(The following is fictional)
Amelia Bedalia Elementary in LAUSD is the future of education, so we follow the party line.
We teach solely to the test.
Language Arts and Mathematics are the only subjects taught.
Physical Education is one day a month for 20 minutes.
Recess has been eliminated. Lunch is 15 minutes and only for eating. Bathroom breaks are solely discouraged.
From 8:11 to 2:30 every school day we teach to the test.
Every Friday we take practice tests.
Homework consists solely of practicing the skills tested at the end of the school year.
Absences and tardies are extremely frowned upon. Parents will be called into the principal’s office over missing homework and attendance issues.
Our test scores are high. Accordingly, our teachers’ evaluations are strong and the principal receives allocades from the district
At Amelia Bedalia Elementary in LAUSD the future is now.