Parents (Teachers): You Have Responsibilities, Few Rights, and Not Much Power – Part 2

In part 1, we hypothesized that both parents’ and teachers’ effectiveness has been undermined by significant and long-term efforts to disempower both groups.  We stated that this disempowerment did not diminish the responsibilities heaped upon teachers and parents nor ameliorate subsequent blame.  In fact, blame directed at teachers and parents  has increased.  We further hypothesized […]

Laureate of “huh” – Obama and the Nobel Peace Prize

(This one has to be in the first person, folks.) My first reaction was “huh” followed quickly by “oh brother” and “for what?” …. But I think we have all gotten used to the “moral intelligentsia” superimposing greatness on their chosen ones. President Obama was inaugurated on January 20.  The nominations for the Nobel Peace […]

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