|Morgan Williams, a former physical education and health teacher at Ballou, says she often had students on her roster whom she barely knew because they almost never attended class.|
When grades are changed so that a young person is socially promoted or graduates from school at any level without the necessary skills, who benefits?
There is, in my opinion, no one answer. But it looks like one party to this scheme, the school administration, always benefits. More graduates, more money and acclaim.
The entire picture saddens me.
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|Former Ballou teacher Monica Brokenborough holds a program from last year's graduation. Many students at Ballou roam the halls rather than go to class. "The tardy bell is just a sound effect in that building," says Brokenborough. "It means nothing."|
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