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    • 1943 Agricola

    • Branch Agricultural College (Cedar City, Utah); Student activities; Yearbooks;
    • Documents student life at the Branch Agricultural College; photographs of students, faculty, and campus life.
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    • EDUCATION REFORM IN AMERICA 9 Obama has created a Race to the Top Fund, a $4.35 billion grant program available to any state who submits reform goals for their state’s education and shows improvement. As part of these reforms states must also adopt...
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    • Honorary Degree Ellis L. Armstrong At age fifty-five, Ellis L. Armstrong is a world figure in engineering. He is one of America's most distinguished citizens and public servants. He is married to Florine Clark Armstrong and is the father of six...
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    • EDUCATION REFORM IN AMERICA 10 Chapter 3: Literature Review Introduction The literature pinpoints a wide array of factors that contribute to weaknesses in America’s education system and also suggest various ways to improve it. Some argue that...
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    • The Causes of Childhood Obesity Thirty years ago, eating fast food was rare and snacking between meals was an occasional treat. Children ate meals prepared at home with regular portions and vegetables. Most kids walked to school, played at recess,...
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    • 8 million to the education system for this, and similar, purposes (National Defense Education Act of 1958, 2001). Funding for gifted programs started to increase during the 1970’s and 1980’s, in part, due to the creation of an official government...
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    • Honorary 'Df9ree Spencer ':Fox 'Eccfes Spencer fox Eccles was born August 24 , 1934, and raised in Ogden, Utah. He graduated from the University of Utah in 1956 with a bachelor of science degree in banking and finance after which he attended the...
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    • PERCEIVED OUTCOMES OF TLIM PROGRAM 134 Graham, S. (1996). What’s “emotional” about social motivation? A comment. In J. Juvonen & K. Wentzel (Eds.), Social motivation: Understanding children’s school adjustment, (pp. 346-360). New York, NY:...
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    • EDUCATION REFORM IN AMERICA 15 Inconsistent Academic Standards According to research done by the Council of Chief State School Officers and National Governors Association Center: For years, the academic progress of our nation’s students has been...
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    • 11 with other nations….If we ensure that America’s children succeed in life, they will ensure that America succeeds in the world” (Bush, 2006). However, Baker (2007) discovered a negative correlation between countries that scored high on...
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    • 15 each homework assignment must be clear and targeted.” They further suggest that “more evaluation should be done with regard to using homework time more effectively” (2012). Marzano and Pickering (2007) state there is growing evidence of the...
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    • 15 A Historical Lens: The Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries Benjamin Franklin (1788) provides great insight into how languages were taught during his time period. America’s language acquisition curriculum started with years of learning Latin in...
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    • 16 Also in the 1800s, Edgar Allen Poe, a famous nineteenth century author said, “Even where the sense is perfectly clear, a sentence may be deprived of half its force—its spirit—its point by improper punctuation” (as quoted in Shaw, 1963, p. 15);...
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    • He became affiliated with Brigham Young University in 1954 where he taught history and religion. After a rewarding career, he was retired from B.Y.U. in December, 1972, as emeritus professor of history. His teaching career had thus progressed...
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    • EDUCATION REFORM IN AMERICA 22 Increasing familial involvement in America is a starting point in bottom-up reform efforts. The family unit is the basic unit of society, where citizens learn their first life lessons. It seems only natural that the...
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    • EDUCATION REFORM IN AMERICA 24 general public education in America which comprises approximately 85% of all elementary and secondary students in America (nces.ed.gov/fastfacts/display.asp?id=372). I believe that school choice will enhance...
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    • EDUCATION REFORM IN AMERICA 26 incorrectly assumes that “choice” inherently fixes any of the problems that plague America’s schools. Weissberg argues that choice is not the “active ingredient” that will fix America’s education system. He states,...
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    • :J{onorary 'Degree James '13. :J-fayes James B. Hayes, who has served as publisher of two major national magazines, is now directing his attention toward the future of the nation's children. He is the founder and chairman of ''The New American...
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    • EDUCATION REFORM IN AMERICA 2 Abstract The education reform movement that started during the presidency of Jimmy Carter has been underway for 35 years. Research shows that despite federal reform efforts and vast increases in educational...

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