Discrimination Describe one instance of discrimination sexual racial reli gious

Discrimination describe one instance of

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4. Discrimination:Describe one instance of discrimination (sexual, racial, reli-gious, class, or age) that you have witnessed or experienced.
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Write Effective Topic Sentences163impressive literacy rates (both above ninety-nine percent). Writes Mark H. Teeter forThe Moscow News,“Russians and Americans share a long tradition of dimly per-ceiving each other’s societies,and recent developments on both countries’schoolfronts neatly illustrate this through-a-glass-darkly effect.”Though both systems arehighly-acclaimed,they are each as different as the countries they belong to.2 In Russia,primary and secondary school education is compulsory fromaround age seven to age fifteen. At fifteen,students either go on to vocationalschool,join the work force,or remain in secondary school for two more years inorder to graduate and go on to higher education.This decision is usually notmade by the student,but by a combination of factors including family standardsand expectations,class,and location.Students who come from a family of indus-trial workers,for example,will usually go on to become one themselves.Russianstudents specialize early on in school,and as a result they know from a youngage what type of career they are headed for.In recent years,specialized schoolscalled“gymnasia”have become increasingly common in which students can fo-cus on subjects such as music and foreign languages.3 The Russian Ministry of Education determines the curriculum and as a result,all schools meet a certain national standard of education (Teeter).Along withthe usual requirements,the Russian curriculum emphasizes oral communication,memorization,and recitation.Russian school children are well-versed in the poetryof the beloved poet Pushkin,and can recite famous lines without hesitation.4 In the classroom,the code of conduct between students and teachers isformal and respectful. When a teacher enters the room at the beginning of class,
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