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Saturday, July 24, 2010

Teachers at PS 193K; Budget cuttin', it's got to stop!

We've tried petitions, phone calls and protests. What's left? See how teachers from PS 193 in Brooklyn are making their voices heard:

....your child's class will grow till you sob;
Growing larger until it's a mob...
In September, wait till you see

how the budget affects you and me;
Don't expect to see the school you once knew.
Hey Chancellor Klein; we're talking to you!"


Smellington G. Worthington III said...

I say, I find this distasteful in the extreme. Organization amongst the bootless and the unhorsed ought not to be tolerated. Michelle Rhee would have tossed them to the scrapheap of oblivion for even thinking such things.

Were I ever in the unenviable position of sending my charges to such a public school, I'd call Joel forthwith and have it closed.

Muffy Worthington said...

Smellington, how many times have I told you to stop reading these disreputable parent blogs! If Joel Klein finds out, he will have your head. He might even withdraw his offer to provide a spanking new building for Buffy's charter school!

Smellington G. Worthington III said...

I say, Muffy, if you'd only come out of that blasted cabana for five minutes we could discuss this face to face. Frankly, if the poolboy is so sick you need to tend to him privately for nine hours running you ought to drag the fellow to a doctor.

Besides, I don't trust that iPhone gadget, particularly since Bill G. had no part in its construction. I say, come out here this instant!

Muffy Worthington said...

Smellington, I'll come out of the cabana if you promise to stop talking about Michelle Rhee.

I mean, what's so wonderful about posing with a broom on the cover of Time magazine, while looking so unattractive, and then firing all the help? I just don't understand your obsession with her. Perhaps she reminds you of your mother.

Smellington G. Worthington III said...

Really, Muffy, that was just an isolated incident. I think you're taking it all too seriously. What's the odd round of Beastmaster between friends, for goodness sake?

Muffy Worthington said...

Oh go stuff it up your polo pony, Smellington. I'm staying in the cabana with Raul. At least he never talks about education "reform" and all that tiresome blather which makes our dinner parties so endlessly dull.

Smellington G. Worthington III said...

If I didn't know you better that would make me suspicious. Still, it's never a good idea to coddle the help. You'd find them much more reliable if you'd simply sack them for no reason. That's how you earn their respect.