Beach Unified School District rarely grants the requests of parents who
ask nicely. Parents with money or political power are a special
case. I'll bet they, meaning LBUSD, wonder why so many parents
without money or political power behave so unreasonably.
sized" garments never quite fit me. "One sized" education didn't
work out for my children. Long Beach Unified School District says it
has 'lost' about 1100 students this year. I wonder how many of
those were children lost to the 'one size fits all' mentality?
attempts to humiliate my child. I complain and the vice principal
decides that, not only can't he promise the teacher won't do it
anymore, my child should be suspended until he affirms the teacher's
behavior. I wish I could claim that this type of thing only
happens in Long Beach Unified School District.
insists that every child look as much like every other child as
possible. It punishes children for not thinking the same things
that other children think. How does this jibe with being an American
citizen living in America?
Long Beach Unified has gained national recognition because Carl
Cohn made the faked school uniform research sound plausible. What
would happen if Steinhauser grew enough of a spine to tell the truth
about the impact of uniforms on educational quality?