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The School Years (324)

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State of Florida Suspends Controversial FAIR Test

State of Florida Suspends Controversial FAIR Test Wow.  I wonder how those teachers that already made the effort to administer the test fee…

Started by Shawn Spivey

0 8 hours ago

School Bus Driver Dies Saving Student

Sometimes we view instances that make us critical of those that work around our children and seeing the attached story, I felt it was wort…

Started by Shawn Spivey

0 11 hours ago

Pick-Up, Drop-Off Line at Union Academy

If your child attends the middle school Union Academy in Bartow, then what's happening with the road and reroute of pick-up and drop-off is…

Started by Shawn Spivey

4 Sep 10
Reply by Shawn Spivey

The Banning Homework Movement

You might think this ban movement is just parent geared, but according to this link, The end of homework? Why some schools are banning home…

Started by Shawn Spivey

3 Sep 10
Reply by Shawn Spivey

What Do You Think About Our Back-To-School Start Date?

I'm still reading and seeing back-to-school preparation headlines all over the media around the nation.   To some, we started back early.  …

Started by Shawn Spivey

8 Sep 8
Reply by Jmarr

Teacher tweets she wants to 'stab some kids' and has an itchy trigger finger

Funny or bad behavior in poor taste? Below are some of the tweets made by a California teacher who already faced discipline.  Her punishmen…

Started by Shawn Spivey

5 Sep 4
Reply by MandyJay

Back to School 2014

This week class/teacher assignment cards are hitting mail boxes all across the county.  Reality has set in, school's start is literally day…

Started by Shawn Spivey

33 Aug 31
Reply by MandyJay

2014-2015 Homeschool Sessions at Explorations V Children's Museum

Explorations V Children’s Museum will again offer Home School Sessions for the 2014-2014 school year beginning in September. A Science Seri…

Started by Shawn Spivey

0 Aug 26

Hyperactive 2nd grade girl

My almost 8 year old daughter can not sit still. She will hang upside down on a chair, jump up and down or do cartwheels the whole time she…

Started by Jmarr

9 Aug 21
Reply by Taryn Tener

The Tooth Fairy

On our previous PolkMoms site there was a wealth of knowledge about the Tooth Fairy.  Since I am now heading back into the tooth fairy busi…

Started by Shawn Spivey

23 Aug 18
Reply by Shawn Spivey


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