TX Principal Fired for Encouraging Students to Speak English

When I went to school, every student was required to speak English. There were a number of Hispanic students who struggled with English, but they were still required to do all of their school work and speak English. There was no special treatment given to them. To be fair, we also had students from Japan, China, Vietnam, Germany, France, Denmark and Sweden that I know of and they were also required to speak and work in English. Things have changed and just suggesting that students speak English Read more […]

NY Principal Continues Attack on Patriotism

Greta Hawkins is the principal of New York City’s PS 90 school. Although Hawkins says she is not anti-patriotic, her actions as principal say otherwise. In 2012, the kindergartners at her school were going to sing God Bless America at their graduation ceremony at the end of the year. When Hawkins found out, she forbade the kids from signing the patriotic song. The reason she gave the teachers is that it might offend other cultures. The Coney Island school has a number of students from other Read more […]

Rewarding Honor Students Hurts Other Students’ Feelings Says Principal

One of the core values that made America great was the concept that hard work gets rewarded.  If someone works hard and becomes a better than average athlete, he is rewarded with recognition and a big salary.  If someone studies real hard and excels in school, he usually receives special recognition by being a member of the National Honor Society and scholarships to colleges and universities. However, David Fabrizio, principal at Ipswich Middle School in Massachusetts, doesn’t believe that Read more […]