kitchen table math, the sequel: onward and upward

Monday, September 24, 2012

onward and upward

In today's paper:
In 2011 the Legislature passed, and Mr. Otter signed, a regulatory overhaul of public education: eliminating tenure and stripping teachers of most collective bargaining rights, yet promising hand-held computers for students.

What Do Teachers Deserve? In Idaho, Referendum May Offer Answer
By KIRK JOHNSON
Published: September 23, 2012 | New York Times

2 comments:

Lsquared said...

[sarcasm/ ] Right. I'm sure giving the students computers will make up for any lack of teaching one might anticipate from this move. After all--right now students can google information on their smart phones while in school and we all see that it has made them much better educated. [/sarcasm]

Catherine Johnson said...

Let them eat iPads!