Walter Robb

Orange County Schools in California released state tests scores with the announcement that scores had risen for the fifth straight year in a row. That indicates that 52% of students tested for English in grades two-11 passed with a grade of proficient or above. 51% in math. Did you read that appropriately? 52% and 51% passing means progress to the Orange County Schools. If youre a parent with children in the Orange County Public Schools this must concern your greatly! The scary thing is that statewide percentages are at 43% and 41%. California Schools are at the moment failing our kids.

So whats a parent to do? Funding is an issue. If you know any thing, you will seemingly want to read about Teaching the states large immigrant population is an concern. The needs of unique wants students are an problem. And no one has a actually wonderful answer. But as a parent, there is one thing that you can do. Its a drastic measure that could influence the whole population of the Orange County Schools. But its not an effortless fix. In fact, a lot of the Orange County Schools' families will have severe pains from making this move. But its that critical. Parents of Orange County Schools- I challenge you to turn off your television in the course of the school week.

Withdrawal Pains in the Orange County Schools

For the modest percentage of you who are nonetheless reading, dont throw the remote at your screen very yet. I know what Im suggesting is a scary life style change that a lot of Orange County Schools wont ever contemplate. But for the academic and future success of your children, hear me out.

Television drains energy. It doesnt matter if your Orange County Schools students are seniors or kindergarteners. When theyre watching television theyre not: interacting with close friends and family, obtaining workout, fully attending to homework, or employing their brains. Discover supplementary resources on a partner use with - Click here: When kids watch tv they: get inappropriate messages from shows and commercials, get into a habit of inactivity, consume more junk food, and tend to turn into grumpier and fussier. All of these elements are noticed in poor test scores and behavior in the Orange Co