Senior Send-off preps for future

Senior Send-off preps for future

There are 1 comment on the Times Record News story from Mar 28, 2012, titled Senior Send-off preps for future. In it, Times Record News reports that:

Ann Work/Times Record News WFHS seniors Hollon Meaders and Jaci Smyth and Rider seniors Mary Wetherbee and Laura Orchard listen with other students to job opportunities available through Vernon College at Wednesday's Senior Send-off. Wichita Falls seniors took a crash course in adult life skills Wednesday at the sixth annual Senior Send-off at the ... (more)

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Allyson

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#1 Apr 1, 2012
I have found that a majority of seniors think this experience is a waste of a school day. Most of them post negative comments about it on facebook while they are there. As a former high school math teacher I also see it as a waste of time. American education is a dying system that complains about its suffering without trying to apply legitimate means to fix itself. Math scores are at an all time low and yet students are consistantly pulled out of classes for activities like this.

This is one of the major reasons I stopped teaching after over a decade of experience. I got tired of trying to save a system that was determined to die anyway.

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