Kudos to Chesterfield County Schools

3 Sep

“Though Chesterfield County Public Schools embraces the president’s message on challenging students and is grateful for the support he has extended in the form of federal stimulus funding for public education, we do not wish to interfere with our staff’s ability to repeat past opening-day successes,” district officials said in a statement released yesterday.

The Richmond Times-Dispatch: More debate on Obama speech to schools

Though it doesn’t appear in the article, the statement I heard on WRVA this afternoon said that the material would be available for teachers to use if they desired.

I can live with that.

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  1. It’s not really a bad speech… - September 7, 2009

    […] I agree with the decision of Chesterfield County Schools to not show the President’s speech on the first day of school.  And I appreciate their logic […]

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