'This is a GOOD block party' Marshfield Tattler
we all survived the block party, as proven by the few photos I managed
to shoot near the end of the night, when I could stop running around.
Farewell Ms. Gonzalez Drummond Blog
Dear Parents, Teachers and Students:
This is a difficult letter to write as I announce the departure of one
of our original Montessori teachers, and a good friend, Ms. Maria Luisa
Gonzalez. Ms. Gonzalez has been offered and has accepted a wonderful
new challenge at Suder Montessori where she will become the new
Rhee’s cynical tenure-for-pay swap. Small Talk
school chief Michelle Rhee’s proposal to swap teacher tenure rights for
significant pay increase, might seem reasonable and even attractive, in
the short run, especially to younger teachers.
More Violence, Less Playtime Violence Project
Kudos to the Chicago Sun-Times for their extensive piece on how the
increased violence is affecting children in neighborhoods where much of
this violence is taking place. Although I thought it could have gone
further in-depth in writing about the violence as a generational cycle,
they did a great a job in letting the [...]
If you get the Sunday New York Times here in Chicago, look in the Chicago Life magazine supplement for PURE comments on the Obama-McCain positions on education.
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