Research Paper On Corporal Punishment In Schools
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Analyzing Canto XIII of 'Inferno' by Dante Alighieri
A 4 page paper which examines the suitability of the penalty of suicide, evaluates whether or not the punishment fits the crime, and considers Dante’s thoughts on the punishment. No additional sources are used.
School Environment and Sexual Harassment
A 6 page paper discussing sexual harassment primarily in the high school and college years, but also including middle school actions that have been labeled as being true harassment. One even resulted in a Supreme Court decision (Davis vs Monroe County School Board) that schools must take steps to halt any harassment found to exist. The difficulty in dealing with sexual harassment cases lies in the
problems of definition, age of consent, ethics, learning to deal with the opposite sex and common sense. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
Literature Review on Absenteeism
An 8 page research paper that addresses the topic of chronic school absenteeism, that is, when a student misses more than 18 days of schools, which is a severe problem that is evident throughout the public school system and not just a phenomenon of the upper grades (Breaoen, 2007). This literature review examines what empirical literature conveys on the topic of elementary school absenteeism. Bibliography lists 12 sources.
Why High School Competitive Sports are Desirable
This 9 page paper examines high school sports and looks at both sides of the issue. Several arguments are noted including the idea that steroid abuse is rampant in high schools, that schools should focus solely on academics, and that high school sports celebrates community. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
Women's Participation in Traditionally Male Sports
This 6 page essay reviews the 1992 film A League of Their Own, directed by Penny Marshall, whose characters comprise a team in the AAGPBL, and a young adult novel by Liz Tigelaar, Playing with the Boys, which portrays the struggles of a high school girl who wins a place on her high school's football team as a place kicker. Bibliography lists 4 sources.