Be a Hero, Give a Zero

An eighth-grade history teacher in South Florida has been fired for giving a student “zero credit” for homework that he didn’t bother to hand in (https://www.wftv.com/news/local/teacher-fired-after-refusing-to-abide-by-no-zero-policy-when-students-didnt-hand-in-work/840999722). Your school tax dollars at work. See, the school has a “policy”–that’s educationese for “no thinking”–that the lowest possible grade you can give is 50: half credit. One of … Continue reading Be a Hero, Give a Zero