MainLine Peace Action/DelMont PDA

October 15, 2010

The AFT And Superman

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: , , , , — Walter Ebmeyer @ 8:44 am

A press release from January, 2010, spells out the concerns of the American Federation of Teachers about the question of retaining unsatisfactory teachers and about public school education in general.  What President Randi Weingertner has to say makes a lot of sense.   It is easy to settle on one cause of our system’s failures.  But there is enough blame to go around.

http://www.aft.org/newspubs/press/2010/011210.cfm

Waiting For Superman

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: , , — Walter Ebmeyer @ 6:52 am

“Waiting for Superman,” a documentary about the troubles of our educational system, is showing at local theaters.  It is well worth a look.  Here is Roger Ebert’s review: http://rogerebert.suntimes.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20100929/REVIEWS/100929981.