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    t was like any normal day at Richmond high school. Everyone was walking to or from class, getting in their lockers, or using the restroom. As everyone got to their class the bell rang and the teachers shut the doors. I was sitting in my first-hour waiting watching the clock tick slowly. I had already finished my work so I was just sitting quietly staring at the clock. The bell rang as we all went to our lockers, then our next class. In the second hour my phone went off while I was trying to listen

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    The Richmond High School, located in the poor area of Richmond city, held a graduation rate of 50% for their students. Out of that percentage, only 6% of those who graduate go to college. Conveniently located in western Contra Costa county, where every one out of three black men between the ages of 18-24 tends to get arrested, the youths of Richmond High are 80% more likely to end up in prison than college. Coach Carter is based on a true story of coach Ken Carter and the Richmond High basketball

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    doesn’t and what we can do to change this often by way of advocacy, actions, and campaigns, strive for social change (J. Poole, personal communication, September 13, 2017). Coach Carter is a sports drama based on a real life experience of a former Richmond High alumni and basketball coach, Ken Carter, who became known in 1999 for benching his entire basketball team, undefeated until that point for poor academic standing. It is though this film, but

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    by a true story where Samuel L. Jackson plays the role of Ken Carter. Ken Carter attended Richmond High for his high school career where he set the high standards for basketball. After being considered one of the best athlete’s to attend the school he was asked to come back and coach the men’s basketball team. Richmond High is unlike most high schools due to the fact of the poverty surrounding the school. Carter accepted the coaching position so he could help the student athletes with their basketball

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    what we can do to change this, often by way of advocacy, actions, and campaigns, and striving for social change (J. Poole, personal communication, September 13, 2017). Coach Carter is a sports drama based on a real life experience of a former Richmond High alumni and basketball coach, Ken Carter, who became known in 1999 for benching his undefeated basketball team, due to poor academic standing (Watch Coach Carter, n.d.). It is through this film I will illustrate my understanding of structuralism

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    respect, is passionate and caring, builds a team, obtains expectations, and helps people grow. In the influential film Coach Carter, we are introduced to a character by the name of Ken Carter, who is offered a position as a basketball coach at Richmond High School, upon he decides to accept the offer to take on the mission of guiding, training, and teaching students on the team how to not only be great basketball players, but how to be great students as well. Throughout the film Ken Carter demonstrates

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    Although juvenile crimes happen all year around the rates are extremely high during school breaks. As Richmond states in the article, “high point of juvenile crime comes during the Easter, Christmas, spring, and summer vacation periods from school” (Richmond, 2001). These are times when students have more free time to rome the streets because they are not being supervised. When the students return to school after breaks there is a decrease in crimes being committed. A lot of parents have a hard time

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    of an organization, challenges of staffing in school districts can have a great impact on the overall success of the district, and student achievement. In chapter 8 of Daniel L. Duke’s The Challenges of School District Leadership, the challenges of staffing schools is discussed as well as considerations for school leaders to consider when going through the process of staffing. These challenges revolve around recruitment, retention, developing school leaders. This paper will discuss the complexities

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    Later School Start Times: It’s Time for a Change You are getting ready for work when you notice the strangely quiet house. You wonder what is wrong, and then it hits you: your teenager is not up yet. You storm into their room, shaking them awake and yet the only response you get is a groan and a “just five more minutes” and a “leave me alone.” You notice homework and projects throw in a pile on the floor, evidence of the late night. But yet your teenager is not doing too well in some of their

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    High School is Starting Too Early for Students High school involves a lot of beneficial aspects including providing education to kids to prepare them for college, providing a social environment, and creating a structured schedule. Although, studies are showing that there is one aspect of high school that could be hurting students, more than helping; the start time is too early. Many states in the U.S. are catching onto how harmful it is for students to have a lack of sleep, and only recently are

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