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About 3.5 hours of homework a day for high schoolers? That's too much.

About 3.5 hours of homework a day for high schoolers? That's too much. | Persuasion - Everything's Up for Discussion | Scoop.it
A poll of public school teachers finds that on average, high school students are assigned 3.5 hours of homework per weeknight, or more than 17 hours a week. Or that’s the teachers’ perspective, anyway.

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Man arrested for showing gun after argument - New York Daily News

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Man arrested for showing gun after argument
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Police said two neighbors of the Overbrook Park section of the city got into an argument over shoveling snow, according to TV station WPVI.
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How to Use Basic Persuasion to Get You a Job [INFOGRAPHIC]

How to Use Basic Persuasion to Get You a Job [INFOGRAPHIC] | Persuasion - Everything's Up for Discussion | Scoop.it
It's a little known fact that persuasion can help you land the dream job - but how? This infographic by NowSourcing gives some of the best tips.
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Once you've reviewed this infographic, annotate the article for five instances where persuasive appeals are used ( you may choose which you not, but you may have no more than two of the same types of appeals).  

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Embrace Life - always wear your seat belt

For all licensing and broadcast information visit: http://www.alexandercommercials.co.uk All material © 2010 Sarah Alexander/Daniel Cox/Sussex Safer Roads Pa...
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Video: True Believers in Justice

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The filmmaker Dawn Porter follows Travis Williams, a young public defender in the Deep South, who struggles against long hours, low pay and staggering caseloads to bring justice to all.
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Video: Calorie Detective

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With the help of a science lab, the filmmaker Casey Neistat finds that calorie listings on food labels can be highly inaccurate.
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Video: Drones for America!

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In this animated satire, a former K.G.B. agent welcomes a future in which Americans live under the watchful eyes of drones.
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The Buffett Rule Explained: Revenue, Definition, Fact Check, Bill - Obama White House (2012)

http://thefilmarchive.org/ April 11, 2012 The National Economic Council (NEC) of the United States is the principal forum used by the President of the United...
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Courting Cowardice on Same-Sex Marriage

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The highest court in the land is bold at all the wrong moments of history.
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OTL: What's lurking in your stadium food?

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At 28 percent of the venues, more than half of the concession stands or restaurants incurred at least one
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» Why Reliance on Technology is a Bad Thing - World of Psychology

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With the recent merger announcement of the New York Stock Exchange with Archipelago Exchange, pundits seem to agree that this merger signals the beginning of
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This shopping mall's amazing story is the perfect argument for immigration reform - Salon

This shopping mall's amazing story is the perfect argument for immigration reform - Salon | Persuasion - Everything's Up for Discussion | Scoop.it
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This shopping mall's amazing story is the perfect argument for immigration reform
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This shopping mall's amazing story is the perfect argument for immigration reform. Comprehensive reform appears likely to die in Congress.
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Don't forget to use SOAPSTone!

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Leonard Pitts: One small tweet - Leonard Pitts Jr. - MiamiHerald.com

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“Surrender, Dorothy!”
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Video: Death of a Prisoner

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The filmmaker Laura Poitras follows the tragic return home to Yemen of a Guantánamo Bay prison detainee, Adnan Latif.
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Video: A Day in the Near Future

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Soon, responsive robots and products will help us wake up, perform at work and make us dinner. Carla Diana and the artist Katie Turner give us a glimpse of a typical day in our near future.
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Video: Calorie Detective

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With the help of a science lab, the filmmaker Casey Neistat finds that calorie listings on food labels can be highly inaccurate.
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"Progress" by Max Cougar Oswald

Presentation of research from PWR 2 class that showcases a creative analysis of the cultural impact of modern technology. Winner of the Stanford Lunsford Awa...
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As you watch this video, pay close attention to what this student has to say about the effect of social media on today's society. Post your thoughts about what he says here. (You may NOT simply restate someone else's comment!)
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Video: Young and Unemployed

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Landon Thomas Jr., a New York Times reporter, looks at the growing problem of long-term unemployment for British youth.
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An Education, Over the Border and Under the Radar - Slide Show - NYTimes.com

Dozens of high school students cross from Tijuana, Mexico, into Southern California every day to attend American high schools.
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