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Posted 11/15/2014 03:20:16 EST
I ask Scott, do/did your kids (in the frightening scenario wherein you reproduced) do extra time? Did you? Given that the answers to those questions are "no (shudder) and "no." Why do you feel that ev more »
Posted 09/26/2014 09:15:39 EDT
"Scores have risen marginally." Exactly. To the detriment of actual education. This is what the Lehighs and their ilk either don't get (sometimes willfully, one thinks) or cannot understand. These tes more »
Posted 09/20/2014 09:31:02 EDT
Please desist from poking fun at our brethren-on-the-water. Here in beautiful Dorchester-By-The-Sea, we understand completely the privilege of being able to watch boaters' trash wash up on shore first more »
Posted 09/14/2014 09:13:54 EDT
You don't need to be certified to run Madison Park - you need to be certifiable... more »
Posted 08/31/2014 10:32:18 EDT
I hope Mr. Vaznis does some actual, research-based followup reporting here, rather than simply relying on the school department's skewed data and self-serving rhetoric. Track the retention rates of th more »
Posted 08/24/2014 10:19:18 EDT
While no article could portray the "entire picture" accurately, there are certainly issues that need to be addressed. I am on the BLA faculty, and experienced no "intimidating and harassing" on the pa more »
Posted 08/19/2014 12:53:56 EDT
And you always believe the cops? Good luck with that one! more »
Posted 08/10/2014 03:51:17 EDT
The great thing here, MikeArnold, is that - while I am a teacher in the BPS (you know, overpaid, six hour days, three months off per year, no extra heavy lifting required - this is your take, right?), more »
Posted 08/10/2014 03:43:07 EDT
I thank the Globe for the editorial headline to this article. Without it, I may have been unable to understand the purpose of Grossman's ads. more »
Posted 07/24/2014 09:14:49 EDT
Have they fired the idiot who was supposed to be watching him yet? more »
Posted 07/23/2014 10:55:12 EDT
What dirt does this Levins guy have on Artie to be on the board with his Bozo Tech academic credentials?! more »
Posted 06/15/2014 07:05:34 EDT
If the exam schools were disbanded, parents would never put them in another BPS high school. Moreover, affluent families that maintain Boston residences for the express purpose of obtaining a free, hi more »
Posted 06/07/2014 11:17:46 EDT
tsynchonus - if the bridge falls down, it is because the engineer was given poor materials and faulty blueprints that he was required to follow by people who know nothing of bridge design. more »
Posted 06/03/2014 03:44:12 EDT
The Globe's version of "journalism" has become so wretched as to be embarrassing. To publish an article about a report authored by one one man (French) with a clear financial stake in its "findings" t more »
Posted 03/08/2014 03:01:58 EST
Damn - I overpaid for Walker's mother!
Posted 03/08/2014 02:47:54 EST
We do not yet know who the Dems will trot out as their candidate. What we do know is that if the GOP proffers Christie, the Dems will win. This blustering fool loses on education, unions, women, and n more »
Posted 02/05/2014 06:50:40 EST
User - pretending that violating employment law is trampling on Catholics' first amendment rights is absurd. You cannot post a job and expect not to adhere to certain rules. They hired the best qualif more »
Posted 02/02/2014 04:11:23 EST
The DESE couldn't reorganize a sock drawer.
Posted 01/08/2014 06:42:45 EST
This letter underscores the contrast between opinions shared by those who have no understanding of education (like the Globe's op-ed writers) and those who do.
Posted 01/04/2014 08:28:11 EST
Again, "Nat" - who are you? Who pays you? You are clearly not an educator. You are great at lying. What do you get out of this, other than money?
Posted 01/04/2014 08:15:27 EST
What, Scot?! Charters suck at NAEP and SATs, compared to the publics. What fake data are you citing now? And "Nat" (or Scot, or whomever you are), respond to Localobservers deeply researched rebuttals more »
Posted 01/04/2014 07:43:50 EST
That "willingness" is a weak ego. Seriously? No real researcher does this. I just want Scot to go back to school - starting in grade 1 - for all the extra hours and days he espouses for ALL children, more »
Posted 01/04/2014 06:32:30 EST
I would like for Scot to go back to school - for the longer school day and year that he wants for all children. If that were to happen, he would be able to evaluate the data better, and would be a bet more »
Posted 01/02/2014 12:06:29 EST
"Lot's?" Do NOT thank a teacher!
Posted 01/01/2014 12:54:13 EST
Charters do a decent job - with the kids they KEEP! Mr. Lehigh pointedly ignores every piece of data regarding attrition and suspension and any studies that are not supportive of charters. Moreover, t more »
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