Blogs Not on State Press List
First of all, blogs don't routinely get state DOE press releases.
Secondly, here is the report, so if you are all that interested, have at it.
The rather complicated No Child Left Behind legislation, known colloquially by some educators as "Nickleby," is under question and in the Obama presidency may be subject to review. The best way to educate the nation's children is still a work in progress.
Larry Leverett, where are you when we need you? This writer had hoped to see the former Plainfield superintendent and now executive director of the Panasonic Foundation under consideration for the nation's top education post. Alas, the post went to somebody else.
Meanwhile, here in Plainfield we must do our best as we see it.
Besides the high school coming under fire for the AYP, it received the unique statewide designation earlier as the state's only "persistently dangerous" school.
New PHS Principal Brian Bilal has inherited both problems . All high school staff, parents and students must rise to the challenge and prove the state wrong for next year.
Anyone who has a computer can access the DOE web site and not wait on the print media or the infamous blogs to find out what is going on. In fact, both reporters and this blogger prefer to rely on original documents, meaning those untainted, factual assessments of the issues, rather than speculation or gossip.
Please make your Plainfield New Year's resolution to seek the bottom line and inform yourself with facts. Kick the BS to the curb and please don't fall prey to the bloviations of those with ulterior motives.