Aimee Mann – Wise Up
This district never ceases to amaze me. The following scenario is now a reality:
District says to school: “You need to improve, so you must choose one of three options, option A, option B, or option C for running your school next year. Your choice is due today.”
The next day, school chooses option C.
The following day, District says to school: “We’re changing the rules. You may not choose option B. You may not choose option C. And if you want to choose option A, you’ll have to invent a time machine, because it’s too late now to choose that option.”
While the above scenario is a gross oversimplification of the situation many schools are finding themselves in nowadays, there is quite a grain of truth in it.
While the eternal optimist in me thinks that the above logical conundrum district policy finds itself in is the result of well-intentioned overzealousness (thus a rules correction is in order), it is nonetheless disheartening to try to work through with a policy that’s now fundamentally (and logically) broken.