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> In the last 3 days, the teen living teacher and I have had new students
> placed in our classes. These are students on a 4 x 4 block system who have
> entered a school on an a/b day block schedule where kids take 7 periods.
> They have placed these kids in our biggest entry level classes-not one,
> two! The second class we have been told to list as "teacher assistant" and
> to use that time to teach these kids everything they missed first
> Everyone is passing the buck on who told them to do this, but I aim to see
> the principal tomorrow to discuss my feelings. It is indicative to me of
> attitude that I don't do much, but I also feel like I am being asked to be
> unethical in the doctoring of records. Furthermore, the kids are being set
> up to fail, because there is no way to teach them what they missed and
> maintain classroom control and my sanity. Need advice-what do you think?
> Does this happen to you? Linda in NC