Inspired by the Portable Princess, 33-year veteran social studies teacher Dennis Fermoyle answers the question, “If you could change anything at all about the education system in the U.S., what would it be and why?” Among his suggestions:
Give teachers the authority to remove disruptive and blatantly apathetic students from their classrooms. (In other words, give classrooms teachers the same power that coaches of high school athletic teams have.)
And he knows whereof he speaks, because he’s a hockey coach, too. See more from his wish list.
A version of this news article first appeared in the Blogboard blog.