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  • PJ, I agree there are so many problems with our schools today. I just wrote a paper about growth mindset. I wonder how things would be different if student grades were based on growth rather than fixed scores. I also think students should learn more real world skills and be exposed to other opportunities after high school rather than just going to college.

  • Nathan, you have some good points I agree with. Too many people are put in prison for crimes that don’t put the public at risk. It would be better to give prisoners skills and opportunities for rehabilitation, especially young offenders. That way after they have served their time in prison they might do better when entering the real world.

  • Olivia, you have made some great points. One thing I have heard about is it that doctors often prescribe more doses than are necessary. And like you said the medication is so addictive. That is one thing that could be a positive change-only give the minimum number of doses.

  • Catherine,
    I never have wore a uniform but do understand how it is going to a school where not everyone can afford nice clothes. The poverty rate in America is extremely high and in private school most children are not in the poverty. I believe that school uniforms are a great idea. There are people who do not have hip clothes or top brands. If…Read More

  • Whitlee,
    I am very glad you decided to talk about this subject. I would say your writing was more about tow separate topics, transgenders in the army and transgender suicide. I understand these are both very serious subjects and agree that trans and all LGBTQA+ should be allowed to be in the military or any position allowed to the general public.…Read More

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