Friday, January 19, 2007

Extra Credit Reading: Friday, January 19, 2007

Get a load of the 12 and 13-year-old knuckleheads who thought it would be amusing to doctor their science teacher's beverage.

Don't kids sometimes say the darndest most annoying things? Here's how parents can respond to the six most bothersome.

While attending a recent inservice at the County Office of Education, history teacher Polski3 learned
an important lesson concerning the EduCracy's real budgetary priorities.

Grad Student Jenny D.
ponders whether or not teachers unions can actually make a positive contribution to the betterment of the Teaching Craft. Education Sector's also has something to say about the unions.

No surprise here: The smartest 10 percent of children
will end-up being the nation's leaders in medicine, engineering, law, the sciences and academia. And here's another non-surprise: How much would you like to bet that few of that 10 percent would even consider devoting their life's work to serving our children in a public school classroom? (If you haven't read Alice in EduLand, maybe now's the time.)

The U.S. Department of Education Central Government's Bureau Of Truth and EduRegulation Compliance continues to celebrate the passage of the Federal No Child Left Behind Act. Read about the latest love-fest
over there.

Today's Non Sequitur: Do you or someone you know suffer from "
Ugly Bra Strap Syndrome?" (Here's more for those who feel that they must be slaves to a part of this latest fashion idiocy trend.)
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