Thursday, December 01, 2005

Education Roundup

Yesterday I received my teaching credentials in the mail. So, in honor of this event, a roundup of education news:

In case you've forgotten what a backwards country this can sometimes be in the 21st Century, a Tennessee high school seized the student paper because it was running articles about birth control and tattoos! Meanwhile, in Vermont, a teacher is under fire for giving a "liberal" quiz. Actually, this falls under the "clearly in the wrong but funny as hell" category. Sample quiz question:

"I wish Bush would be (coherent, eschewed) for once during a speech, but there are theories that his everyday diction charms the below-average mind, hence insuring him Republican votes." "Coherent" is the right answer.


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