.3 million or 5.0 percent” (Finance, 2016). The report also states, “sales tax revenues increased 8.6 percent or $5.1 million. Other taxes, inclusive of

  • Essay on School Uniforms

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    School Uniforms The issue of whether or not school uniforms are a necessity in today’s society has been a long standing debate. However, it did not come onto the national scene until 1996 when then President Bill Clinton spoke of the matter in his annual State of the Union Address. Citing the Long Beach city school district in California, Clinton spoke of the positive effects of uniform implementation, including: decreased drug cases, sex offenses, violent crimes and fights. Jessica Portner

  • Solar Energy Essay

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    Utilizing Solar Energy Sources in Schools Introduction Climate change has been a major global issue for the past years and the use of non-renewable energy sources is only adding to the pollution that is responsible for the destruction of our planet. One of the biggest indicators of unproductivity is the lack of utilization of renewable energy sources. Currently, only a small percentage of Florida’s energy is attained by renewable sources (U.S. Energy Information Administration, 2017). The state of

  • The Issue Of Mandatory School Uniforms

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    The issue of mandatory school uniforms is one that has gained a lot of traction in the recent years. As you could imagine proponents of school uniforms will say that it increases graduation rates and decreases school violence. Opponents of it will say that it restricts freedom of expression, and is way to further restrict students’ rights. In a world where we are continually being restricted on our rights the positives of mandatory uniforms does not outweigh the negatives, because restricted kids’

  • My Experience In My Life

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    is Alexis Lopez Sevilla. I am 19 years old. I was born in the State of Jalisco, Mexico where I spent fourteen years of my life living there. I am the second oldest and only son of four siblings. Currently, I am living in Long Beach, California, and I am attending Long Beach City College. When I was fourteen years old, my family and I arrived in this country. Coming to the United Sates has been the most challenging experience I have had so far, especially because I did not want to move away from a

  • Why I Want To Achieve Professional Goals

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    Georgia. Being homeless for several months of my freshman year of high school, I lived in shabby motels. I feared for my life as a man shattered a window and attacked a woman in the motel room adjoining mine. I ate only what a mini-fridge would hold and wore only what a suitcase could

  • School Uniforms And The Success Of Public Schools

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    School uniforms are beneficial to students at all grade levels and can be a contributing factor in improving test scores, attendance and the graduation rate, while decreasing school violence and behavior issues. Research has proven significant connections between school uniforms and the success of public schools. In 1996 approximately three percent of all schools in the United States had a school uniform policy (Gentile & Imberman, 2009) . In 2015 23% of schools reported a uniform policy (Statistic

  • School Uniforms And Public Schools

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    ​ School uniforms in public schools may seem out of style to some student, but in many situation they can increase school spirit, class participation and student time Management. According to The American Humanist Magazine, in President Bill Clinton 's 1996 State of the Union Address he requested that all 16,000 school districts to mandate a uniform guideline for its students. He stated that , "If it means that juvenile will stop bloodshed each other over designer outfits of clothing brand, then

  • Against Mandatory School Uniforms in Public School Essay

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    Imagine that you pick your seven-year-old child up from school. He is crying and wearing a different outfit than the one he wore to school. This is naturally upsetting but not as upsetting as your next discovery. His shirt, one you have never seen before, has a large "L" written on the sleeve in permanent marker; his shorts, also not his, are too large, stained and faded. Upon questioning your child, you discover that, despite your best efforts at compliance, your child’s clothing has violated the

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