Local school districts react to PED grades: Carlsbad schools 'better than grades reflect'

Jan 12, 2012 Full story: Carlsbad Current-Argus 60

The report card is in and the grades are poor for several schools in the Carlsbad Municipal School District.

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the real shocked

Hobbs, NM

#1 Jan 13, 2012
no shock in any grades. Claudia Krause-Johnson should just leave the district. She has done nothing but pas the buck to someone else since getting here. Have you noticed it is always someone else to blame? Hello she is the reason kids had to leave Alta Vista last year, bad planing, and her thought that it is ok to let the kids learn in a building where removal is taking place is so not cool. She only removed the kids when parents and teachers stood up to her and demanded the kids protected. She did not have a plan and it is showing now. Come on Carlsbad how long do we allow a person to keep letting our kids fail. Parents take action, work with your kids, help them, be active in their lives, and make sure the teachers you expect the best from your kids and that you will help them! Demand good administration. As for Deborah Beard she is a blessing Pate is on it's way out of the doghouse that it has been for years. She cares for her teachers and kids and she will help them. It won't happen over night it takes time, but thankfully it wil happen. We need that same kind of administration and dedication at AV.
Take action Carlsbad, demand the best for our kids, but that means Parents need to step up and be there for their kids and help them and support good teachers, staff and administration and demand that the bad leave.
educated teacher

Carlsbad, NM

#2 Jan 13, 2012
with our union, we have the highest pay in the state. we teach and teach good. we have the best school board that stupidity can buy. you dont like it then give us a pay increase and we will up carlsbads grades to at least an c.
the real shocked

Hobbs, NM

#3 Jan 13, 2012
educated teacher, for real, high pay does not make a quality teacher. Dedication, hard work, and ability makes a good teacher. We have many many good teachers in Carlsbad. We have some wonderful administrators as well. What we need is for the teachers to be able to teach for real and not teach how to pass a test. We need education back in the system not filling in test bubbles. We need administration wiling to cut the bad administrators and teachers and bring in the good. We could have wonderful schools if allowed.
educated teacher

Carlsbad, NM

#4 Jan 13, 2012
the real shocked wrote:
educated teacher, for real, high pay does not make a quality teacher. Dedication, hard work, and ability makes a good teacher. We have many many good teachers in Carlsbad. We have some wonderful administrators as well. What we need is for the teachers to be able to teach for real and not teach how to pass a test. We need education back in the system not filling in test bubbles. We need administration wiling to cut the bad administrators and teachers and bring in the good. We could have wonderful schools if allowed.
would you be willing to take a pay cut?$66,000 a year for a teacher who stays in meetings and take smoke breaks several times a day.
the real shocked

Hobbs, NM

#5 Jan 13, 2012
teachers should be payed according to dedication and ability and wiliness to learn, but this is not a perfect world.
walter

Carlsbad, NM

#6 Jan 13, 2012
Seems to me like the schools with the most minorities are doing the worst, maybe I'm just a racist, or maybe the minorities are ruining our educational system. If they could limit their reproducing to just two children maybe they could spend more time with them and better prepare them for school,just thought I'd throw that out there. A.Y.P. test show whites are doing above average in their studies,minorities are well below average and bringing down all of the students average. It is hard to teach a child that has very little parental motivation or involvement.
citizen

Hobbs, NM

#7 Jan 13, 2012
educated teacher wrote:
with our union, we have the highest pay in the state. we teach and teach good. we have the best school board that stupidity can buy. you dont like it then give us a pay increase and we will up carlsbads grades to at least an c.
"an c" Where were you educated...Carlsbad? You don't even know how to capitalize the first word of a sentence, and you're asking for a raise? lol
MLE1

Hobbs, NM

#8 Jan 13, 2012
Well, geez Walter, my kids are half Mex & white. I HIGHLY doubt they are bringing their own selves down whatsoever. I have one of my younger half white/half mex kiddo is a 4.0, and my full white kiddo is 3.5. My other half and half child also has a 3.5 and my other one is lower because he has been in a lot of pain, but usually is a 3.8.

Actually, I think the schools fail because they want the kids to be older than what they are and they made a req. for K to do 1st grade work and so forth and they are just starting out to learn. I know of many kids that the work they give them stresses them out. I also think it adds to all of the stupid holidays and half days that take away from teaching all what they want the kids to know. I will never understand why a week for T-Day and 2 weeks for C-day. The kids have so much homework that even if an adult is going to school that is getting their degree to do better in life makes it hard for them to do their homework as well. How many Americans can honestly afford to find sitters for their kids because they have to work, or take off of work, lose money, and so forth? School has become ridiculous!
walter

Carlsbad, NM

#9 Jan 14, 2012
Well geez MLE1,you are part of the problem. A family is made up of a wife,husband,and the children,the children should all have the same father and mother. How distracting is it to try and raise children who all have a different parent? A true family was not meant to be made up from several different BROKEN families,this is why the school system is so messed up,it does start in the home,when children have no stability in their lives they tend to carry that over into their every day life,LIKE SCHOOL,than the parents who have screwed the family up are complaining saying that it is the system that is failing their poor lil illegitimate children. This is not an attack on you personally,I am just tired of the blame being passed to the system. I have been around children for the past 25 yrs,(coaching youth sports,hunter safety,etc)you can always pick out the children who come from broken homes. The children do not have a say in this matter ,it is ALL up to the parents,people find it too easy to just have a child with whom ever will sleep with them at the time, then move on to the next partner not once thinking about the children. What saddens me most is the parents do not get it,this has become the norm. It is wrong. Sorry if I pissed anyone off,but something has to change. This whole Country is falling apart and it can all be blamed on the system OR, WE CAN TAKE A LONG LOOK AT OUR STANDARDS , ETHICS ,MORALES and MOST IMPORTANT,OUR FAMILY VALUES. We live in a world where the motto is IF IT FEELS GOOD DO IT, IT CAN AND WILL BE JUSTIFIED,we can't continue to live like this. Again, sorry if it offends any of you, but I can't just sit back and say nothing any longer,it sickens me.
educated teacher

Carlsbad, NM

#10 Jan 14, 2012
walter wrote:
Well geez MLE1,you are part of the problem. A family is made up of a wife,husband,and the children,the children should all have the same father and mother. How distracting is it to try and raise children who all have a different parent? A true family was not meant to be made up from several different BROKEN families,this is why the school system is so messed up,it does start in the home,when children have no stability in their lives they tend to carry that over into their every day life,LIKE SCHOOL,than the parents who have screwed the family up are complaining saying that it is the system that is failing their poor lil illegitimate children. This is not an attack on you personally,I am just tired of the blame being passed to the system. I have been around children for the past 25 yrs,(coaching youth sports,hunter safety,etc)you can always pick out the children who come from broken homes. The children do not have a say in this matter ,it is ALL up to the parents,people find it too easy to just have a child with whom ever will sleep with them at the time, then move on to the next partner not once thinking about the children. What saddens me most is the parents do not get it,this has become the norm. It is wrong. Sorry if I pissed anyone off,but something has to change. This whole Country is falling apart and it can all be blamed on the system OR, WE CAN TAKE A LONG LOOK AT OUR STANDARDS , ETHICS ,MORALES and MOST IMPORTANT,OUR FAMILY VALUES. We live in a world where the motto is IF IT FEELS GOOD DO IT, IT CAN AND WILL BE JUSTIFIED,we can't continue to live like this. Again, sorry if it offends any of you, but I can't just sit back and say nothing any longer,it sickens me.
Walter, I agree with you 100%. We are being dumbed down by all the illegals who are not required to learn English. We are becoming a Third World Country very rapidly.
Archibald

Artesia, NM

#11 Jan 14, 2012
MLE1 wrote:
Well, geez Walter, my kids are half Mex & white. I HIGHLY doubt they are bringing their own selves down whatsoever. I have one of my younger half white/half mex kiddo is a 4.0, and my full white kiddo is 3.5. My other half and half child also has a 3.5 and my other one is lower because he has been in a lot of pain, but usually is a 3.8.
Actually, I think the schools fail because they want the kids to be older than what they are and they made a req. for K to do 1st grade work and so forth and they are just starting out to learn. I know of many kids that the work they give them stresses them out. I also think it adds to all of the stupid holidays and half days that take away from teaching all what they want the kids to know. I will never understand why a week for T-Day and 2 weeks for C-day. The kids have so much homework that even if an adult is going to school that is getting their degree to do better in life makes it hard for them to do their homework as well. How many Americans can honestly afford to find sitters for their kids because they have to work, or take off of work, lose money, and so forth? School has become ridiculous!
Sorry to interrupt your typing, MLE1, but we finished color-coding the parking lot as you requested. Now, half the fathers can park in the blue zone on odd weekends; most of the others in the yellow zone. Now where did you say you want the food-stamp kiosk?
Mother of only ONE

Carlsbad, NM

#12 Jan 14, 2012
Has anyone watched the movie IDIOCRACY lately? This will answer everyone's question on where we are all headed. For the Women, it has Luke Wilson in it. Like one poster stated we are all being dumbed down.
edw

Carlsbad, NM

#13 Jan 15, 2012
i too agree with Walter..........

Recall the 1st baby of the year reported by the CA

a 16 YO unmarried mexican

another baby for the taxpayer to feed, clothe, educate and the mom will be getting pregnant again within 18 months

just like a cat that has not been 'fixed'
peterp

Carlsbad, NM

#14 Jan 15, 2012
most unionized organizations are F***** up.

i.e.
our school system
the Fire Department - all house burn to the ground
the post office

nuff said

over paid lazy = union organization
Curious

Carlsbad, NM

#15 Jan 15, 2012
the real shocked wrote:
teachers should be payed according to dedication and ability and wiliness to learn, but this is not a perfect world.
If you were paid (not payed) according to your willingness (not wiliness) to learn, you would starve.

Pot calling the kettle black.
Curious

Carlsbad, NM

#16 Jan 15, 2012
educated teacher wrote:
with our union, we have the highest pay in the state. we teach and teach good. we have the best school board that stupidity can buy. you dont like it then give us a pay increase and we will up carlsbads grades to at least an c.
First of all, sentences begin with capital letters. Second, we teach "well" (not good, although we might teach good if we teach our students to do good, however, I think you were trying to be facetitious). "Don't" does take an apostrophe. "Carlsbad's" (possessive) requires a capital "C" and an apostrophe (you use your pinky finger to the right of the semi-colon on the standard QWERTY keyboard).

Really? "An c"? I am shocked. You really want to criticize our teachers?
Curious

Carlsbad, NM

#17 Jan 15, 2012
edw wrote:
i too agree with Walter..........
Recall the 1st baby of the year reported by the CA
a 16 YO unmarried mexican
another baby for the taxpayer to feed, clothe, educate and the mom will be getting pregnant again within 18 months
just like a cat that has not been 'fixed'
You realize that you are addressing a real live human being here? One you don't even know. You are incredibly sick!!!
MLE1

Hobbs, NM

#18 Jan 16, 2012
walter wrote:
Well geez MLE1,you are part of the problem. A family is made up of a wife,husband,and the children,the children should all have the same father and mother. How distracting is it to try and raise children who all have a different parent? A true family was not meant to be made up from several different BROKEN families,this is why the school system is so messed up,it does start in the home,when children have no stability in their lives they tend to carry that over into their every day life,LIKE SCHOOL,than the parents who have screwed the family up are complaining saying that it is the system that is failing their poor lil illegitimate children. This is not an attack on you personally,I am just tired of the blame being passed to the system. I have been around children for the past 25 yrs,(coaching youth sports,hunter safety,etc)you can always pick out the children who come from broken homes. The children do not have a say in this matter ,it is ALL up to the parents,people find it too easy to just have a child with whom ever will sleep with them at the time, then move on to the next partner not once thinking about the children. What saddens me most is the parents do not get it,this has become the norm. It is wrong. Sorry if I pissed anyone off,but something has to change. This whole Country is falling apart and it can all be blamed on the system OR, WE CAN TAKE A LONG LOOK AT OUR STANDARDS , ETHICS ,MORALES and MOST IMPORTANT,OUR FAMILY VALUES. We live in a world where the motto is IF IT FEELS GOOD DO IT, IT CAN AND WILL BE JUSTIFIED,we can't continue to live like this. Again, sorry if it offends any of you, but I can't just sit back and say nothing any longer,it sickens me.
My kids all do NOT have different fathers. Just because a mother, father, and kids are all together does NOT mean it is NOT dysfunctional. Hell, fathers rape and molest their kids. And I WAS with their father. You make no sense whatsoever. I bet your kids hate you. You even teach your daughter that she doesnt have to follow the rules at school and byytch and complain when she is suspended for piercings that is not to be worn while in school. YOU coach??? I feel sorry for the kids. For all we know is that YOU can be a real POS to your own family and your wife is afraid to leave your pathetic, sorry asz. My kids DO have stability in their lives. I NEVER did whatever you are referring to concerning sleeping with one person, getting pregnant, and then going to the next as I have thought about my kids. I find it funnier as hell that you STILL say I have 4 different fathers to my kids when the last 3 are all twins. Oh gawd, you will FOREVER remain STUPID! lol. And for someone who is a coach that is suppose to teach honesty and so forth, you dont even put your real name up...what a loser you are. lol.
MLE1

Hobbs, NM

#19 Jan 16, 2012
Archibald wrote:
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Sorry to interrupt your typing, MLE1, but we finished color-coding the parking lot as you requested. Now, half the fathers can park in the blue zone on odd weekends; most of the others in the yellow zone. Now where did you say you want the food-stamp kiosk?
hmmm, half the fathers?? who are half the fathers? I would like to know. Thanks. And let me know their names and see if you have it right and match on the birth certificates since somehow 2 sets of twins according to you have 4 different fathers each. hmmm, this will be interesting.
walter

Carlsbad, NM

#20 Jan 16, 2012
MLE1 wrote:
<quoted text>
My kids all do NOT have different fathers. Just because a mother, father, and kids are all together does NOT mean it is NOT dysfunctional. Hell, fathers rape and molest their kids. And I WAS with their father. You make no sense whatsoever. I bet your kids hate you. You even teach your daughter that she doesnt have to follow the rules at school and byytch and complain when she is suspended for piercings that is not to be worn while in school. YOU coach??? I feel sorry for the kids. For all we know is that YOU can be a real POS to your own family and your wife is afraid to leave your pathetic, sorry asz. My kids DO have stability in their lives. I NEVER did whatever you are referring to concerning sleeping with one person, getting pregnant, and then going to the next as I have thought about my kids. I find it funnier as hell that you STILL say I have 4 different fathers to my kids when the last 3 are all twins. Oh gawd, you will FOREVER remain STUPID! lol. And for someone who is a coach that is suppose to teach honesty and so forth, you dont even put your real name up...what a loser you are. lol.
The truth hurts. You do not know me,as far as my children ,they are happy and well adjusted people. Like I said sorry if I offended anyone ,but it is how I feel.You don't know my wife either, so don't try and act like you do. You are just upset because you've been figured out. Why did you wait until you had a litter of children to go to school? TO GET MORE MONEY ,you are the piece of shyte using your children to get more welfare .

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