Sunday, March 23, 2014

3-23-14 Seattle Schools Community Forum

Seattle Schools Community Forum:

Seattle Schools This Week
Wednesday, March 26thOversight Work Session on Athletics/Transportation from 4-6 p.m.  I'm assuming from the length of it that these are two sessions in one.  Agenda.Athletic (sic) Presentation- among the "strengths" - It is interesting to try to read between the lines.  It almost sounds like this department wants to run more effectively and smoothly but needs help with technology and a

Race in our Public Schools

More news on race and children in America.I offer this information as news.  I have tried not to editorialize much here but to listen to what others are saying.  Somewhere in this country, people are suspending preschoolers and most of them are children of color or Special Education students.  (I didn't even know you could suspend a pre-schooler.)  This story from the Huffington Post.  It's a wide
3-22-14 Seattle Schools Community Forum Week
Seattle Schools Community Forum:Seattle Schools Community ForumSeattle Schools and Opting OutI'll have to ask SPS just what happens if a student opts out of a school-wide test.  But here is what is happening in other parts of the country (and it's just wrong).From the Washington Post's The Answer Sheet, the policy of "sit and stare."  Districts and schools are allowing students to opt ou