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Stephen Krashen On Poverty's Effect On Education

Michelle Rhee Admits Teachers Are "Immeasurable" Among Other Things

In this interview Michelle Rhee admits that teachers, great teachers anyway, are immeasurable. She also says that tons of standardized tests are a great way for parents to know, bi-weekly, how their kid is doing. She never mentions that parents can actually call teachers, visit the classroom their kid is in, schedule a meeting, look through their kid's backpack and see what is going on, or any other pro-active method of caring for your own child.

Oh, and she does some spinning of the investigation of her erasures, which can only be explained as cheating.


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Tuesday Cartoon Fun: The Inscription Reads... Edition

"The sky is very dark; the Earth is bluish. Everything is seen very clearly"

Explanation: On April 12th, 1961, Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Alexseyevich Gagarin became the first human in space. His remotely controlled Vostok 1 spacecraft lofted him to an altitude of 200 miles and carried him once around planet Earth. Commenting on the first view from space he reported, "The sky is very dark; the Earth is bluish. Everything is seen very clearly".
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