Tag: schools

Kid Sent Home Over Obama "Hi, Hater" T-Shirt

What do you think? Offended?  Amused?  Confused? A T-shirt with President Barack Obama’s picture on it didn’t go over too well with a school teacher on Monday. But it was the wording on the shirt and not the president’s photo that might have broken rules. Those words were “Hi Haters.” (Calif. student told to remove... Read more »

Catalyst Magazine Rolls Out Some Updates

What do you think about these three recent offerings from Catalyst Magazine, which focus on increases in reported violence, value-added elementary school ratings, and Grow Your Own? Violence on the rise inside Chicago high schools. In the past year, violent incidents inside or on the grounds of Chicago’s high schools rose by almost 20 percent…Over... Read more »

School Violence Summit-Just Another Dog & Pony Show?

I’ll be posting everything I can find about the big “violence summit” here, which is turning into a local and national event.  [See additions by clicking at bottom.] Breakfast with Mayor Daley. Will meet with families of victims Lynn Sweet Education Secretary Arne Duncan and Attorney General Eric Holder are expected to meet privately with... Read more »
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