LI School in national spotlight: Should students be suspended for “Tebowing”?

What happened? Two students (down from four at first) were suspended from Riverhead High School, because they kneeled in a hallway, in a stunt and/or tribute related to Tim Tebow, who kneels on the football field. Is suspension appropriate?

Taylor Mali on what teachers make (and thoughts on my Dad)

My Dad taught.  He taught at all levels.  He was a high school shop teacher and he was an Education Professor at Adelphi University.  but he was always a teacher first. He loved teaching more than anything.  He was at teaching at age 77 until the cancer stopped him.  The administrators couldn’t stop him.  He loved […]

The Shocking Doctrine of Education Reform Laid Bare by NBC | Naomi Klein

All my life, public schools have been holding bake sales to pay for basics, teachers have been buying class supplies, and the “great day” longed for in that classic bumper sticker remains elusive: “It will be a great day when our schools get all the money they need and the Air Force has to hold […]

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