In a message dated 10/13/03 12:03:59 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
> Do classroom teachers use the kids art time to punish for their classroom
> misbehavior? Or for making up classwork
> Hi. To answer your question....NEVER. I don't think the homeroom teachers
> have a right to interfere with your art classes. Occasionally, the kids will
> be pulled out if they have to be tested, which I'm not happy about.
> However, it's pretty crazy trying to teach with the two Mondays off and class trips.
> I haven't seen some classes for weeks and other classes are way ahead. Any
> ideas as to how to handle this? I don't see all the classes in a grade on
> the same day. If anything, because the principal uses many of these prep
> periods as times he can have grade meetings, I rarely see the same grade in the
> same day.