Knowing What Education Is About
Itís an ax hanging over our heads," says Jean Frey, the principal, who has to explain to parents that if Baileyís is declared failing, the county could fire its teachers, and families would have the right to transfer to another school.
In the end the school was not in the "failing" category when the test results came back in later summer. If they had, I doubt many parents would have elected to move their kids as the law allows. Itís hard to find a principal who understand that education is more than multiple guess tests. We need more of them who are willing to speak up.
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