Challenge quality of Pleasant Valley education
Why are our children being instructed by so many substitutes each year? Why do teachers need so many trainings ... How many other schools are actually using this program? Is it true that sixth-grade students scored 27 percent on a comprehension test ...
Why Teachers Deserve Tenure
Violet Nichols, then, is the shining example of why teacher tenure exists. And Nichols, a veteran sixth-grade teacher in Fairfax, has finally won her battle with a district and principal who seemed determined, for unclear reasons, to get rid of Nichols.
North Carolina Sixth-Graders Get Stunning ‘Enrichment’ Lesson – It’s No Mystery Why Parents Are Furious
Sixth-grade students at Eastern Wayne Middle School in North Carolina unknowingly took part in a horrifying ... When angry parents predictably complained, the school sent a letter explaining why the “exercise” was conducted: “As part of an enrichment ...
Terrifying turned to terrific
Although some appeared nervous, many students eagerly raised their hands to ask teachers questions about the subjects they teach. Nikki Jeck, a sixth-grade science teacher ... were surprised Thursday to see a strange symbol emblazoned on the church ...
Tools of the trade: Parish teachers review tech skills
“The earlier on you can immerse students in technology, the sooner they become used to using it so they are more prepared when they need to use it in the future,” said Bell, who is a first-year sixth grade ... If a teacher were to question why they ...