Thursday, September 11, 2008

A Back to School Laugh

Well -- we'll at least look back and laugh about it SOME day, right?

I mean, I don't know which is more stressful - figuring out what to do with them all summer or sending them to school every day. And my kids go to public school -- I'm sure now I never would have survived if my husband had given in and let me send them to Catholic school! This week, NYT printed a fantastic piece of comic-relief - read it and try not to weep for the insanity that has ensued around the simple task of teaching children how to subtract.


landismom said...

Fourth grade?


That's all I'm sayin'.

Anonymous said...

I don't know about Oregon, but this could almost be from my daughter's public school in Virginia. Especially the part about sending in a year's supply of basic classroom materials. ~annie

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Kari said...

Ha! Pretty funny link!!