"On Topic" With Doug Krile

Monday, November 06, 2006

America's Education Program

Another "high-five" for No Child Left Behind. via Homeland Stupidity blog.  Aptly named.

Fourth-grader suspended for refusing to call his principal a witch

Nine year old Tyler Stoken of Central Park Elementary School had always been instructed to write about the first thing that entered his mind on such tests. The first thing he thought of, however, was his principal as a witch. He thought this was mean, so he left the answer blank. Under normal conditions, a student may be encouraged to fill in a blank item or asked why he left it blank. But under the intense pressure of [...]

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