The above quote from John Locke is looking at how our morality is influenced by those we associated with on a daily basis.
So in the words of Thomas Jefferson ” To Prove this let facts be submitted to a candid world.”
Bray Vs Department of Education
NY Post article from January 6 2011 Gamesmanship continues in Bergtraum- Manhattan Center Feud
Two students rescued from East River by the NYPD
Harlem teachers say principal has no principles
Manhattan Center students walkout to protest removal of a teacher.
Angry teachers jokes in scathing cartoon blog
School aide 89 banished to elevator duty
Mr. Jimenez not so great adventure
There are a number of blogs online that highlight similar experiences. As you read these articles and documents ask yourself these questions
How do so many people have similar stories?
Why after allegations of sexual harassment had arises Jimenez was allowed to remain principal?
Why did three administrators and a teacher leave the building to confront the retired teacher?
if he was such a threat why not call the police first?
Does Mr. Jimenez have issues with women?
Why did Mr. Jimenez the educational leader of Manhattan Center go to Great Adventures on a staff development day instead of preparing his teacher’s for the high stakes evaluation system?
Not to seem totally bias against the administration at Manhattan Center I have found one blog in support of them you can view it at