A Freely Offered Translation of an APS Press Release, 3.30.09

Understanding it is often difficult for those not in the teaching profession to comprehend the meaning and impact of statements coming from those in education, the following translation has been offered by me, a professional educator, of a communication emanating earlier today from APS Superintendent Winston Brooks. Below is the word-for-word release (in standard text)… Read More A Freely Offered Translation of an APS Press Release, 3.30.09

For Whom the NCLB Bell Tolls…

Yesterday my school staff received the email I’ve been dreading ever since the era of “No Child Left Behind” began. It’s title: “What is Continuous Classroom Improvement? (CCI)” Yep, my school is now going to “continuously improve” using state-of-the-art, 1993 business goal setting strategies. It’s because we are in “corrective action”. We’ve been bad…and we… Read More For Whom the NCLB Bell Tolls…