From the Beacon-News:
Police are seeking a former PTA treasurer accused of taking $4,000 from an account for an elementary school near Montgomery (near Chicago).
Meredith Henry, 36, was charged March 13 with felony theft, the Kendall County Sheriff’s office said in a statement.
Authorities first learned of the theft last September, and [...]
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The House of Cards for schools
“Acerbic wit.”–Publishers Weekly
“Offensive on so many levels.”–Angry Mom
I tell people it’s my revenge for having to read Lord of the Flies in high school. Actually, I first started on a completely different project. When I became a PTA co-president at a high-achieving public school, I was interested in publishing a non-fiction book—a how-to guide [...]Continue Reading →
Everyone who wants to blame schools and teachers for what’s going wrong in American schools needs to read this special series from the Tulsa World, “Inside an ‘F’ School,” which details the factors that [...]Continue Reading →
WESTERVILLE, Ohio – Westerville Schools and Blendon Township Police tell 10TV that there is an ongoing investigation into missing PTA funds at Huber [...]Continue Reading →
I don’t know why it didn’t occur to me to post this before today, but one of the bloggers covering Chain Gang Elementary said the book reminder her of that old classic country song. And why shouldn’t it? So here it is, with all the twang Jeannie C. Riley could muster.
Momma, don’t [...]Continue Reading →
A novel about adults behaving badly
“… Chain Gang Elementary is darkly funny, entertaining, well-written, and has a great deal of heart.” — Shay’s Word Garden
“Acerbic wit.”– Publishers Weekly
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In recognition of all the testing scandals going on, I offer you this brief excerpt from my novel, Chain Gang Elementary. As you’ll see, Malliford Elementary has its own testing issues, which, in the ened, will lead to a scandal with a unique [...]Continue Reading →