Glendale, known as “Arizona’s Antique Capital” and home to the Arizona Cardinals of the NFL, has a problem. The city doesn’t like paying its elementary public school teachers a decent wage. With a Master’s degree annual teacher’s base pay is only $41,007. Ph.Ds earn just $1,000 more! Boasting a median family income of $51,162, Glendale is no inner city ghetto facing falling taxes and urban rot, but its Pendergast Elementary School […]
Hillary, Hillary, Hillary…can we still love you when you call us names? And for me, the question is: am I in the “desperate” bucket or the “deplorable” basket, just because I won’t vote for you? A little background is in order.
A Philadelphia public school that beat the preps and the 1940 NYPD class that excelled with no legacies
Every high school class has organizers, those busy, enthusiastic souls who run for student council, plan proms and after they graduate, are drawn to suggesting alumni events. The latest test for me to remember classmate names was on Saturday night at Central High School’s 211th class’ 75th member birthday party. The original graduating class in 1959 had some 210 students; 46 have died. Ours was not the most remarkable class […]