The pedagogic strategy of simply ignoring a problem-- like social promotion and increased violent disruption BY STUDENTS-- has worked so well for the incompetents running LAUSD, that administration has now abandoned the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE)
, that at best (with its low middle school academic levels in Language Arts and Math) was already not a reasonable or accurate measure of whether a student should be allowed to graduate high school with a diploma. what most of these students wind up achieving is a deep seed inferiority complex, when they predictable fail after their bad K-12 education. They wrongfully feel guilty for the crimes LAUSD leadership is continued to allow to commit in setting them up for failure.
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I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)