Wednesday, January 13, 2016

A little word with the genius who scheduled finals after Christmas Break

Some genius, who obviously doesn't have children, and definitely doesn't have kiddos on the spectrum, decided to schedule finals for the second week after Christmas Break. I try not to have ill-will towards others. However, I would be lying if I said I didn't have hopes that this person is suffering from severe bouts of insomnia, stomach aches, and a few nightmares after they finally get to sleep.

Let me get this straight, the proper decision for our childrens' education is to send them on a two week break from school; fill them with lots of junk food, candy and cookies; get them completely off their schedules; make sure they are getting way less sleep than normal and get them excited about gifts, snow, and the new year. Then, let them start the new school year with a week filled with trying to get into a routine, eating right, getting to bed at a normal time and doing homework. Meanwhile, the parents are failing miserably at getting an entire household back into the swing of things and are completely exhausted. Now, let's have the week after the recovery week be filled with exams that can make or break semester grades. Let's make sure these exams are filled with information they learned long before they had a two week Christmas Break Party and a week of boot camp to get them back on track.

Sounds like a great idea to me...