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a tuition free school in the United States supported by taxes and controlled by a school board

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It may be argued drat staffing in American public schools needed to increase from its level several decades ago.
The purpose of this article is to bring to light the treatment of gifted students in American public schools for a social work audience that understands the needs of disadvantaged and diverse populations.
Introduced by Representative Rush Holt (NJ-12) as Resolution 1655, the legislation highlights the importance of uniting students of American public schools with fresh, healthy, locally-sourced and sustainable food sources from within the community.
Supreme Court showed a similar respect for federalism, many American public schools today would still have prayer.
Last week, Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates published an op-ed in the Washington Post, "How Teacher Development could Revolutionize our Schools," proposing that American public schools should do a better job of evaluating the effectiveness of teachers, a goal with which none can disagree.
Religious Right pressure groups have generally done a poor job getting creationism affirmatively taught in American public schools.
Contrary to the popular notion of American public schools as the great equalizer for disadvantaged groups, Weiner convincingly shows how the Board of Education in New York represented a microcosm of a larger white power structure outside the Deep South that historically denied non-Anglo Saxon Protestant groups equal opportunities needed to successfully compete in mainstream society.
As a product of American public schools immediately when I think of the Kairos Document, I reflect upon the words of Martin Luther King: "Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
Freeman's Sex Goes to School, as it presents a thoroughly detailed and well-balanced examination of sex education in American public schools prior to the 1960s.
Considering that the first charter didn't open until 1992, and that these innovative schools have faced outright hostility from teachers unions and the education bureaucracy, their growth is a rare gleam of hope for American public schools.
Gates, one of the world's richest men, has been a longtime critic of American public schools and has used philanthropy to advocate for a better educational system.
Unfortunately, American public schools simply do not teach Japanese in their language courses.
Startling facts about the performance of students in American public schools should compel anyone who is concerned about children and education to act and act now.
He also suggests another factor: kindergartens existed in Austrian and Prussian Poland and in American public schools, but sometimes not in Polish parochial schools (101).
RICHARD ROTHSTEIN'S analysis of the No Child Left Behind program's enormous damage to American public schools displays his usual insight and comprehension of schooling issues ["Leaving 'No Child Left Behind' Behind," January/ February 2008].
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