recover. Don’t show up, make zero effort or disrupt class, who cares because students
can use grade recovery to pass. Then teachers are told all the time to watch
their Ds and Fs which means regardless of their students effort,
attendance or behavior, teachers are often cajoled into passing their students and then
finally did you read today’s paper?
dropping kids for non-attendance. Which begs the question, if kids don’t have
to come how has our graduation rate gone up?
They say our rate has gone up 11 percentage points to
71 percent. The federal government says it has gone up 6 percent to 63 percent but
regardless of which measure you go with why isn’t our graduation rate a hundred
Friends the sad truth is we have rigged the game but the best we could
come up with is a C average. That is pathetic.