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Philadelphia Teacher Turned Citizen Mission into a Joke

Nik L Wrote: Oct 11, 2012 8:52 AM
Romney should have nothing to do with it (even though I hope he wins), and neither should any POTUS. The Constitution nowhere mentions education, which means that the federal government has no authority or responsibilities regarding education of citizens. Education is (should be again) a local (or, at most, a state) issue, only.
Ron4594 Wrote: Oct 11, 2012 10:42 AM
He should revoke the EO allowing government unions. this should be followed statewide.
The mission statement of Philadelphia's Charles Carroll High School, displayed prominently on its website, offers a hopeful vision of an educational institution:

“Providing all students with the academic, technological & social skills needed to be productive & contributing citizens in our society.”

This week, the specific mention of “social skills” and citizenship likely sounds like mockery to Charles Carroll sophomore Samantha Pawlucy and her family.

In an episode that has prompted national attention, Samantha was the victim of intimidation by her geometry teacher, Lynette Gaymon, who claims...