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What Has Happened to Public Schools?

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What Has Happened to Public Schools?

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Expert Author Steve Beaman

What Has Happened to Public Schools? By [http://ezinearticles.com/?expert=Steve_Beaman]Steve Beaman

Why do we face such a sad situation in our public schools? Children are performing below accepted standards, SAT scores are declining, moral values are all but non-existent, and the optimism that once ruled America is being replaced with a deep pessimism and worry about the future. What is the cause of the problems in our schools today?

The most often thought of problem is money. The notion being that schools performance is directly related to the money spent per child...

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A Matter of Respect, What happened to Morals, and Values?

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A Matter of Respect

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Expert Author Mary Harring-Duhart

A Matter of Respect By [http://ezinearticles.com/?expert=Mary_Harring-Duhart]Mary Harring-Duhart

Through my eyes I see a matter that really troubles me in this 21st century. It is a word we throw around loosely. That word is called respect. Has it gone out with the dish water? There was a time when we respected each other. Our neighbors, co-workers and family members. It grieves my heart when I see it is no longer being used. Maybe I’m the only one feeling this way.

Where does it all begin? We say “Charity begins at home, then spreads abroad.” Then what about respect? Shouldn’t it start at home also? Then again, when? When do the children learn how to respect? Teaching in a classroom setting, I look at the children and it troubles me...

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What Can Be Done To Prevent Teenage Pregnancy

What Can Be Done To Prevent Teenage Pregnancy

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Expert Author A Immotna

What Can Be Done To Prevent Teenage Pregnancy
By [http://ezinearticles.com/?expert=A_Immotna]A Immotna

Teenage pregnancy is not a new phenomenon. For thousands of years, people were married off in their teens and it was not uncommon for a girl to give birth to her first child while still a teenager. What has changed is societal family structures, and now, teenage pregnancy developed countries is synonymous with unwed teen pregnancy. This in turn is associated with social issues like lower educational levels, higher poverty rates, and less success for teen mothers in their life.

Developing nations have the highest rate of teen pregnancy, over 90%...

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Teen Pregnancy is Preventable

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Dubious Conceptions: The Politics of Teenage Pregnancy

As her little boy plays at a day care center across the street, Michelle, an unmarried teenager, is in algebra class, hoping to be the first member of her family to graduate from high school. Will motherhood make this young woman poorer? Will it make the United States poorer as a nation? That’s what the voices raised against “babies having babies” would have us think, and what many Americans seem inclined to believe. This powerful book takes us behind the stereotypes, the inflamed rhetoric, and the flip media sound bites to show us the complex reality and troubling truths of teenage mothers in America today.

Would it surprise you to learn that Michelle is more likely to be white than African American? That she is most likely eightee...

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