Making a school choice for your child can be difficult. Here are three easy questions you can ask yourself to see if a school might be a bad fit for your children.
Recently, I’ve been reading a lot of articles condemning charter schools and vouchers. Almost every article I’ve read goes something like this: Charter school perform about the same as public schools according to standardized tests. Charter schools and vouchers suck money away from (failing) local public schools. Here’s why I think charter schools and vouchers […]
I’m amazed by educators. On one hand, they’ll hold students accountable and hand out disproportionate penalties for insignificant offenses. Don’t believe me? Try taking a matchbook, 1″ pocket knife or non-perscription medication to school these days. On the other hand, educators are unable to take responsibility for fraud on a scale that only Bernie Madoff […]
This week’s recommended reading: Bruce Schneier has pointed out three extremely thought provoking rants on security. I especially love the rant that points out companies are spending billions on security and getting beat by people who can’t spell. Incidentally, if you care about computer security and do not read Bruce’s blog, I strongly recommend that you […]
A while back, my wife and I started a project to bring attention to some of the abject stupidity that goes on in American schools: EducatoroftheDay.com. We’ve been doing the site for over one year and have posted over 339 news stories that for the large part will leave your jaw on the floor in […]