April 29, 2018
Shouldn’t teachers and administrators who encourage (or take part in) walkouts during school hours be fired?!? Shouldn’t that also be the case for ones who encourage students and teachers to walkout during school hours?
This needs to be stopped – these people are eating up our tax dollars with their tyrannical and bullying behavior. And they are causing parents and children grief (financial and emotional). They are negative role models for our children.
The article below by Ed is Watching, was linked in Blog 0334.
It can be found at: http://ediswatching.org/teacher-walkouts-potentially-cost-taxpayers-11-5-million/
New Update: Teacher Walkouts Potentially Cost Taxpayers $ 13.3 Million
According to Colorado Chalkbeat, 27 Colorado school districts have cancelled classes due to the teacher walkouts scheduled later this week. Based on the average teacher salary in each district plus the cost of PERA benefits, the teacher walkouts in the 27 districts are potentially costing taxpayers $13.3 million. This figure does not include classified employees who serve at each school.
April 24, 2018
The Left, mainstream media, and schools exploit students and events. Exploit: to use someone or something unfairly for your own advantage.
They politicize everything. Politicize: bring everything into the realm of politics, whether it belongs there or not.
John Newkirk published this article last month. At the end I include some documentation links he emailed, that support his claim that students are being politicized in school.
“Let’s protest a system that increasingly politicizes our students, yet spends increasingly less time on morality and character development. ” — John Newkirk
Examples of Student Politicization
by John Newkirk
Our lives are full of routine and mundane days, punctuated by moments of gobsmacked reality that make us wish to God for just another routine and mundane day.
That April day started out like most others; dew-covered grass blades bowed beneath budding aspen sprouts, newborn calves gamboling in the meadow, and mountain bluebirds returning from their winter range, clothed in the same azure as the Colorado columbine. A day’s worth of sunshine made the pastures greener, but a day’s worth of driving had me looking forward to hanging my hat, shuckin’ off the boots and setting my feet on the hearth.
But then the phone rang, and life would never be the same.
“Can you come to the church?” she pleaded, “Something terrible’s happened!” Continue reading