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Should Tablets Replace Textbooks?: Reading Practice 5 (discussion)

By | September 28, 2015

Publishing for the K-12 school market is an $8 billion industry, with three companies – McGraw-Hill, Pearson, and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt – capturing about 85% of this market. Tablets are a $72 billion industry with 42% of US adults owning a tablet. As tablets have become more prevalent, a new debate has formed over whether K-12 school districts… Read More »

Animal Testing: Reading Practice 4 (discussion)

By | September 7, 2015

Animal testing is a deeply divided subject, with a great deal of passion, emotion, and ideas on both sides regarding the ethic of the practice. Some people support animal testing and some others oppose it. The scientific community is strongly in favor of animal testing. The medical breakthroughs that have occurred as a result of animal testing are… Read More »

Family Vehicles: Reading Practice 2 (discussion)

By | May 9, 2015

The recently issued policy on low-cost green cars (LCGCs), enabling people from lower classes to purchase family vehicles, has sparked controversy among people, especially those in major cities such as Jakarta. It cannot be denied that any policy must have two impacts – both positive and negative. Some have applauded the idea, saying that it is a good… Read More »

The Pros and Cons of School Uniforms: Reading Practice 1 (discussion)

By | February 15, 2015

Researchers are divided over how much of an impact – if any – dress policies have upon student learning. A 2004 book makes the case that uniforms do not improve school safety or academic discipline. A 2005 study, on the other hand, indicates that in some Ohio high schools uniforms may have improved graduation and attendance rates, although… Read More »