Weird pseudo-date school fundraisers

I’m kind of a jerk about school fundraiser events and in fact it is an area you might call me un-civic-minded. The girl scout cookie thing, the wrapping paper, the cookie dough, the auctions… God I hate the idea of the auctions, I’m sorry. HERE IS MY RANT! What the hell people. Just pay your … Continue reading “Weird pseudo-date school fundraisers”

Did someone say the R word at a school board meeting?

The rounds of meetings for the school district’s NCLB plan have been very interesting. This meeting had a fairly low bullshit level and the speakers were persuasive. Around 25 parents and teachers were there. Some background: Last year several more schools in the district flunked under NCLB. The district as a whole is under “PI … Continue reading “Did someone say the R word at a school board meeting?”