Posts Tagged ‘teacher’

Film Shorts

OPENING: Another Earth (PG-13) Brit Marling co-writes and stars in this indie sci-fi movie as an astronomy student seeking redemption for an accident she caused on the night a duplicate Earth is discovered in the sky. Also with...

School Bullies

The Fort Worth district’s culture of intimidation goes far beyond the classroom.
Last month, Fort Worth schools trustees voted to broaden the district’s antidiscrimination policy to include “gender identity and expression” for students. The change is designed to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual, and tra...

Today’s Lesson: Intimidation

Fort Worth school district attorneys are apparently willing to intimidate witnesses in their scramble to stick a fork in former Arlington Heights High School assistant principal Joe Palazzolo. With his job in the balance, Palaz...

Powder Keg at Arlington Heights High

Widespread attendance fraud is only one in a long list of allegations at the Westside school.
The teacher was stunned at what she saw at this year’s Arlington Heights High School graduation — and not in a good way. “I saw at least 22 kids get their diplomas who I knew had missed so many days that there was no way ...

Butterscotch Isn’t Sweet

North Texas teachers turn a dark story into a funny movie.
Bart van Bemmel talks quickly, and I’m not sure whether that’s how he usually rolls or whether it’s because he’s eager to tell me about his film project during his 50-minute free period. (It’s prob...