Mr. and Mrs. Rossi decided to take their two kids out of school for a few days for a vacation in Boston to watch dad run the Boston Marathon that they deemed 'educational' to the principal.
They got a little bit of a shock when they returned home from Boston to this note from the school officials saying that their vacation would not count as 'excused absences'
Chicago is in the midst of teacher strike that is affecting roughly 350,000 students.
There is some debate over whether the strike is permitted under Illinois law since the unions' list of grievances extends beyond pay and benefits -- which are the only issues they have the legal right to strike over.
Everyone thinks their kids are the best. Some think their kids are perfect and can do no wrong. That can lead to some discussions with teachers. Teachers have a job to do and what do they stand to gain by lying about your child? There are a few things that are probably not a good idea to say to teachers.
Sweet Home tops the list of Western New York school districts when it comes to teacher pay. Business First notes salaries to teachers in the Sweet Home School District are generally higher than in other area school district.
The story goes this phone message was left on the machine at a school in Australia. School officials were apparently fed up with parents who wanted their kids to get a free ride, so they took matters into their own hands. We have no way to verify whether this was an actual answering machine message, but it's definitely something I'm sure many teachers would love to say to some parents at one time or another. Get ready to laugh!
Fasten your seat belts because here we go again! A school district that is constantly under fire for poor student performance, a poor graduation rate, and high absenteeism is about to commit another major public relations error!
The movie "Bad Teacher" (opening today in theatres) got us talking here at the station about teachers. We began recalling funny moments, teachers who we feared, and teachers we loved. My favorite teacher was one I had twice, and no I didn't get held back.
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