TITLE

Hide Your Books

AUTHOR(S)
Ehrenfeld, Jane
PUB. DATE
February 2003
SOURCE
Teacher Magazine;Feb2003, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Present a commentary on educational policy at the hands of one principal. Teacher who received an official reprimand for not making her students stop reading and start watching television in home room; Content of the missed show; Students who began hiding their reading from the principal; The ability of her students to watch TV in comparison to their ability to read; Other teachers who dislike having the television in their classrooms.
ACCESSION #
12348470

 

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