If finger guns, pop tarts chewed into the shape of guns and imaginary bows and arrows are a problem for schools, we’ve found the most dangerous child in our education system. This kid can not only imagine a toy firearm, he can build his from Legos! It’s the reaction of the system that is the danger here! Not to be outdone, NY lawmakers would like to eliminate rifle and archery programs (which are competitive sports) from schools thereby removing ANY realistic safety training on these topics from the system!
While Dick’s Sporting Goods has followed the education idiocy by their anti-gun acts, manufacturers are hitting back by saying no to Dick’s. Back to education for a minute, one teacher took a cell phone from a student who then attacked the teacher. The teacher’s handling of it was somewhat unique and in the end they hugged it out.
In local education news Superintendent of Schools Desmond Blackburn is leaving his post. He’s given 3 months notice to the Board that he will be taking a job with an education advocacy nonprofit based in California. The State has decided that teachers of Florida’s Virtual School must be residents of Florida. Good idea? We’ll see what you’re thinking as we get to the phone on today’s BML.
THE BATTING ORDER
IN THE BULLPIN