Thursday, May 20, 2010
Monday, May 3, 2010
West Prep Academy
The Global Learning Collaborative
Innovation Diploma Plus
The Urban Assembly School For Green Careers
The High School For Language And Diplomacy
Business Of Sports School
Quest To Learn
Global Technology Preparatory
Global Neighborhood Secondary School
The Urban Assembly Institute For New Technologies
High School For Excellence And Innovation
Soundview Academy For Culture and Scholarship
These are not charter schools folks, these are new public schools in the system. They are a whole lot of fancy names for a whole lot of nothing! You see, one of these Global Urban Preparatory Assemblies For Excellence In Scholarship, etc., etc., etc., actually occupies part of the building where my good ole PS 000 is located. I can tell you that this particular school practices NONE of it's name. It's actually a very disgusting place where teachers mistreat students and do not teach them what they deserve to learn, a place where students do not even have the necessary classes in their schedules, a violent and unhealthy place that I would NEVER EVER send my own child. What is the DOE thinking? If they give a big fancy name to a school, it will change the system? It will make things better? Who are they trying to fool? Teachers? Students? Parents?
I am just so disgusted, I can't even believe I am a part of this system. Burnout? Maybe.
PS. Thank you to Frank McCourt High School for picking an appropriate name.