Have you heard what Governor of New Mexico Susana Martinez has to say about the work ethic of teachers? Public records requests of her emails show her to be a petty, vindictive, and teacher-hating person. An excerpt from a profile on Martinez: "The campaign emails and audio recordings also show how Martinez and her team strategized to maintain her strai […]
It's testing season, and your child may have been spending hours in the classroom preparing to take a high-stakes test, and now they might have to actually take an old state standardized test not aligned to new Common Core State Standards AND the new computer-based CCSS tests in the same spring. Too much testing? How about more learning and less testing […]
Just a thought: don't take health advice from a celebrity. Jenny McCarthy can backtrack all she wants, but she was a visible and vocal proponent of the false "vaccines cause autism" idea. http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2014/04/i-never-told-anyone-not-to-vaccinate/360655/ […]
Not right -- when schools and administrators are the bullies. In this case, a high school students tried to record proof of other students bullying him because previous attempts to get help from the school got him nowhere. Instead, the bullied student was arrested, his iPad video destroyed, and he was punished for making an illegal recording. At no time did […]
Over 700 schools in Los Angeles county have school gardens where children actually grow produce and flowers. We never hear about this -- we only hear about "failure" and "crisis"! Why is that? Can't make money off good news? http://www.lamag.com/lafood/digestblog/2014/04/11/kinder-garden-kids-put-their-green-thumbs-to-work-at-la-scho […]
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