How low can the Springboro Education Association go in "underperforming" their duties for our children's education?<quoted text>
You are the professional educators, the ones who know best how to educate, where are your answers?
Where in your contract proposals are anything remotely related to improving the education of our children?
Aside the need for more money, less time at work, and less overseeing of the job being performed, where are the children in your mix?
Where are the answers from the professional educators?
Ms. Cook's response to a continual 80% failure rate in math on the Ohio Achievement Assessment test was to "convince" the union to teach less each day, effectively reducing the number of class periods per year by 25 out of 175.
Ms. Cook performed this miracle by reducing each class by 7 minutes each day and adding more class periods. 7 minutes per day x 175 days per teaching year = 1225 minutes per year
1225 minutes per year / last years 49 minute classes = 25 periods of instruction lost in every class
Our has been a high school principal for 13 years, Ron Malone, states in a recent interview ... I'm interested in continuing to work in education...I don't know what the next couple of years look like right now for me.....
Poor Mr. Malone... he loves being insanely popular in the community, but now that he has taken the retirement buyout for his greatest financial gain, he suffers buyer's remorse; and laments identity crisis. It was good to be invested in his work as the education god of unionism at Springboro High School; but this harmful illusion of himself now isn't working for his ego; because he forgot to remember that his status as education god was just
the work of the union masters; who created Mr. Malone to bend to the SEA's will and servitude. Poor Mr. Malone, who doesn't know quite how to introduce himself without a job attached to his name. "We'll see what happens," he says. "I'm not sure the FIT," (as he refers to his work of SEA education god)"is as good now as when I came to Springboro in 2000." The bottom line is ..."There needs to be a re-emphasis on the value of the educator."
But what value does this 41 years of education expertise have to our children's 21st century quality classroom education?