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  • Back to basics on national education

    03/02/2010 4:23:10 AM PST · by myknowledge · 3 replies · 307+ views
    The Daily Telegraph ^ | March 2, 2010 | Sue Dunlevy and Bruce McDougall
    TEACHERS will be forced back to school to learn how to deliver the Federal Government's new national curriculum. Experts who have designed the back-to-basics curriculum, which has heavy emphasis on grammar and phonics, said yesterday many teachers would have to be re-educated before they were competent to teach it from next year. It is expected that primary school teachers will need training in basic grammar. High school teachers for the first time will be required to teach literacy basics such as grammar and text types to children who may not have fully understood the concepts in primary school.
  • Schoolboy Turns in Found 'Weapon', Gets Suspended For Effort

    12/14/2006 12:25:17 PM PST · by Mobile Vulgus · 74 replies · 3,128+ views
    Publius' Forum ^ | 12/14/06 | Warner Todd Huston
    In school we tell our children that guns are bad. We tell them to be good little children and turn in those bad, evil guns to a parent, a policeman or a teacher. We tell them to do the supposed responsible thing. Be an upstanding citizen and take that evil gun out of circulation so that someone else won't kill half the city, runs the logic. So, a young boy at Troy Middle School near Joliet, Illinois follows this sage advice and what is his reward? He is kicked out of school for following his indoctrination. On November 15th, 13-year-old...
  • Teacher Suspended For Toy Gun Used In Play

    10/12/2006 10:27:18 AM PDT · by Abathar · 132 replies · 3,263+ views
    The Indy Channel ^ | October 12, 2006 | AP
    Man Had Prop Gun In Pants Pocket NAPLES, Fla. -- School officials in Florida are deciding what to with a teacher who allegedly carried a toy gun around school property. The Golden Gate Middle School teacher was suspended last week and is on administrative leave with pay. The teacher's name has not been released. The sheriff's office said deputies were called to the school in Collier County, Fla., and found the teacher carrying the small plastic gun with a red tip in the back of his pants, but at no time was anyone in danger. He told deputies he found...