pdp1@EARTHLINK.NET on mon 5 may 03
I say, the 'shorter' the better...
Or, as my own reminescence would recommend, a three day
'school' week being not-so-good as a 'two'...or better yet
would be a 'one'...as a 'one' really would contain
room for all such wholesome or ingenuously useful matters as
be magined TO have to 'teach'...
Better even yet, a 'One' as occur every other week...and
THAT would be 'plenty' enough...
----- Original Message -----
From: "Dean Walker"
Sent: Saturday, May 03, 2003 7:57 PM
Subject: Re: school programs
> A four day school week would be cool. On the fifth day
the children can
> spend the entire day on art and music. The public
libraries have tons of
> instuctional videos on art, music, cooking, history,
languages anything you
> want to know and see. Take three day field trips.You may
really enjoy this
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Lily Krakowski on tue 6 may 03
The American Tragedy we see all around us is that unless children are in
school most of them run around unsupervised. The number of children who
have a parent or similar waiting at home with cookies and milk when the kids
get out of school seems to be melting quicker than the snow on our hills.
I do not think that shorter school weeks and hours are nearly as good an
answer as longer school weeks, and longer school years, and supervised
post-school acgtivities. All you home schoolers --God bless you every
one--are wonderful; but too few parents have the skills, or the economic
> I say, the 'shorter' the better...
>> A four day school week would be cool. On the fifth day
> the children can
>> spend the entire day on art and music. The public
> libraries have tons of
>> instuctional videos on art, music, cooking, history,
> languages anything you
>> want to know and see. Take three day field trips.You may
> really enjoy this
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