It has been many years since I watched my little 2nd grade daughter stand across the street , tears falling down her cheeks, holding her tummy as she lined up to go into Irving School. 1,390 more words
Tags » US Education System
There is a conviction, among some educators, that schools are too preoccupied with academic subjects. Hardly their fault ,of course, given that what is taught , in the classroom, is driven by the respective prescribed curriculum and assessment regimes. 603 more words
Well, this movie is depressing.
Detachment, starring Adrien Brody as a substitute teacher who tries to avoid close human relationships and has pretty much shunned having feelings at all, takes a month-long position at a troubled school, where the staff and students are burned out. 445 more words
Current annual statistics in one glance. This is where priorities lie in the United States. In large part, due to the Prison Industrial Complex. The greed of corporations to make money off of the social and economic inequity of caging people in droves for non-violent offenses. 107 more words