Wednesday, July 11, 2012

It's Important To Remember

That while there is a war on teaching, there is, in fact, a process happening in our society where the 'better half' is  able to provide opportunities for their children that 'other half' is not.

 This David brooks piece says it all. It's called an opportunity gap. And while the piece speaks more about society's commitment to the underclass, and less about schools', the points he raises have obvious wide reaching effects on our profession, our work and our students.

It's also important to remember that virtually everyone involved in education from a care-giver perspective is from the better half.

And maybe it's important to note that not much is being done about it as long as this polarizing debate within our profession rages on.

Well, I'm off take my daughter swim lessons, then gymnastics and her private pre-school's summer program!

Take care.

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