September 30, 2012
St James parish is proudly displaying that the Science and Math Academy is part of both Lutcher and St James High Schools. That’s very generous of them, especially considering they are about 20+ miles apart on opposite sides of the Mississippi. Here is the address of their shared non-school.3125 Valcour Aime Street = Science and Math Academy […]
September 29, 2012
Here is a school approximately 9 miles wide. To get a sense of perspective, that little stream above it is the Mississippi river. It must be hell getting to class with just 5 minutes before bells. MSA West 57955 St Louis Rd, Plaquemine, LA 70764 Dear Parents & Guardians of MSA Students: Wow! What a wonderful […]
September 27, 2012
A little birdy just told me they asked Iberville about their shadow schools issue, and they were old MSA East is the same school as Iberville East (Elementary and High.) I guess I’ve just never been to a school more than 4 miles long. I suppose there could be more underground than is obvious to satellite photos. If Iberville […]
September 27, 2012
Reblogged from Diane Ravitch's blog: In a brilliant column, Bill White of the Lehigh Valley News compares Governor Tom Corbett's education policies to carpet-bombing of Vietnam. The goal nearly half a century ago was to "bomb Vietnam back into the stone age." White says that Corbett is doing the same with public education with his […]
September 27, 2012
Reblogged from The Last Of The Millenniums: While everybodys getting all excited by the polls showing President Obama WAY UP, this is happening on the ground. The 'new' Republican Party. If they can't suppress your vote, they'll just change it. 'Firm owned by notorious GOP operative Nathan Sproul, accused of destroying Democratic registration forms in […]
September 26, 2012
Reblogged from mykeystrokes.com: As often as not, parties nominate candidates for president that pretty much all their own partisans acknowledge are less than inspiring. Democrats were so excited about Barack Obama in 2008 partly because their previous two nominees, John Kerry and Al Gore, rode to the nomination on a stirring sentiment of "Well, OK, […]
September 23, 2012
The Louisiana Department of Education is getting ever more desperate to manipulate the public into believing their voucher program and charter schools are a success. Just last week LDOE hired a PR consultant that worked on Jeb Bush’s propaganda campaign in Florida to sell their public on what a great deal charter and voucher schools are. This […]
September 19, 2012
How easy is it to take video and sound clips out of context and abuse them? I think this clip says it all. http://www.youtube.com/watch?list=PL3CB99D6B204F307E&v=bQu2SVFF-cU&feature=player_embedded#! I think it’s important view the entire context of a quote or speech but also important to ask, what did you mean when you made a given statement? http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/09/18/mitt-romney-47-percent-full-video-_n_1893615.html The entire […]
September 17, 2012
This is actually a trick question. According to the Unsafe Schools section 343 of Bulletin 741, a school can have 100% of its student body expelled for murdering each other and the school will not be classified as dangerous, let alone persistently dangerous. §343. Unsafe Schools [. . . B. Students attending a school that has been identified as […]
September 16, 2012
The current story is that an ex-felon using multiple assumed names such as Sam Bacile, on probation with a restriction against using the internet, produced an offensive film that has been used to stir up revolt and as a possible cover for Al Qaeda to attack embassies. Random horrible actors were used, and many lines were dubbed over […]
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