General ConfusionNorth Carolina is a great state with more fresh water streams than Brokefornia!
General ConfusionNorth Carolina is a great state with more fresh water streams than Brokefornia!
Quote:…imagine the treatment UNTENURED or probationary teachers must endure by power-wielding administrators who are disciplined for simply expressing opinions, questioning policies or procedures that simply do not work, or even more egregious, for personality conflicts with members of the administration. The press MUST publicize these untold stories and hold the NYC Department of Education AND the United Federation of Teachers (UFT) accountable for their actions, or lack thereof. Many administrators, not all, have a ‘superiority-complex’ due to their positionality and experience (number of years) in the system. New teachers by virtue of their position as “inexperienced,” “young,” or “new” to the system are devalued and seen as easily dispensable if they go against the grain in ANY way. I am reminded by the poignant statement Senator Barack Obama made in one of his speeches when he asserted, “Longevity does not necessarily guarantee good judgment."
Comrade LoafThis is more evidence that all union school teachers may not be literate themselves. Aren't government jobs awesome!
darskiSpelling is irrelevant. All letters are equal - all letters are interchangeable. A
deadbuffalopodcastGlorious poster, my comrade! When in doubt, always use the "Kill Whitey" fist for maximum effect. Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev would be proud.
BensnootyI can already see the Dixon-Neely Act that will require all students to verify their UTF approved credentials for their free, generous and glorious public education. From then on, teachers will have to do nothing but project an Amerikkkan flag on the Proxima and sit back and relax as the student body screams at the top of their lungs for seven hours a day. Only the teacher will be allowed to take a break for lunch during which the UTF monitor will maintain order and proper decibel range.
The teachers unions are the clearest example of a group that has lost its way. Whenever anyone dares to offer a new idea, the unions protest the loudest.
Their attitude was memorably expressed by a long-time president of the American Federation of Teachers: He said, quote, “When school children start paying union dues, that’s when I’ll start representing the interests of children.”
The teachers unions don’t fight for our children. That’s our job. And our job keeps getting harder because the unions wield outsized influence in elections and campaigns. . .
The President can’t have it both ways: He can’t talk up reform, while indulging the groups that block it. He can’t be the voice of disadvantaged public-school kids, and the protector of special interests.
President Obama has made his choice, and I have made mine: As president, I will be a champion of real education reform in America, and I won’t let any special interest get in the way.
We have to stop putting campaign cash ahead of our kids.
Quote:Many staff members of the Rowan-Salisbury Public Schools, including Ms. Dixon-Neely, have been subjected to criticism from around the country because of the classroom recording. This criticism has included veiled threats. Ms. Dixon-Neely also has received messages that include racist language and sentiments. It is time for us to move beyond this incident so that we and everyone else who cares about our students can return our full attention to student success.
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