Bible study in OK, racist mascots, Autism Dx, paddling, fake classes at UNC, a little parenting is more than enough – It’s Required Reading 4/17/2014!!
Let’s get to it-
Hobby Lobby CEO Steve Green has sponsored a 4-year course on the Bible to be piloted in an Oklahoma public school district. Here’s quote from the article on it by the religious news service: ” The nearest two synagogues are not in town — and are populated with Messianic Jews who believe in Jesus. In 2005, when a previous school superintendent canceled the schools’ annual Christmas pageant because of concerns over the separation of church and state, voters rejected a proposed school bond. “
File this next one under WTF?!!. Paddling is legal in many states and studies show it’s used most extensively against African-American students.
Oh, and here’s something about what’s been happening to the whistleblower who called attention to fake classes for elite athletes at UNC.
So HISD has banned racist mascots. Is Houston still in Texas?
Early Intervention is great, Speecharella is totally into it, but there are some drawbacks. One is that after a while, evaluators forget how weird normal can be, so they may be a little loose with the designation of disability.
Parental Involvement is Overrated. Follow the link. I can’t paraphrase it any better.
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