I have substituted at this school several times over the last two years. Behavior for each of the classrooms is out of control. I feel like the classes are lacking the most basic routines for behavior. I made the mistake of substituting here one too many times.
I have observed a class that had on discipline whatsoever. The teacher sat at the back of the class room with her back to the class while helping two students. Half way through the class, she informed the class that they were going to do a test and she stated several times that this was not going to be done with partners. Students were passing notes, texting on celll phones and one student actually got up several times, went to her partner and copied her answers.
This school has improved tremendously in the past two years with the new principal. The teachers are excellent and highly motivated to make students succeed. Parent involvement, however, remains low. They either do not understand the importance of being involved in their children's education(at school and at home), or are incapable of helping their children. Except for a core of dedicated parents, the parent outreach/involvement programs are poorly attended. Unless this changes, the overall school results will continue to be below average.
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