An Indiana teacher has been suspended after making homophobic remarks, and though the school district hasn’t formally identified the teacher, we can all guess who it is. [Read more...]
School districts in 45 states have committed to something called the “Common Core State Standards Initiative” — a national standardized curriculum that will revise what students learn in many courses. (A lot of my professional development days over the past couple of years have been devoted to explaining how the Geometry and Algebra classes I teach will change, and how that’ll help the kids, and how this will solve all the education problems *ever*… you get the idea.)
Earlier this week, the Archdiocese of Cincinnati fired Mike Moroski, an assistant principal at Purcell Marian High School, for showing “poor judgment” and violating the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church.