Extra Credit Reading: Friday, December 15, 2006
What's in a name? A lot if you're sitting on the Florida school board that just might name a brand-spanking new elementary school the Breakfast Point Academy.
The Wanker of the Day Award goes to.... Florida elementary school teacher Heather Ovalles, who was arrested and booked on a charge of cultivating her own Secret Garden. (We suspect that Ovalles will soon be the recipient of a Darwin Award in Education as well.)
Here's a relative rarity in the relatively rarified world of public school administration: A principal who actually lost his job due to misconduct. (Accountability for administrators as well as teachers...Will wonders never cease? What will they think of next? Something really radical like Merit-Based Promotion in Public Education?)
History Friday: Florida high school history teacher and navy veteran James Brown has been recalled to active-duty and will soon be witnessing history in Afghanistan.
In response to a number of commenters responding to this post, Polski3 has decided to continue blogging and not let his voice be silenced! Woot!
Today's Non-Sequitur: Take a look at this story and photo of the world's tallest man, who saved the lives of not just one but two dolphins!