The Teacher Union War On Parents

Is there a suicide prevention hot-line for teacher unions? There oughta be. “A half-century ago, teachers unions had a place in the American public. Now they have forgotten their place … going from protectors … to enablers of greed and malfeasance.” Half of America now sees teacher unions in a negative light. And the unions … Continue reading The Teacher Union War On Parents

The Pontificating Teacher-Snot

Meet Gregory Salcido … a pontificating teacher-snot who strutted tuff-tuff in front of a high school history class of sixteen-year-olds. Talking big … talking rough … talking smart-ass … and mocking the very warriors who protect his right to open his foul mouth … and let his spectacular ignorance spill out. “Think about the people … Continue reading The Pontificating Teacher-Snot

Education’s Armageddon: Homeschooling

Homeschoolers ... you're next. The feds have captured the public schools ...  and now they wanna make sure you can never escape. Orwell yourself and come to terms with what awaits your children on the horizon of government controlled education. Huxley yourself into the world of tomorrow when they will be plugged into lifetime situations based … Continue reading Education’s Armageddon: Homeschooling

“I Would’ve Stayed Longer” ~ Guest Post

GUEST POST - A friend and a recently retired teacher Marla Phan shares her insights.   While I left education of my own volition, I want to share why I would have stayed. Keeping my mouth shut about what I saw happening around me, things that were detrimental to actual teaching and learning, were contributors to … Continue reading “I Would’ve Stayed Longer” ~ Guest Post

First Grade Christmas Blues

Is this not the most perfect punctuation mark for this miserable moment of school failure? "School District Apologizes After Teacher Tells First Graders Santa Isn't Real" But they're not really sorry. Nope ... because Santa was in the way of that "grit 'n rigor" stuff.  So they called in Miss Grinch ... the Christmas Crud. She did … Continue reading First Grade Christmas Blues

Education’s Learned Idiots

"There is a widely held belief ... that if we start teaching children to read, write, and spell in preschool and kindergarten that they will be ahead of the game ... that pushing our kids to start early will make them better and give them the edge. But it doesn’t work that way, in fact it … Continue reading Education’s Learned Idiots

Common Core Blows Up! Let’s ‘Act’ Surprised!

WHAT A MESS! Wait! Wait! Wait! This Common Core reform was supposed to turn every kid into a planetary genius ... too smart for the rest of the world. Finland was gonna beg for our secrets. China and Japan, too. Bill Gates told us so. David Coleman swore on a stack of SATs.  Arne Duncan … Continue reading Common Core Blows Up! Let’s ‘Act’ Surprised!

Common Core: The Zombie Reform

Common Core just won’t die. It’s alive, alright. Maybe under an alias, but it’s the same old poison … spawning troubling stuff.  Half-time band-shows that disrespect law enforcement. Kindergarten teachers hosting “Transition” ceremonies … for a five-year-old boy who fancies himself a girl. How about Black Lives Matter curriculum guides?  Hijab days? Sanctuary elementary schools? Co-ed bathrooms? Or fifth graders … Continue reading Common Core: The Zombie Reform

The Village Idiots Strike Again

HEADLINE: "A Mississippi Marching Band Staged a Halftime Skit Depicting Students Pointing Guns at Police" Read that again ... so it sinks in. Why didn't parents know about this skit? Why wasn't this cleared before hand? Why does this band director still have his job? Why is the principal so clueless? This is the perfect case in … Continue reading The Village Idiots Strike Again

GOOD-BYE, COLUMBUS

All that's left of Columbus Day is a sale on runny ricotta ... and some crappy cannolis. As far as I can figure, somebody put dead Christopher Columbus on trial … sent his bones to prison ... where he was strung up by righteous liberals. So this is a sort of ghost holiday. It's here ... … Continue reading GOOD-BYE, COLUMBUS