Tag Archive: Alternative education

Teach the children well…

And in blue state Connecticut, ur teachers sure are doing a bang up job. I have two interesting stories for you. The first, is about the furious teacher. The second about the cow lover. Most teachers try real hard I am sure, but some are just special. Union lawyers need to make money too I guess.


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A Setback for Louisiana

As you may recall, Bobby Jindal has started a large voucher program for Louisiana schools. I’ve expressed support for this, even though some schools eligible for vouchers are teaching creationism. My point is that if it’s a choice between schools that don’t teach evolution and schools that don’t teach anything, that’s not really a choice. And it’s absurd to take some of the more nutty religious schools and claim this represents the entire system.… Read more

Nessie

Earlier this week, the Left Wing Echosphere was atwitter at the news that a Louisiana school eligible for vouchers had a fundamentalist religious science agenda that teaches, among other things, that the Loch Ness Monster is real and its existence refutes evolution. “Oh, Woe!” they cried, “our tax dollars are going to teach students this rubbish!”

Now never mind that, with hundreds of schools eligible for vouchers, you’re almost certain going to find some that … Read more

School Daze

The WaPo ran a must-read article over the weekend, written by a graduate of one of their top charter schools, now struggling as a freshman at Georgetown:

I stay in contact with most of my graduating class through Facebook. Many of my friends are at four-year schools on the East Coast, and they’ve been through similar struggles in their freshman year. Generally, we agree that our schools did not prepare us, even though they tried.

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