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Posted: 3/19/2013 4:57:48 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 3/20/2013 7:58:19 AM EDT by c7aea15]
http://www.myfoxboston.com/story/21724149/2013/03/19/principal-cancels-honors-night-in-ipswich

"The Honors Night, which can be a great sense of pride for the recipients' families, can also be devastating to a child who has worked extremely hard in a difficult class but who, despite growth, has not been able to maintain a high grade point average," Fabrizio penned in his first letter to parents.





ETA: EVEN MORE!!! This state just can't stop
http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2013/mar/18/sen-elizabeth-warren-raise-minimum-wage-22-hour/
Link Posted: 3/19/2013 4:58:53 PM EDT
We are all special now.
Link Posted: 3/19/2013 5:00:18 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 3/19/2013 5:01:57 PM EDT by flash556]

I used to like MA
ETA: Cape/Islands and Beantown...
Link Posted: 3/19/2013 5:01:36 PM EDT
Screw that noise. Someone is the CEO and someone is the janitor. This is a horrible example to teach children.
Link Posted: 3/19/2013 5:02:13 PM EDT
I'm at a private school in MA right now, the public school system is basically an indoctrination camp.
Link Posted: 3/19/2013 5:04:39 PM EDT
Good idea. Let's take away recognition for excelling in something. Being talented in something doesn't deserve any special treatment....

[/sarcasm]
Link Posted: 3/19/2013 5:07:35 PM EDT
Link Posted: 3/19/2013 5:17:13 PM EDT
Originally Posted By KaiK:
We are all special now.


Yep, and when everyone is special, no one is special.
Link Posted: 3/19/2013 5:19:55 PM EDT
special awards for coming in 87th out of 87?

learn how to lose kids, it is a good character builder. You cannot always have what you want.
Link Posted: 3/19/2013 5:42:57 PM EDT
Originally Posted By c7aea15:
http://www.myfoxboston.com/story/21724149/2013/03/19/principal-cancels-honors-night-in-ipswich

"The Honors Night, which can be a great sense of pride for the recipients' families, can also be devastating to a child who has worked extremely hard in a difficult class but who, despite growth, has not been able to maintain a high grade point average," Fabrizio penned in his first letter to parents.





Thank the Department of Education. But mostly, thank Obama's buddy Bill Ayers.

The goal of education is to raise generations of compliant sheep who lack critical thinking skills. Three generations have been through this already.
Link Posted: 3/19/2013 6:42:28 PM EDT
Kurt Vonnegut wrote a very funny short story about this many years ago! Ithink it was "Welcome To The Monkey House".
Link Posted: 3/19/2013 6:44:00 PM EDT
Originally Posted By Whamo:
Kurt Vonnegut wrote a very funny short story about this many years ago! Ithink it was "Welcome To The Monkey House".


+1
Link Posted: 3/19/2013 6:49:23 PM EDT
No one is is on the honor roll and everyone gets a trophy
Link Posted: 3/19/2013 6:51:06 PM EDT
Someone should fill those kids in on how the real world works.

The B students end up working for the C students, and all the A students can do is teach.
Link Posted: 3/19/2013 6:52:11 PM EDT
Originally Posted By That_Guy_MA:
I'm at a private school in MA right now, the public school system is basically an indoctrination camp.


Which one? I live very close to two very prominant ones.
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