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  • Petition for adjuncts' rights and privileges

    Petition for adjuncts' rights and privileges

     PETITION FOR ADJUNCTS RIGHTS AND BENEFITS   THE TWO-TIER SYSTEM: CUNY RUNS ON ADJUNCT LABOR. The PSC proudly displays this slogan on the walls of Union Hall and rightly so! Adjuncts comprise over 50% CUNY faculty. They are valuable members of the academic community and deserve...

    1 Signatures
  • let ben go to local school

    let ben go to local school

    Ben is a young boy from belfast. Ben is ment to start school in september. We had our local school (bens 2 sisters attend)and schools around the area we live in as our choices We recieved a letter today to tell us that he didnt get in to any of these schools due to so many applacations. We also got...

    11 Signatures
  • Effective Teacher Education System

    Effective Teacher Education System

    By signing this petition, as a DCCCD student, you are agreeing to the terms of this petition. The terms include, if a teachers mandatory faculty evaluations comeback at least 50% negative or less, then that teacher will be considered to take a mandatory pedagogy or andragogy class to enhance the professor...

    0 Signatures
  • College Textbooks Should be Free

    College Textbooks Should be Free

    The point of textbooks are to educate students, not the worth of the book(s)Textbooks are mandatory and something college students need to pass most of their classes however they are already paying for the classes so the books should not be another hundred or two for each courseSome students...

    32 Signatures
  • Change the Class Color!

    Change the Class Color!

    Our freshman class color this year is green! Not a lot of people own green clothes nor do they like the color green. By signing this petition, we can hopefully change our class color to blue for next year when the Class of 2015 graduates. This means that the incoming freshmen (Class of 2019) will take...

    3 Signatures
  • Allow hats to be worn at MHS

    Allow hats to be worn at MHS

    Every student, every day at menahga high school are asked by teachers and alumni to remove their hat. They say, "it's in the handbook" but even the handbook does not give a reason why hats cannot be worn. Disrespectful? How are hats disrespectful if they are worn like they are supposed to be worn? Bombs...

    1 Signatures
  • Government to supply guitar learning device to all schools

    Government to supply guitar learning device to all...

    A child's ability to learn to play guitar is heavily influenced by the child's attention and willingness to learn. Most children give up learning after just a few months because they fail to grasp the co-ordination between strumming and pushing the right chords. Learning to play guitar is a challenge...

    1 Signatures
  • Get UNC to openly publish their research results using Embryonic Stem Cells

    Get UNC to openly publish their research results using...

    The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has done research using embryonic stem cells but has not openly and publicly published experiment materials and methods, data or results. I have looked endlessly for any information on research with these stem cells at the University and have even tried...

    25 Signatures
  • BHMS Needs Boys & Girls Club

    BHMS Needs Boys & Girls Club

    The Bernardo Heights Middle School After School Program is lottery-based, and there is always a very long waiting list. Alternative After School Programs that provide transportation from the school are hard to find. The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego provides a safe, affordable and fun...

    12 Signatures
  • Uncap the grading scale

    Uncap the grading scale

    USC should uncap its grading scale to increase diversity in grades, thus restoring value to the grading scale. This would make it easier for employers to see who is truly qualified for a job and increase future job-seekers preparedness for their chosen field.

    9 Signatures
  • Bring back SQA appeals.

    Bring back SQA appeals.

    I as a school student have been through 5 years of higher education through SQA exams. Through out these years, you would sit prelims which are practise exams in exam conditions. With these results, if you were to under preform in the real exam, these prelims would prove evidence that in fact you do...

    67 Signatures
  • Appeal to Cancel Tuition Fee Hike for NYU

    Appeal to Cancel Tuition Fee Hike for NYU

    I, the undersigned, would like to petition against the New York University's decision to charge higher tuition fees thus affecting early decision applicants, who were given lower estimates before they accepted the offer to attend NYU.Students who were previously interested in studying at NYU...

    0 Signatures
  • Foreign Language

    Foreign Language

    Hi everyone, Recently, Fairfield has been cutting the education budget, which has caused the schools to cut important curriculum, like foreign language.  Many neighboring towns provide foreign language beginning in first grade, three times a week.  Studies show that exposure to a foreign...

    70 Signatures
  • Cancel Plans to Increase Tuition Fees at UVA

    Cancel Plans to Increase Tuition Fees at UVA

    I, the undersigned, would like to make my grievances known regarding the University of Virginia increasing its tuition fees for future applicants. This move will seriously deter future enrollees who may not be able to afford the fee hike. Under the newly announced tuition fee scheme, students wanting...

    0 Signatures
  • Postpone the Enforcement of the Ridley High School Dress Code

    Postpone the Enforcement of the Ridley High School...

    We, the student body of Ridley High School, feel as though the proposal to amend and enforce the Dress Code Policy should be postponed until next September. Considering the fact that we are only two months away from the end of the school year, we find the timing extremely impractical and unjust...

    1 Signatures
  • Take Middle Eastern History for Ramy

    Take Middle Eastern History for Ramy

    Ramy needs you

    1 Signatures
  • Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Research

    Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Research

    Sign this petition to show your support for increasing research involving induced pluripotent stem cells at UNC!

    0 Signatures
  • Opt out of federal school lunch policy

    Opt out of federal school lunch policy

    We, the people, support the removal of the National School Lunch Program from our school.  This policy came into effect to promote healthy eating, but the consequences forming from it are far too negative and this needs to be addressed right away.Currently, the school is under the National School...

    0 Signatures
  • Mrs Hanson to run Breakfast Club and Afterschool Club

    Mrs Hanson to run Breakfast Club and Afterschool Club

    If you would like Mrs Hanson to continue to run our Breakfast Club and to take on the running of the After School Club, please add your name to this petition.I started this petition as I do not see why we need to outsource to another company (Special Treasures) when we already have Mrs Hanson and...

    53 Signatures
  • No price on education

    No price on education

    Its time we stand up for our rights to free education.education is not a business its something that should benefit us and provide us with knowledge of the outside world.this petition is mainly concerned towards the dropping of a level citizenship from the aqa examination board just because it doesn...

    0 Signatures
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