February 07, 2007

Putting the "back" in "back to school"

It has been a decade since I was a student, and although my brain is atrophying from lack of use, I wouldn't go back to school for anything. Times have changed and so have schools. Standardized testing, disillusioned educators, an epidemic of bullying, even gang activity and - perish the thought - a ban on junk food all combine to create a frightening and overwhelming atmosphere for today's youth. Those are just a few of the reasons I am glad to have completed my formal education long ago. Here is another one:



4 comments:

Orange Blossom Goddess (aka Heather) said...

breathe deep!

Tami said...

Just relax now...it'll be over before you know it...

Where do you get these things?

Anonymous said...

I went to Catholic school in the 1950's & 60's. Every exam was an "anal" exam. Before we even wrote one answer on the paper, we had to write the name of the school, our name and the date in blue ink and underline it all in red ink. If you screwed this up (and try not to writing left-handed with a fountain pen) you got an F.
Lefty

Rob K said...

Is it pass/fail?