Spot the Difference: U.S. Education vs. Finland Education

By Amanda Li, Clarion Staff Reporter With all the recent teacher strikes in the United States, specifically in major cities like Los Angeles, Chicago and Sacramento, one may begin questioning the U.S. educational system.  In relation to other countries, the U.S. is ranked low, while Finland is at the top, according to the 2015 Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) international survey, which is conducted every … Continue reading Spot the Difference: U.S. Education vs. Finland Education

The Gem Among Us

By Saeri Plagmann, Feature Editor If people were to consider all the things they take for granted in life, how many would start appreciating them? It is useless to simply recognize the things that are being disregarded every day; it all comes down to what people do after that realization. Malissia Bordeaux, a senior at Kennedy, took consideration of this at an early age. Malissia … Continue reading The Gem Among Us

Education Under the Trump Administration

By Cynthia Dominguez, Clarion Staff Throughout the course of the recent Presidential election, the general consensus among the public was that the next four years would be unpredictable regardless of the income level. Leading up to the election, millennials active on social media outpoured support for Senator Bernie Sanders, yet the winner of the election happened to be the opposite of Sanders. Most young adults … Continue reading Education Under the Trump Administration