Tag Archives: Education

Why we need to keep arts in the schools

I recently attended my granddaughter’s spring orchestra concert and was amazed at the progress of the young middle school and high school students. The program featured the sixth, seventh, and eighth grades, who each played three or four selection, in … Continue reading

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Governor Kasich, we want a new bus driver

  The Battle over Issue 2 Continues The showdown over Issue 2 (formerly SB 5) will take place in a few days and the financial security and rights of many of those who are the backbone of our society are … Continue reading

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The Fracking Song

To learn more about fracking click on the link below to see one of the funniest and most educational videos about fracking. They say a picture is worth a thousand words, well, I couldn’t explain fracking any better if I wrote … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS: GOVERNOR, LEGISLATORS AGREE TO TEACH IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS

In light of the recent controversy regarding teachers and SB 5, governor Kasich and many legislators have agreed to teach in public schools for the next grading period. They agreed to remain in the classrooms the entire grading period stating, “How hard … Continue reading

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I STIRRED UP A HORNET’S NEST

My last blog, Teachers Get No Respect, created a big response. It seems all you have to do is mention “teachers” and “Senate Bill 5” in the same breath and people automatically bristle. There are strong feelings both for and … Continue reading

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TEACHERS GET NO RESPECT

Comedian Rodney Dangerfield popularized the phrase, “I get no respect.” If I didn’t know differently, I would think he was a teacher. Teachers are, perhaps, the most overworked and underappreciated portion of the American public. Teachers’ salaries and benefits have … Continue reading

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