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Pupils practice cursive writing. Credit: AFP/Getty Images
Shirley and Marcel Dandeneau November 15, 2013 at 04:22 pm
I am from the old school! I see nothing wrong with children using/learning cursive writing! IRead More think it is lovely for someone to send a note/thank you etc in good handwriting. it does;nt mean that they are not going to be able to learn other things in school. I get many compliments from my script writing. Is'nt nice to be able to read a hand written note from a friend. One of the big problems nowadays , is that children are rushed through many things! My great grand-children, like to read my notes to them. stop all the nonsense of doing away with a little bit of culture!
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JW October 23, 2013 at 12:55 pm
I agree... it doesnt work for most. I let them sleep in as much as possible... but arriving to workRead More is dictated by the dropoff to schools and daycare... and that dictates when I leave work... and generally getting home each night is somewhere between 7:00 and 8:00 depending how long we chit chat at the final pickup (Grandpas). It does not leave enough time to get "recommended sleep" unless they essentially went home and straight to bed.
CowDung November 4, 2013 at 12:07 pm
Most people that I know don't get home between 7-8 pm every day. I would have thought that such aRead More schedule would be the exception rather than the rule.
Mike Fischer August 22, 2013 at 08:43 am
So you're saying that Walden, who kicks out behavioral problems or underperformers, has betterRead More average ACT scores? How unexpected! If only the rest of the district could follow their model!
Heather in Caledonia August 23, 2013 at 03:58 pm
Too bad we have to spend so much time teaching them how to take the test instead of teaching themRead More what they need to know. Shouldn't the test check to see how well they know material instead of how hard they studied for this particular test? I guess that's the problem with standardized testing.
Ed Holladay September 3, 2013 at 08:21 pm
I don't think it is that easy for most public schools Mike.
Richard Head August 20, 2013 at 09:05 pm
It is tempting - until I realize that I stand for the abolition of government controlled skools andRead More the forced property taxes required to fund them. This is just another deception by The Powers That Be to give me: 1. The illusion of choice 2. Powers of property control over others. RUSD = A sick organization in a sick society that needs to be ABOLISHED. Government Skools are the problem - NOT the answer. Let the HATE begin. "Krishnamurti: “It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.”
Downtown Brown August 6, 2013 at 03:08 pm
Why on Earth are we adding another School that pays ZERO property taxes to Racine's lakefront?Read More It's time for Racine to put the YMCA Bldg on the auction block. while we are at it lets sell the Racine Public Library too. Privatize the Zoo and at least stop subsidizing it. Look at our lakefront almost HALF of it is off the tax rolls! From the Old Case property, the Sewer treatment plant, DeKoven, The YMCA, the library, Memorial and Festival Hall, the Water treatment plant, the Walker property, North Beach and the zoo. Our most valuable land in the entire County is on the lakefront. we should Condo's and Hotels on the lake..paying taxes rather than tax soaking entities like those listed above.
Tom Kierstyn October 22, 2013 at 06:31 pm
How about taxing some I ,mean ALL churches and the real estate they sit on
The University of Wisconsin is under fire for 'unethical behavior.'
Greg Huegerich June 24, 2013 at 12:19 pm
The illegal $2.3 million appears to be for future service, no? That seems like something that can beRead More remedied pretty easily. The rest of the accusations appear to be refuted. Conducting an RFP to continue and extend service based on what you already have is not in any way a sham. That's what most businesses do because its practical. You scope the RFP based on current capabilities and future needs, both in terms of growth and competitive pricing. It's up to the competitors to compete, not for the legislature to bid rig the process for higher taxpayer costs and more profits for their campaign contributors.
Bill McClenahan June 24, 2013 at 02:22 pm
It was illegal before the RFP. UW does not get to choose which laws to follow and which laws toRead More ignore, but that is what it has been doing.
Greg Huegerich June 26, 2013 at 02:16 pm
The payment? Yep, that seems like something that should absolutely be corrected. However, the RFPRead More process itself seems perfectly legitimate, and exactly how most businesses and IT groups would approach it. That republicans are griping that a different firm didn't get the business at the margins they wanted isn't really fair to taxpayers. I do understand that the current vendor seems friendly to the other side of the aisle ... but changing that out, shouldn't come at taxpayer expense.
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Karen Hermansen June 21, 2013 at 09:55 pm
Am I missing something? Where did,the article say she was on food stamps?
me June 21, 2013 at 10:47 pm
Of course she is on food stamps does she really look to you like she has a job? wake up
Angelene June 22, 2013 at 08:44 am
Please see pages 10 & 11 of the STUDENT CODE OF RIGHTS & responsibilities. It is theRead More handbook that is given out to every parent every single school year. It has the State Statute in it for truancy. It can be accessed on line as well at www. Racine. k12.wi.rr. com under Parent Tab. Search truancy.
Heather Asiyanbi (Editor) June 13, 2013 at 10:22 am
This is fantastic! I've shared on FB and Twitter.
Jesse Booker June 13, 2013 at 01:37 pm
Thank you very much. In a world full of negativity, we're trying our best to shed light on thoseRead More doing something positive. The children are our future!
Jesse Booker June 14, 2013 at 04:46 pm
Only 7 entries so far!! Get them in now! Winner announced Sunday!
Park graduates wait to cross the stage to receive their diplomas.
Matt June 8, 2013 at 05:36 am
If I may... A small correction. What Pozen said was, Opportunity does not knock, then knock again,Read More then leave a note saying "sorry I missed you."
Heather Asiyanbi (Editor) June 8, 2013 at 12:17 pm
@Matt - thanks! I was trying to take notes as Ms. Pozen was speaking ...
Farley May 20, 2013 at 01:45 am
Oak Creek took 1st place in the Festival Division by defeating Brookfield, Kettle Moraine andRead More Armstrong (Minnesota). Divine Savior Holy Angels took 3rd place in Division 1, and Catholic Memorial took 4th. Wisconsin has one of the strongest high school girls' rugby programs in the country!
Denise Lockwood May 20, 2013 at 02:28 am
@Farley, I added the photos/video and the standings. Here's the link.Read More http://caledonia.patch.com/articles/oak-creek-and-brookfield-teams-win-womens-rugby-championship
concernedforthecitizens May 10, 2013 at 06:41 pm
lol. seems like a TOP priority case. $40(at most) worth of booze stolen and they put a press releaseRead More out asking for citizens help? why isnt there road blocks up, cops going door to door, deploy the helicopter! lock the house up and sleep with one eye open folks, teenagers swiped some hooch! come on guys is it really that slow at the ol' cpd?
Tansandy May 10, 2013 at 07:05 pm
With the happenings at the Pick'n Save, and Kmart lately, the owners better watch out. The beautifulRead More people of Caledonia will want close them down! You know, "we don't want that kind of people in our village". Move it to Mt Pleasant!
me May 12, 2013 at 04:16 am
Bet they traded it for herion in Creastview. The cops don't do anything about it either.