Schools and Neighbor… on Fundamental Flaws
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I’m horrified by the new Arizona law requiring all immigrants to carry documentation with them wherever they go. This seems like an idiotic idea for a wide range of reasons, not all of which I’ll go into here. One clear … Continue reading
Scott McLeod over at Dangerously Irrelevant has provided an excellent analysis of arguments against tenure. One thing to keep in mind as you’re considering this debate: Tenure is not a bullet-proof guarantee of perpetual employment. Tenure is a union-based protection … Continue reading
Michael Birnbaum has an article in the Washington Post today about Maryland educators’ resistance to a proposed evaluation scheme put out by the Maryland Board of Education. The new rule would require that at least 50% of a teacher’s evaluation … Continue reading
A group of students in New Jersey walked out of school today, purportedly to protest budget cuts handed down by governor and noted dumb-ass Chris Christie. According to the article, the school district’s state aid was reduced by 2/3. Apparently … Continue reading
Ye cats. Here we go!