Monday, December 04, 2006

Extra Credit Reading: Monday, December 4, 2006

Heh. The U.S. Army lowers standards because it can't get enough recruits and somehow manages to blame the schools. (Why not blame them? Everyone else does...)

Math Monday: Check out this California high school algebra class whose fantasy football program
landed them a profile on cable's E.S.P.N.

Once again, the United States Supreme Lawmaking Body is going to "address" racial balance in public schools. (Prediction: S.C.O.T.U.S. will still be "addressing" the issues of race and racism in schools 20 years from now; it seems as though we don't actually settle controversies one way or the other anymore...)

Today's Non-Sequiturs: In one of those incidents that leaves us shaking our heads, Christmas
is being mocked by retail-outlet Spencer's with its vending of "adult-themed" holiday "pornaments." (A large number of my middle-school age students visit Spencer's regularly, which is makes this worse...)

What kind of parent creature would get a two-month-old baby drunk?
See our latest EduPosts and Saturday's Extra Credit Reading.