Ed Rep wrote:
Due to LAUSD Budget Cuts 90% of the Magnet School Budget may be cut. That could mean closing most of the Magnets. I attended the LAUSD, Tuesday 10:00 meeting.
How could they squeeze more money out of the Magnet department , here ?
The kids are already on bread and water instruction in our local Gifted magnet.
They color reproducibles , watch Discovery Chan. videos, and listen to their teacher talk. Sometimes they get called names , like jackass and snotty little brat , if they talk back. Sometimes the kids get called into the principals office for 1:1 interegation if their parents inquire too often into the extensive use of reproducibles and video for instruction, and lack of homework or production of ANYTHING for the last 5 months.
We save money on paper because they are not instructed on how to take notes on all that teacher talk.
Homework is downloaded off homeschooling websites and the teachers take personal phone calls during class time so they clearly aren't putting in any overtime anywhere.
Actually , SUB pay must be astronomical. My child likes seeing the SUBS so I really wont complain about that. Don't take them away my child would say , except for the one that made them open their books and READ in class. What nerve !
Best money saver is on the cost of outside tutoring because the kids miraculously come home with .... "A" s.
Quite a racket.