All Hell Is Breaking Loose in Our School Systems in Georgia!

All Hell Is Breaking Loose in Our School Systems in Georgia!

With class sizes increasing and teachers and also other support staff being released, what will occur to our little ones? Students were already suffering, particularly those with special needs. It has been a struggle every year to have the services and support the kids need from teachers b/c these are already overwhelmed. My son’s middle school went from having 3 counselors (one for each grade level) to 2 counselors, and next school year (2010-2011) they’ll only have 1 counselor.

theam even getting times when school systems are trying to dismiss students with disabilities such as Autism from being eligible for special education services. This is outrageous! If we think advocating for our children is hard now, just hold back until next school year. I believe Advocates are going to have their hands full.

As an old School Psychologist, I am disheartened incidentally school systems in Georgia are mistreating dedicated and loyal Educator’s. Salaries for many counselors are already reduced significantly, many positions are completely done away with (i.e., School Nurses in Clayton County Public Schools), while others are put in lower-level positions (i.e., Special Education Coordinators in Atlanta Public Schools will probably be put into classrooms to work as Teachers).

uses current Teachepsychologisthave jobs. Also, yearly contracts for EduIngenieriare held back until the last second after they were also informed about drastic already their current positions. This was done purposefully to prevent one away from having the capacity to sign up for jobs elsewhere should they were hung the changes …

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A Crisis In Education

A Crisis In Education

A crisis in education has hit the United States school system. U.S. math grades have plunged to a single from the lowest of advanced economies. And the trend just isn’t inside our favor. A record quantity of students spanning various ages is failing standardized math exams such as regents, SAT’s, and GMATs.

There are a couple of causes for this trend. Firstly, because of state and federal budget cuts, more students are increasingly being squeezed into classes. This makes it quite challenging to enable them to receive individual attention, as well as a longer timeframe for weakness to become addressed. This can result in a spiral of poor grades, a decrease of confidence, frustration, and lost hope.

Another cause is often a decline in teacher quality. Due to federal and state budget cuts, lower annual salaries, or becoming paid to teachers. Not only that, but benefits and pensions are being cut significantly. This drives the top and many committed teachers into the private sector where they can earn many feels appreciated.

The remaining teachers are overworked. Wanting to cut wherever they can school are trying to squeeze the best every teacher. This, however, lowers their standard of performance. They can no longer provide individual attention for college students who need it, nor contain the time for you to concentrate on underperforming students to talk with them as well as their parents about ways to improve.

This can be a problem that isn’t going away, and with the current prevailing attitude …

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