Welcome! Login | Register
 

Giannini: We Learn Through Tragedy That Life is Precious—It's Palm Sunday as I write this and…

It’s All About Education: Learning Life Skills at Hope High—For the past eleven years, Stephen Cronin, president…

Newport Manners & Etiquette: Rekindling Romance + Wedding Etiquette Update—It may never be too late to rekindle…

Chef Walter’s Flavors + Knowledge: Cod for Passover—This week we celebrate Passover and this dish…

Nguyen: Blurred Lines Indeed:  Did The Jury Get It Wrong?—Should musicians be forced to pay royalties or…

Leather Storrs: Blunder From Down Under—Humans have been protecting animals almost as long…

International String Trio Coming To Pot au Feu April 6—The International String Trio will perform at Pot…

NEW: Student Falls From Brown’s Science Library—A student fell from Brown University's Science Library…

NEW: Cicilline to Announce Legislation to End LGBT Discrimination—U.S. Congressman David Cicilline, a co-chair fo the…

NEW: Raimondo Appoints Twelve to Rhode Island Commission on Women—Governor Gina M. Raimondo named twelve appointments to…

 
 

video: Providence School Teacher Quits, Rips School District

Friday, December 14, 2012

 

An elementary school teacher in the Providence Public Schools has taken to YouTube to offer his resignation and air out his frustrations with district policies that he believes places too much emphasis on test taking.

In the nearly seven-minute video, Stephen Round, who has taught in Providence schools since 1999, lays out his concerns over a variety of issues, including social interaction for students, recess and the lack of flexibility that comes from a culture so focused on test results.

“I’ve had it, I quit,” he says in the video.

The entire video is below:

 

Enjoy this post? Share it with others.

 
 
:)