An interesting post here submitted by a former student on the student protests over teacher firings in IPS. Democracy and Education, hmm.....why do they sometimes seem so in compatible and other times not (read sarcasm here)???
Recent teacher layoffs at IPS have sparked some protests from our local students, but the administration has spoken out very strongly against any formal demonstrations. In the following article "IPS students protest teacher layoffs our superintendent says in no uncertain terms that this sort of behavior will not be tolerated. In my short time as an educator... "