By James Patrick Hussey

Contains a hundred essays starting from strangely attention-grabbing treatises on budgets and bond levies to impassioned articles underscoring the function of public schooling in a loose society. every one essay serves as a catalyst for school room discussions or self sufficient writing assignments that have interaction scholars intellectually and infrequently emotionally, within the subject it explores.

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Mother 1 looks at her child’s photo on her desk, while Mother 2 greets her daughter in the hallway. At the end of the day, Child 1 disembarks from the school bus and walks into a day care center. Child 2 enters her mother’s classroom, and they walk hand-in-hand to their car. ” The spot ends with Mother 2 and her daughter laughing in a canoe. All three commercials end with the tagline, “It’s about more than making money. ” A 1-800 number and a website address follow, through which young adults-and perhaps older adults who recognize themselves in the spots-are directed to an appropriate college of education.

Salaries at Washington Township Elementary School, we can offer the chance to work where schools are safe, commutes are short, real estate is reasonable, and where teachers can make fundamental contributions to their communities. If our staff can do all that, and still make a decent living, that should be worth something. Ever since one-room schoolhouses-and quill pens-went out of style, education has been dominated by a one-size-fits-all mentality. That model worked for decades, but “its day” is rapidly coming to an end.

By 1980,96 percent of such kids were in kindergarten, and by 1985,58 percent were in full-day programs. 3 hours per day. Many of these students were also alumni of programs nearly nonexistent in my time, such as nursery school, day care and Head Start. According to a study from that era, “These children are ready for a richer and more diversified program. . ” 40 Chapter Three Not only were the children changing, so were their families. In 1965, I came home at noon to Mom, as did virtually all my friends.

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