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Random Thoughts (But Not Prayers) Re: Teachers with Guns in Classrooms

Random Thoughts (But Not Prayers) Re: Teachers with Guns in Classrooms
by
Nell Steelman Whitlock
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1.School scenes: 
Scene One:  Ms. Jones’ cheery room,decorated with rainbow colors and positive quotations like “ Be kind," “Help your friend,” “ Talk quietly," etc. Ms. Jones likely has no assistant since the NCLEG cut funding.  30 second-graders are straining with raised hands,eager to answer Ms. Jones’ questions about an adventure story they just read. 

A PEP for NCGA

It wasn't too long ago that we were hearing teachers cannot be trusted to assess the progress of their students and we needed all kinds of tests run by outside businesses (at big expense) to see how our kids were doing in school. It is so nice to see Sen. Jerry Tillman has a newfound trust in our teachers:

“The good teachers are doing informal assessments all the time, and they already know what they’re doing…"

Teachers Aren't in it for the Money

The Charlotte Observer had a short piece in Sunday's paper giving a few details from a survey of 500 CMS teachers. The survey confirms what most of us who have been involved in the schools could have told CMS free of charge. I will quote the entire article, because this is sad.

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