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Teacher Fails Students Who Won't Do Work and Her School District Fired Her

Teacher Fails Students Who Won't Do Work and Her School District Fired Her | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
Diane Tirado was told she had to give students at least a 50% grade, even if they handed in zero work. She didn't and now she's lost her job.
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MAKA – in a DIFFERENT WAY

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I have long been a critic of our education system and it’s OVERPAID beneficiaries.

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For a long time, the answer has been “throw more money at it” – and it will improve. The admins play upon parents who want better for their children – and then do not deliver.

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This teacher did the RIGHT thing – and got fired.

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If parents REALLY love their children – they will get involved. It is time for change – from kindergarten through higher education. A makeover is long over due.

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The New Teacher Project says low expectations hurt kids

The New Teacher Project says low expectations hurt kids | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
For many kids, what they learn in high school isn’t preparing them for success in college or in their career. A new report delves into how our education system is letting them down.
Al Cannistra's insight:

It should be obvious we have a problem, however because educators are such a large voting and economic block, the necessary conversation does not happen. IMO, it is not necessarily the teachers who are to blame. A long stern look at the admins and the programs they dictate may have surprising consequences. Constantly pouring money into education is not a solution. Time to look into it…

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