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The Way I See It!

I am an Ultra-Conservative, Alpha-Male, True Authentic Leader, Type "C" Personality, who is very active in my community; whether it is donating time, clothes or money for Project Concern or going to Common Council meetings and voicing my opinions. As a blogger, I intend to provide a different viewpoint "The way I see it!" on various world, national and local issues with a few helpful tips & tidbits sprinkled in.

Elementary School Teachers Wages in Each State

school, Teachers

Here's how much elementary school teachers make in each state

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Wal-Mart Teachers' Savings Event

school, Teachers, Wal-Mart

Attention all Teachers - TEACHER APPRECIATION EVENT! 

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Teachers Vow Permanent Boycott of Common Core

Common Core, school, Teachers

'Act of Conscience' as Teachers Vow Permanent Boycott of Common Core

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More Chicago Teachers Union

Chicago, school, Teachers, Union, Common Core

Chicago Teachers Union joins growing national opposition to deeply flawed Common Core Standards

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Chicago Teachers Union

Chicago, school, Teachers, Union, Racism

Chicago Teachers Union to Mayor Rahm: Improving failed schools full of black kids is RACIST

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Common Core Explained By Parents

Common Core, school, Students, Teachers, Parenting

Common Core from parents' perspectives: the good, the bad, the hard-to-understand

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Common Core Syndrome?

Common Core, school, Students, Teachers

Overwhelmed students are experiencing ‘Common Core Syndrome’

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Opting Out of Standardized Tests?

Common Core, school, Students, Teachers

Opting Out of Standardized Tests

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Another Teacher Resigns And Common Core Is Involved

Common Core, school, Students, Teachers

Teacher Slams Common Core in Resignation Letter: I Can't Be Part of the System That's the Opposite of Teaching

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Teacher Resigns Over Common Core

Common Core, school, Teachers, Students

This Teacher's Alarming Resignation Letter Shows How Much Schools Have Changed Since You Were A Kid

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You Can Opt-out of Common Core?

Common Core, school, Students, Teachers

13-year-old sent to principal’s office after informing students of Common Core opt-out rights

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Common Core Friendly Numbers

Common Core, school, Teachers

This Common Core math problem asks kids to write the ‘friendly’ answer, instead of the correct one!

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Common Core Math Homework

Students, Teachers, Common Core

Read Parent's Facebook Response to 'Ridiculous' Common Core Math Homework

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Indiana Dropping Common Core

Indiana, Students, Teachers, Common Core

Indiana withdrawing from Common Core standards

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Lil Wayne Tells America's Teachers To Stop Using His Lyrics

Teachers, Music

Lil Wayne reminds America’s teachers not to use his lyrics in junior high classrooms

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Master's Degrees and Teachers

school, Students, Teachers

Master's Degrees May Not Help Teachers Teach Better

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We Need To Remember The Past

Cudahy, Bullying, school, Students, Teachers

This was just two years ago!  Have things gotten better?

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Utah Teachers and Guns

Gun Control, Guns, Teachers

More than 150 Utah teachers, school workers go to gun class

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Education - Questions to Ask Your Child's Teacher

Education, Kids, school, Students, Teachers

How are you going to challenge my child?

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Would You Be Okay If Principals, Superintendents, or Teachers Carried Guns in School?

CCW, Guns, Gun Control, school, Students, Teachers, Kids, Safety

I was involved this weekend with a private discussion with one of my Facebook friends about whether the mass shooting Friday would have helped avert, minimized or prevent even just one tragedy like the Sandy Hook had the Principal or some select teachers were carrying firearms in school.

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2011-2012 DPI Cudahy School District Report Cards

Cudahy, school, School Board, Teachers, Students

Jones Elementary School

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Philadelphia Teacher Threatens Student, Calls Her a Klan Member for Wearing Romney Shirt; Says School is "Democratic", NOT Republican

Racism, 2012 Election, Those Kind and Tolerant Liberals, Culture, Democrats, Liberals, Mitt Romney, Paul Ryan, Republicans, Students, Teachers

High-School Teacher Threatens To Assault Student For Wearing Romney T-Shirt, Likens It To KKK Sheet

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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel States the Children of Chicago are Played as Pawns

Chicago, Illinois, Teachers, Rahm Emanuel

Union opts to continue Chicago teachers strike; mayor takes fight to court

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Chicago Teachers' Strike

Chicago, Illinois, Teachers

Remember: it's for the kids.

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This Would Have Been Wisconsin!

Illinois, Chicago, Teachers, Taxes, Public Sector Unions, PUP

So tell me how much better Illinois is doing raising taxes instead of real reforms like Wisconsin decided to do!

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Sarah Palin, Advocacy, Quotes, and Narratives

2012 Election, America, Conservatives, Liberals, Obama, Sarah Palin, school, Teachers

Advocate - to speak or write in favor of; support or urge by argument, a person who speaks or writes in support or defense of a person, cause, etc. , a person who pleads for or in behalf of another; intercessor,  a person who pleads the cause of another in a court of law.

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A Real Graduation Speech - You're Not Special

Cudahy, school, Students, Teachers

‘You’re not special’ graduation speech sparks buzz

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A Good Question about Facebook and the Teacher/Student Relationship

school, School Board, Teachers, Students, Facebook

Should teachers and students be Facebook friends?

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Updated Guest Blog by Concerned Cudahy Citizen - Cudahy's Use of Act 10

Act 10, Cudahy, Education, school, School Board, Teachers, Guest Blog

While act 10 was set forth as a tool for local school districts to control costs, here in Cudahy it is being used as a hammer to "get" people the administration does not like, to fund their "pet" projects, and get ready  to come to the taxpayers in a "poor is us" state for a referendum in November.  Is Act 10 really working in Cudahy, let's examine.

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Walker or Barrett

2012 Election, Act 10, Collective Bargaining, Democrats, Economy, Liberals, Political Ad, Public Sector Unions, PUP, Recall, Scott Walker, School Board, State Politics, Taxes, Teachers, tom Barrett, WEAC, Wisconsin


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WEAC Responds

WEAC, School Board, school, Scott Walker, Teachers

WEAC Responds: We’ll Continue to Hide Survey Data

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WEAC Knows Act10 is Working!

Mary Bell, WEAC, Scott Walker, School Board, school, Wisconsin, Teachers, PUP, Public Sector Unions, Liberals, Jim Doyle, Recall, Act 10

WEAC knows Act 10 is working and they don’t want you to know about it which is why they will not release their own State District Survey Study!

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Updated - Milwaukee Magazine Rates 33 K-12 School Districts and Cudahy Ranks 32nd

Cudahy, school, School Board, South Milwaukee, St. Francis, Teachers

So I was emailed a PDF version of the April 2012 edition of the Milwaukee Magazine with this email message.

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You Might Have Missed This!

PUP, Teachers, Email, Washington County

John Koszarek is a public school teacher in Slinger.  He teaches social studies at Slinger High School.  He also identifies himself as a negotiator for the teachers' union.

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The First Domino to Tip Over on Teacher Pay


Hartland-Lakeside moves ahead with pay-for-performance plan for teachers

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The PUP Thinks This Is Bad - School levies drop statewide

Public Sector Unions, school, School Board, Scott Walker, Teachers, Wisconsin, WEAC

From MJS

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Taking the School Survey to the Past to Understand the Present

school, School Board, State Politics, Scott Walker, Wisconsin, Teachers

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J/S takes Second Look at DPI Survey and Its Spin

MJS, school, School Board, Teachers, Public Sector Unions

After the MJS ran the DPI Survey (WEAC really did it) the other day, they took a second look at it and debunks things.

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Cudahy Schools & Act 10

Cudahy, school, School Board, Taxes, Teachers, Act 10

I received an email (I will post the chain below minus personal info) that if I had some free time on my hand I would normally follow up more on.  Work has been so, so busy that I just don’t have the time to do it. 

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Good Article

school, Teachers

From the Daily Breeze

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Cudahy Schools and the Gifted and Talented

Cudahy, school, School Board, Teachers, Blogging

I want to redirect people to an awesome post done by Heather Liban on May 17, 2010 9:00 a.m. titled “The Gifted and Talented” it deserves a second look or a first if you missed it.

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A Different Perspective on Cudahy Schools

Cudahy, school, School Board, Teachers

This is an email response to my post called A Conversation With Two Cudahy Elementary Teachers from Angie Fech.

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A Conversation With Two Cudahy Elementary Teachers

Cudahy, School Board, school, Teachers, South Milwaukee, St. Francis

I recently had the opportunity to sit-down and talk with two Cudahy Elementary teachers. 

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From The Email Inbox - 8-25-11

Cudahy, school, School Board, Teachers

Subject: City of Cudahy and Cudahy School System

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From the Email Inbox Part II

Cudahy, school, School Board, Teachers, Taxes

This is a continuation of “From the Email Inbox”, which was a frustrated City taxpayer and resident on the lack of information in the City of Cudahy.

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From The Email Inbox

Cudahy, school, School Board, Teachers, Public Sector Unions, Email


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Cudahy School District Contract Info

Cudahy, school, School Board, Scott Walker, Public Sector Unions, Teachers

I have been hearing and receiving much misinformation on this ongoing contract and collective bargaining issues when it comes to Cudahy School District.

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NJ Teachers' Union vs. Gov. Chris Christie

Teachers, Union, Chris Christie

New Jersey Gov. Calls Teachers' Union 'Bullies and Thugs'

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The Trickle Down Effect!

Teachers, Union, Ronald Reagan

The left has been up in arms since the 1980’s over the trickle down.  Their claim is it doesn’t work and we don’t need to even talk about it.

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Teachers and Teaching

school, Teachers, Wisconsin

I personally don’t know any bad teachers.  I was lucky when I was a student growing up to have teachers who engaged and cared about me and the other students.  Even my third grade teacher in MPS who told me that left-handed people were not as smart and at a disadvantage in life.  She made me switch from being left handed to right-handed.

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