Teaching Computer Science: No School Before Thanksgiving26 Nov 2014 / Paul Epps
There was no school today because a lot of kids don’t like to show up the day before Thanksgiving, so the district decided not to have classes on the day before Thanksgiving. Once they get used to having Wednesday off, they won’t show up on Tuesday and we’ll have to give them Tuesday off. Then of course there’s no sense in having a one-day school week so we’ll give them the whole week off.
And since they’re already off on Veterans Day and the day after Halloween, let’s just give them the whole month of November off.
I’m concerned that American education is getting worse faster than we can lower our standards.