Skip to comments.Impoverished school district sends admins on lavish Common Core spa trip
Posted on 03/10/2014 4:24:17 AM PDT by Red in Blue PA
Members of the Inglewood, Calif. community were outraged to learn that school district administrators had spent $38,000 worth of public money vacationing at a luxurious hotel and spa ostensibly for the purpose of discussing strategies for implementing the Common Core standards at schools in the impoverished district.
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What the heck is Inglewood, Calif. doing going broke?
There is enough money being taken in there it must just be waaaay overspending,
Huh, imagine that?
Democrat is what stupid does.
“Democrat is what stupid does”
Rather, Democrat is what corrupt does.
Nothing unique about this, I’m certain. Peoria, IL. District 150 is not awash in extra cash. Yet their travel expenses show otherwise. But just remember - shools need more money for the children.
Heaven knows how the principals/admins spend the money. Most of them drive Benz'. Jes sayin'.
I’ve never read an MSM article about local school financing where the writer didn’t use the phrase ‘cash strapped’. What a laugh.
Parents wanting to *opt* their kids out of the test....might want to read this [sorry it’s from Slate]
**Deciding to opt my two daughters out of Colorado standardized testing seemed like a no-brainer. We arent permanent Colorado residentswere just here for one academic year while Im a visiting professor at the University of Denver. My daughters, ages 13 and 14, are strong students. My husband and I see no educational benefit to the tests. My younger daughter experienced some serious test anxiety a couple of years back when taking Pennsylvanias standardized tests.
And honestly, given three thingsthat, according to what a school administrator told me, Colorado law allows parents to refuse the testing on behalf of their children; that the testing enrollment forms include an option to refuse testing; and that we currently live in Boulder, one of the most liberal, individualistic towns in Americawe truly didnt think this would be a big deal.
Boy, were we wrong.** [snip]
Champagne wishes and caviar dreams, all at taxpayer expense! Robin Leach should do a special on this topic, don’t you think?
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