NY High School Avoids Failing Students By Just Giving EVERYONE Automatic Passing Grades

We have now arrived at a day where our schools are so uselessly PC that everyone gets a passing grade just for showing up. This is what just happened at a high school in Brooklyn, New York.

First John Dewey High School tried giving kids fake classes to easily pass. In one case, for instance, they created a “science” class where kids “earned” a 100% for watching the movie Jurassic Park.

Then school officials just dispensed with all that “grading” silliness and altered everyone’s grade so that they just passed.

Investigators are probing accusations of a massive grade-fixing scheme by educators desperate to boost the graduation rate at Dewey, The Post has learned.

Multiple sources claim Dewey is cutting corners by passing kids with the help of a shady “credit recovery” program that students sarcastically call “Easy Pass.”

The system allows failing pupils to get passing grades by playing games, doing work online or taking abbreviated programs that critics argue lack academic rigor.

In one alleged grade-booster, kids got science credit for watching “Jurassic Park,” sources said.
“It’s a bogus way of improving the graduation rate,” said Martin Haber, the former teachers union rep at Dewey and a retired special education teacher.

“The teachers have been under heavy pressure by their assistant principals to pass as many students as possible,” he added.

Among the accusations against Dewey is that teachers who are licensed in one subject, such as English, were passing kids for recovery programs in math, a violation under state education law.

One of the main reasons this happened is that the state pays administrators bonus pay if they have a certain number of kids graduating. So, these officials were trying to pad their pockets with more tax dollars.

Warner Todd Huston

Warner Todd Huston is a Chicago-based freelance writer, has been writing opinion editorials and social criticism since early 2001 and is featured on many websites such as Andrew Breitbart's BigGovernment.com, BigJournalsim.com and all Breitbart News' other sites, RightWingNews.com, CanadaFreePress.com, and many, many others. Additionally, he has been a frequent guest on talk-radio programs across the country to discuss his opinion editorials and current events as well as appearing on TV networks such as CNN, Fox News, Fox Business Network, and various Chicago-based news programs. He has also written for several history magazines and appears in the book "Americans on Politics, Policy and Pop Culture" which can be purchased on amazon.com. He is also the owner and operator of PubliusForum.com. Feel free to contact him with any comments or questions : EMAIL Warner Todd Huston and follow him on Twitter, on Google Plus , and Facebook.

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