Posts Tagged: U.S. Department of Education

BustED Pencils Trending News: Unprecededented; Sick; Reckless; “beaten curs”

        170 teaching vacancies in early November! UNPRECEDENTED for Detroit Public Schools. DPS facing surge of midyear teacher departures http://www.freep.com/story/news/local/michigan/detroit/2015/11/26/dps-teachers-leaving/76311802/       Sick schools, air unfit to breath, teachers fear¬†being fired if reported,¬†Asthma (in some schools) reach epidemic levels. Crumbling Schools Add Health Problems to Classroom Stress http://news.yahoo.com/crumbling-schools-add-health-problems-classroom-stress-190223653.html   “As future… Read more »

BustED Pencils Trending News: Less; Squashed; Ass Backwards

“Less school, (way) more play” 5 Reasons Finland Has More Effective Schools Than The U.S. https://www.facebook.com/HuffingtonPost/videos/10153486502541130/?fref=nf   Freedom and creativity in the classroom squashed by drilling and excessive state Standards testing. Burnt out: teachers overwhelmed and resigning http://www.dailycommercial.com/news/article_0fa3f74b-508b-54c1-8e96-e565c3d8fbe4.html   If this isn’t ass backwards… IEPs Must Be Aligned to Grade-Level Standards, Says New Federal Guidance… Read more »