Students

Jon Pelto Responds To Me By Emailing My Parents. Seriously.

Jon Pelto emailed my mother at work. The email was received by her boss and parents at the school where she works. If this isn’t crossing the line, I don’t know what is. In addition to tracking down my mother’s place of employment, Pelto also felt the need to contact my father through his Linkedin… Continue reading Jon Pelto Responds To Me By Emailing My Parents. Seriously.

Reform

The Pride of Pelto: The Blogger’s Hubris is Just Plain Sad

Jon Pelto knows better than you. He must — after all, he seems to know better than just about everybody. Pelto, in his latest blind, flailing, ego-driven attack, takes aim at the Connecticut Association of Public School Superintendents (CAPSS) along with some other organizations. He lists them: The Connecticut Council on Education Reform, the Connecticut… Continue reading The Pride of Pelto: The Blogger’s Hubris is Just Plain Sad

Students

Surprise, Surprise! Contrary to Popular Belief, Under the Leadership of FUSE, Suspensions are Down at Dunbar

Contrary to what was recently “reported” by “education blogger” Jon Pelto, Jumoke disciplinary policy does not rely heavily on the overuse of suspensions. A few weeks ago, Pelto wrote a blog post which warned parents about the disciplinary practices of Jumoke Academy, Inc., which recently took over the management of Dunbar School when it was… Continue reading Surprise, Surprise! Contrary to Popular Belief, Under the Leadership of FUSE, Suspensions are Down at Dunbar

Standards · Students

“Education Blogger” Jon Pelto Flunks Credibility Test

Two days ago, Jon Pelto posted an article bashing Superintendent Paul Vallas, using the recently released CMT scores as evidence of the superintendent’s ineffectiveness. What I find interesting is that Pelto only offers 4th and 6th grade test results as evidence. I wonder why? Perhaps it’s because the CMT scores for the 7th and 8th… Continue reading “Education Blogger” Jon Pelto Flunks Credibility Test