Happy Martin Luther King Day

When I do a mediocre job at instruction, it isn’t intentional, but  Arizona is doing it deliberately:

In a meeting this week, administrators informed Mexican-American studies teachers to stay away from any units where “race, ethnicity and oppression are central themes,” including the teaching of Shakespeare’s classic in Mexican-American literature courses.

Read the depressing article at:

http://www.salon.com/2012/01/13/whos_afraid_of_the_tempest/singleton/

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January 17, 2012. Education. Leave a comment.

You May Erase the Blackboard…

From the Washington Post:

Two Fairfax County middle-school students used stolen passwords to wreak havoc with a school software application, erasing assignments and sending “poorly written pornographic e-mails.”

What a shame when our children can’t even write porn at grade level.

 

January 15, 2012. Uncategorized. Leave a comment.