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To: Cincinatus' Wife
What an absolutely insane crock.

more effective teaching - not moving children around. "There's something wrong with the assumption that if you've got too many low-income kids in a classroom, you can't teach them," said Abigail Thernstrom, a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute

Is this woman the only sane educator left. I am amazed that her words would find the light of print.

4 posted on 05/08/2003 2:17:45 AM PDT by Lion Den Dan
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To: Lion Den Dan
Notice the one family they get to praise it, is planning to send their children to private schools - and $17,000 a year per pupil?!
5 posted on 05/08/2003 2:25:40 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Lion Den Dan
I agree. Seems the NEA is busy finding any excuse but poor teachers on which to blame underachievement.
6 posted on 05/08/2003 2:28:26 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe
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