What IS going on in CA schools?

What IS going on in CA schools?

California’s government school students score among the lowest on national tests. Now this:

Uproar over classroom scuffle reflects a profession under siege

Groundswell of support for teacher who wrestled disruptive student to the floor shows the public is fed up with the disciplinary problems and bureaucracies that impede education.

Here’s a video:

Santa Monica is one of the richest cities in the country, with median home prices, incredibly, above $1 million. So the solution isn’t “more money,” because the schools already are overflowing with money. And the city long has been run by liberals.

I guess the takeaway from this is that, if you’re going to become a teacher, you better know wrestling because you’re going to need it to keep your students in line.


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  1. Queeg
    Queeg 12 April, 2014, 09:24

    Most of you doomers wouldn’t last a week as a teacher in a LA classroom.

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    • Ted O'Steele, CEO
      Ted O'Steele, CEO 13 April, 2014, 14:22

      Well said Queeg—– a super important position—-hard work often unsupported by stakeholders and parents, the babysitters of a current generation of brats in many cases, and a target for doomer gadflys like the well known clown crew out here! God Bless the teachers! We still don’t pay them enough!

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  2. billybs
    billybs 12 April, 2014, 16:35

    Ok, Sybill.

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  3. S Moderation Douglas
    S Moderation Douglas 12 April, 2014, 19:42


    We had a kid get in a fight with a high school teacher fifty years ago in the Midwest, Bible belt country.

    What we didn’t have was video phones to spread it instantly.

    Not sure how one incident turns into profession under siege, or condemnation of the liberal party.

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