CHAIN GANG ELEMENTARY
The HOUSE OF CARDS for schools It’s funny. It’s not so funny “Acerbic wit” – Publishers Weekly
“Offensive on so many levels.” — Angry Mom But most important, it’s FREE for Kindle, Nook, and Apple devices.
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I’m a writer, so I had to write something. 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 for parent leaders taking over the reins of a [...]
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 twist. To learn more about [...]Continue Reading →
A review from Mama Zen at The Zen of Motherhood:
Tensions run high at Malliford Elementary when redistricting results in an influx of minority students. Newly elected PTO President Richard Gray just wants to do right by all of Malliford’s kids. But, Principal Estelle Rutherford is willing to do anything to preserve her “School [...]Continue Reading →
Average Amazon rating 4.2 stars Now free for kindle, Nook & Apple devices What the reviewers say:
“Grant provides trenchant criticisms of educational policy … (with) acerbic wit.” – Publishers Weekly
“Jonathan Grant just might be my new favorite writer. You want to laugh? Grant writes with smart, sardonic wit. [...]Continue Reading →