Time to close Chicago Public Schools
Between sipping espresso and beating their students into conniptions, it is completely understandable that very little teaching and learning is being accomplished in Chicago’s Public Schools. For the sake of America’s reputation around the world, it is time to close Chicago Public Schools. From cbs2chicago dot com: Hundreds of students have allegedly been beaten by teachers, coaches and staff at Chicago Public Schools. 2 Investigator | Read More »
Chicago’s Public Schools- It Takes a Paddle to Raise a Child
h/t Drudge It does look like all that Annenberg money that Barack Obama and his pal William Ayers spent might have been diverted to, um, weapons of @$$ destruction. CBS Chicago reports on a scandal that has broken out involving physical abuse at Chicago pulic schools. CHICAGO (CBS) ? CBS 2 Investigator Dave Savini exposed illegal corporal punishment in public schools, and the report is | Read More »
Urge Schwarzenegger to veto this!
The California legislature has passed a bill which only needs the governor’s signature to become law. This bill, AB 2567, seeks to create an officially recognized celebration in California schools of “Harvey Milk Day”, on May 22 each year. Wikipedia describes Milk as “an American politician who was the first openly gay man to be elected to public office in the United States”. He was | Read More »
If you just ignore the dropouts, the graduation rate is 100%
Cross-posted on Right Michigan at www.RightMichigan.com. Twenty-five percent. That’s how many public school students in Michigan don’t graduate within four years. Twenty-five percent. But don’t get too worked up over the number… because if that gets the blood pressure up, well, when you dig into some of the district breakdowns you might have a freaking aneurism. I’m a Grand Rapids guy and we’ve got a | Read More »
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Detroit Public School Board members in the State House?
Cross-posted on Right Michigan at www.RightMichigan.com. It is the middle of July which means it is time for the media to start covering every angle and bit of minutiae associated with the rapidly approaching primary elections. And with good reason. We head to the polls three weeks from tomorrow already! At the Lansing State Journal the calendar means a discussion of the political implications of | Read More »