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Politically Incorrect Opinions on Anything and Everything!!

Sunday, December 17, 2017

Education

Politically incorrect opinions on the education system of New York City as well as politically incorrect opinions on educational issues in the United States of America. Education is important and stupidity involving education in general is contagious.

How to Not Get Screwed When Buying a New Car

How to Not Get Screwed When Buying a New CardI love cars! From my earliest childhood memories of playing with Hot Wheels and Matchbox cars to speaking with my father about cars there is just something about cars that I love that words cannot express. To be 100% transparent I don’t know why. Perhaps its in our DNA? The sad fact is that most of us will bite the bullet and purchase a new car and get screwed along the way. Statistically speaking a person purchases a new car every 7 years so most of us, except for myself can…

This Message Should Be Played at Every School in the Country!

Listen to This!! “Hello! You have reached the automated answering service of your school. In order to assist you in connecting to the right staff member, please listen to all the options before making a selection: To lie about why your child is absent – Press 1 To make excuses for why your child did not do his work – Press 2 To complain about what we do – Press 3 To swear at staff members – Press 4 To ask why you didn’t get information that was already enclosed in your newsletter and several flyers mailed to you –…

Cathie Black is Chancellor of NYC Schools?!!!

No wonder the New York City school system is going down the crapper and will continue to do so with the appointment of Cathie Black as Chancellor of NYC Schools. With the impending departure of super failure, accomplished absolutely nothing, business background a-hole Joel Klein the obvious choice for Mayor Douche was to appoint a woman who has never attended a NYC school, sends her children to private school and has no educational expertise or experience. WTF!!!???? Now just imagine appointing a NYC commissioner of police who was never a police officer or a FDNY chief who was never a…

NYC Charter Schools Equals Public School Elimination

A Charter Schools is simply a school of choice. Parents choose the Charter School that has a curriculum that they feel would be good for the child and the teachers and administration have more say than provided in traditional public school. I feel that educational options are always a good thing but in the City of New York, charter schools are being utilized as an attempt to take over the entire NYC public school system. NYC has been closing “failing schools” at an alarming rate. “Failing schools” are considered failing schools based upon nothing more than test scores and in…

Merit Pay for Teachers in New York City

For those of you not familiar with the term merit pay, it’s simply a way for teachers to receive financial incentive for students excelling in their educational studies. So what exactly is the issue? Don’t private and public companies alike provide financial incentives to their employees for a job well done? Providing financial incentives for a job well done works just fine in most cases, but would be a disaster and not fair for teachers in the New York City School system. So why is it that merit pay does not work and should not be implemented in the New…

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