I’ve realized that I’m terrible at divorcing my core values and philosophies from finding a good school. I hate the fact that the system seems to be set up so that I’m competing with my neighbors and community to get MY kid in the best school instead of figuring out a way to bring my community a functioning, thriving school that welcomes everyone. Continue reading
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Bumming Myself Out
Today, I’ve been resisting the urge to blog, since it’s the end of January in MN, which for those folks who aren’t in the know, means it’s cold, dreary and without enough light. This means I’m a little grouchy even on a good day.
With that as my disclaimer, I am launching in to a complaint session about our education system. I watched the documentary “Waiting for Superman” the other night (again) and while I realize, as with any documentary, there are always critics, and others crying foul as in here. I am not informed to launch an all out debate about the merits on any one movie. My point, simply here, is that there many things portrayed in this movie that ring a little too true to my life experience, and that frustrates me. Continue reading