Bullying or Motivation?
Declo Elementary School in Idaho, a fourth grade teacher wants the kids to read a set number of books. Kids who meet the goal are praised and rewarded. The reward, they could mark on the faces of the kids who failed to meet the goal. Half the class failed to meet the goal, they could skip recess or have their faces marked up. Three chose to skip recess, 6 opted for the markings, which ranged from mustaches to names. Some parents are outraged, calling it Bullying. Other parents call it Motivation. What do You think?