We are getting many hits this morning from our readers, probably waiting for a post on last night's BOE meeting. We hope to post something by Wednesday night. Thank you for your patience. In the meantime, here is a short preview of the post that will be titled: "Yellow Brick Road to Nowhere....."
"It is time for a new fairy tale, or as some of you may conclude after reading it, a horror story.
There used to be a land of educational contentment. Parents moved there because the schools and teachers were outstanding, children loved to go to school and were excited to learn something new every day. Suddenly one day, the sky darkened and a fast moving tornado swept through the town, leaving devastation in its wake. The tornado scooped up teachers and students and carried them to a far away land, dropping them from the sky onto a vast landscape of unknowns -- some good, some bad. There was treachery lurking amongst fields of promise of a better education.
When the teachers and students woke up from the storm, they found themselves in a field surrounded by a yellow brick road, a road that the natives of this foreign land told them to follow until they would reach a place called the Emerald City -- where they would find an even better educational system than the one they left behind. What's more, the natives told them that to guide them down the yellow brick road, they would be led by the best navigators they had to offer. By using these expert navigators, they would not get lost..."
Stay tuned for the rest of the story.......