Hell, Thy Name Is School Project

There are several words that strike fear into the hearts of parents everywhere.  Puberty.Lice.Chuck E. Cheese. Or, in my case, the school project. At first I thought it was just me grousing about the school projects that my children are assigned....more

Why Increasing Class Size ISN'T a Reasonable Solution

We were caught off guard when we heard the news about our county's elementary schools: 15 teaching positions gone.  That's anywhere from 300 to 375 students that will be crammed into remaining teachers' classrooms this fall, bringing class size up to a maximum of 35 children.  Currently under Georgia law, grades K-3 max out at 23 children per room.  Grades 4-8 can have no more than 28....more