Tag Archives: school

New challenges to schoolism [op-ed CCT 18 september 2012]

Well, back-to-school season is well-launched. The children are all back in the designated school buildings, handed off to the professional educators for another nine months. (Isn’t education a great thing; and what would we do without all that taxpayer- funded baby sitting?) The idea that it should be the fulltime job of all young people […]

Daring to question dropout logic [op-ed CCT 12 September 2007]

OK, we can all breathe a sigh of relief. Real Life has sucked all the tourists back over the bridges. All the kids are rounded up and back in the school buildings where they belong. A recent back-to-school newspaper story focused on a young man who dropped out of Dennis-Yarmouth Regional High School to become […]

D-Y should re-think special honoring of military enlistees [August 2010 / CCT]

Back to school: a time of fresh starts– fresh-scrubbed school, fresh-scrubbed students, teachers renewed by well-earned summer rest. Well, not everywhere. That happy picture is marred at Dennis-Yarmouth High School with the way last school year ended. At a June llth assembly in honor of seniors, while six students were honored with special plaques for […]