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If the teachers and the teachers unions had the students best interests first and foremost in mind then they would have some measure of credibility.
The current situation in Rhode Island where the entire staff was fired should not be the exception. The Teachers Unions need to be broken nationwide. The Teacher's Unions do not have the best interests of the students in mind.
That is a conflict of interest.
Thomas Jefferson was educated in the classical method. We need to bring that back today. Educate in the classics and incorporate the modern technology. This is not a new way of doing business nor is it a new tool, but it was set aside over 100 years ago and needs to be re-implemented.
I have not seen any evidence that the Department of Education is actually reading our comments.
Are they? Will our discussions actually have any effect?
Hello! Is there anybody in there?
I would like to see how many people have voted on each subject, and perhaps how many people have viewed it. The spread between the approve/disapprove does not tell us how many have voted on it. For example, you can have 100 people voting and there are 51 people approving of it and 49 people disapproving the difference (2) is the only number you see. The fact that so many people took the time to vote means that it is ...more »
This has been a travesty. It was passed as a bill that would help school children excel, but all it has done is to take classroom time away from teaching in order to teach the students how to take a test. It is teaching rote learning, which is not learning at all, but repetition. It is teaching children the wrong thing. It is teaching them that test results are more important than learning the material. It is ...more »