Extra Credit Reading: Sunday, December 10, 2006
Each 24 hours, readers may vote here for their favorite EduBlog in this year's Weblog Awards. (Realistically, we've got no chance whatsoever as there are some good EduBloggers in the field, but we're honored to be included.)
Our latest Wonkitorial briefly takes a look at the need to advocate the studying of the Arts and Humanities in our public schools.
Oh boy! Another teacher suspended without pay for showing an "R-rated" film in class, this time the French movie Amélie . (Ed's Note to our fellow teachers: show "R-rated" motion pictures at your professional peril regardless of whatever parent permission forms you may (or may not) have obtained. We answer to school boards as well as parents and building principals...)
Today's Non Sequiturs: There's more than meets the eye to this story about how they're taking down the Christmas trees in Seattle's airport. (Believe it or not, we have to agree with the rabbi, at least in this case.) Meanwhile, the reason for the season is disappearing from Christmas cards in Britain.