Our School System (?!)

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Registered: 04-07-2002
Our School System (?!)
Wed, 12-07-2011 - 9:36pm

Folks, I was watching the talk show Anderson Cooper today.

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Registered: 08-23-1997
Wed, 12-07-2011 - 10:55pm
I agree with you. My last district had truly evil administrators and good people did nothing because they feared for their jobs. They were right to be afraid. When I disagreed with my principal, I was not renewed.
Things are only going to get worse with all the emphasis on high stakes testing, although I did see a positive thing recently. A bunch of principals in NY state signed a petition protesting the new teacher evaluation system that NY is putting in place.
I'm very jaded now. I really need a job but, sometimes the thought of going back into k-12 education makes me literally sick to my stomach.
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Registered: 12-04-2000
Thu, 12-08-2011 - 7:23pm

I saw them on Today a few weeks ago. I'm not defending the teacher or administration, but we all know that over time there are situations that