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RE: budget cuts, etc.


From: Lawrence A. Parker (occti_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Tue Aug 20 2002 - 12:12:34 PDT

Where are your school systems coming up with these people? Harvard MBA
programs? Haven't they ever read Dewey? Or Postman?

Lawrence A. Parker
Philosopher and Educational Consultant

> Maggie wrote, "Our one-year old superintendent has
> pronounced all our students "customers." My new principal
> (fourth in five years) told me that if students weren't
> working, it was up to the teacher to e lesson to make it
> more "exciting" and "involving" to the students. "
> Don't feel bad...ours refers to himself as CEO and has the
> principals calling the system "the corporation." We are told
> to make school "more inviting."