Then And Now

In the past, children would get up in the morning, do their chores, eat breakfast, walk to school, come home, eat dinner, do their homework, and go to bed. What you learned in school was connected to everyday life to make understanding easier and more relevant and your classmates were neighborhood friends. Reading involved discussion, […]

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Special Education Or Education Slavery

According to NYSED, “Instructional Expenditures for General Education are K-12 expenditures for classroom instruction (excluding Special Education) plus a proration of building level administrative and instructional support expenditures. These expenditures include amounts for instruction of students with disabilities in a general-education setting. District expenditures, such as transportation, debt service and district-wide administration are not included.” […]

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Control And Chaos

Control: to direct the behavior of (a person or animal); to cause (a person or animal) to do what you want; to have power over (something); to direct the actions or function of (something); to cause (something) to act or function in a certain way. Chaos: Complete confusion and disorder : a state in which […]

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Don’t Standardize Me

Recently Jaden Smith, son of actor Will Smith received negative comments from mainstream media for his comments about the system of education in America. His comments: “If Everybody In The World Dropped Out Of School We Would Have A Much More Intelligent Society;” and “School Is The Tool To Brainwash The Youth;” and “If Newborn […]

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More Cuts = More Corps

Once again the American people are faced with across the board cuts to federal spending that will undoubtedly trickle down to negatively affect the growing “middle class” by increasing taxes and lowering services. The elected leaders of our country, after years of uncontrolled spending and corporate pandering, now expect the American public to place their […]

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Capitalizing On Socialism

Democracy: A form of government in which people choose leaders by voting; an organization in which everyone is treated equally and has equal rights; government by the people. Socialism: A way of organizing a society in which major industries are owned and controlled by the government rather than by individual people and companies; a stage […]

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