Monday, December 11, 2006

Extra Credit Reading: Monday, December 11, 2006

In what must be a sign of these sad times, school administrators around the country feel as though they must bag girls' purses in order to keep students safe.

U.S. Education Secretary Margaret Spellings has given a sinecure to hired yet another high-ranking minion underling who has absolutely no teaching experience or public education background whatsoever.

Over at Leather Penguin, T.C. observes that when it comes to Freedom of Choice, members of Washington State's teachers union don't seem to have much choice at all. This is especially true when it comes to financially backing causes and candidates that fee-payers may not support...

Would you believe that there's a teacher out there who incorporates iPods into her teaching? Believe it!

Voting continues for the best EduBlog over at this year's Weblog Awards. Readers may vote here once every 24 hours.

Today's Non Sequitur: Our friend the Watcher over at Watcher of Weasels presents broad-based sampling of thoughts and ideas from the Blogosphere's Political Right regarding the Iraqi Study Group's suggested course for ending U.S. involvement in the Iraqi Civil War.
See our latest EduPosts here and yesterday's Extra Credit Reading there.