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Archive for July, 2006

52% Of Americans Polled Say….

July 31, 2006 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

that being a teacher is a prestigious career.

TNT To Air A Movie….

July 31, 2006 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

on teacher Ron Clark.  He wrote the book “The Essential 55″.

Matthew Perry is going to star as Ron Clark.

The first airing of this movie is going to be Sunday August 13 at 8pm.

Minnesota State Colleges And Universities….

July 31, 2006 By: richard.ginn Category: College, Uncategorized

Will now force students to pay early for the classes that you want to take or get dropped from them. Students with financial aid packagaes that will come in september will be safe.

I say with an August 10th deadline the idea if they still want to keep it needs to really be put in palce for the Spring 2007 semester.  To me around 10 days is too short of a warning period.

Homework During The Summertime….

July 31, 2006 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

is given out to students in AP English classes. Student Brandon Sargent has to read three books this summer and by the time school starts he will have twelve typed pages of written assignments.

I do not know what the AP English classes want from you curriculum wise, but I do think a summer vacation is supposed to be classwork free if you do not go tosummer school.

The LA Times Reports…..

July 31, 2006 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

that school districts all across the state of California are loosing students in public schools.

High home prices are the culprit.

The Detroit Public Schools….

July 31, 2006 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

are going to spend 500 grand in a marketing campaign to get students to come back to the school district.