Category Archives: Education

Don’t Ask Don’t Tell Very Much Alive in Beaverton School District

Dyer Sez: Fourth grade teacher Seth Stambaugh has found himself about to be reassigned to another school over the controversy of…admitting he’s gay. According to a story by Wendy Owen of the Oregonian, a conversation initiated by a 4th grade … Continue reading

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Sec. of Education Duncan Orders New Types Of Student Assessments; Will this (Finally) Change The Face Of Standardized Testing?

Dyer Sez:  Looks like Education Secretary Arnie Duncan might be a little worn down from all the grief raining down on him from educators and teacher associations; maybe the lack of an invite to the last NEA  national pow-wow may … Continue reading

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MEEP IS A FOUR LETTER WORD – SCHOOL BANS WORD DUE TO FEAR OF MASS MEEPING

Dy’er Sez: Although the title above sounds silly, it briefly sums up a situation which has been brewing in Danvers High School in Massachusetts. Apparently, the story goes something like this: School principal, Thomas Murray, came across some information on Facebook … Continue reading

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SCHOOL BUSTED FOR SELLING GRADES AS A FUND RAISER

Dy’er Sez: I completely understand that schools, now more than ever, have to be very creative in finding ways to fund their programs (so much for the various lotteries whose takes are supposed to go to schools, as well as the … Continue reading

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MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENT HELD DOWN BY COPS TO GET FLU SHOT IN SCHOOL

Dy’er Sez: I’m so incensed about this story, I ‘m not even sure where to begin. These deputies stepped WAY over the line holding down a child who was scared of getting a shot. It was not their place to do … Continue reading

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UPDATE: COP WHO BEAT UP SPECIAL NEEDS STUDENT HAS A HISTORY OF BEING A PSYCHO

Dy’er Sez: Just a couple of days ago, I wrote about a cop in a special needs school who broke a learning disabled kid’s nose, after slamming him into a wall for not tucking in his shirt. The situation would be … Continue reading

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COOL TECH: THE INTERACTIVE MUSIC BOX

Dy’er Sez: A very interesting bit of musical technology which has both pro’s and con’s. On the positive side, something like this might encourage an interest in music for children who may have never even thought to pick up an instrument. … Continue reading

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