College students need to build a certain set of skills to succeed with their college education.
Solving homework assignments and simply learning material by heart is not enough.
Roosevelt High School student Anika Kaplan, 15, poses for a photo with her school nurse Nicky Zimmerman.
The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that all schools have at least one on-site nurse and the ratio be no greater than one nurse to 750 students. Oregon does not mandate that schools have nurses on staff.
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Are you still trying to find ways in which college is different from high school?
Well, these educational institutions have plenty in common. The only thing we can tell you for sure is that college will be appreciated by those adolescents who: It’s up to you to keep in mind all test and exam dates.
They did this by walking out, closing schools for the day so that they could march the streets to rally support for more money for public education.
Last Friday my daughter's English teacher, Shawn Swanson, who teaches at Roosevelt High School in Portland, sent a letter to the families of all his students to explain the action: "Over the last 30 years, Oregon has spent far less than the national average per pupil, which has resulted in larger class sizes, reduced instruction time and cuts to physical education, art, vocational and music classes.