thanks to a friend of mine i was able to sip coffee and catch up on the my newspaper reading .. . . which unfortunately is not as disciplined as it once was. . . but it's nearly time for new resolutions and i might just have to add that one to the list. . . but as usual, i digress. . .
- Allow for quicker alternative certification of qualified teachers to attract better teachers
- Less red tape - less meaningless reports filed for every thing from the amount of times a pencil is sharpened in class to the amount of time spent on the administrators computer
- Focusing on what becomes of the special ed students
The entire perspectives page in the ARKDEMGAZ is worth checking out, in fact, another great little diddy about how to form a book club caught my eye. See, for the past 2 years. . . yes it's been 2 years now. . . already. . . an eclectic group of women have been getting together to discuss books, eat wonderful hors d'ouvres and drink wine. . . only we have yet to find our rhythm. Robyn Blumner may have the keys that we need. Her 5 rules of starting a book club will come in handy for us as we embark on another year of reading.