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  •  That's the one thing I don't miss (3+ / 0-)
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    JeffW, democrattotheend, blueyedace2

    about school -- loved classes and discussion, and reading books, hated the homework like papers. Usually didn't mind tests too much either.

    Although that wasn't the case in all classes -- when I went back to school and took programming, I loved spending time in lab ironing out problems on programs -- if anyone's familiar with the Logic Problems in the Dell Puzzle magazines, programming was like that for me.

    When I took C, one of the classmates missed quite a few class sessions because she had to go back to India for family illness, yet she wouldn't just drop the class and take it next term because she needed it for a work promotion. She latched onto me in lab, and somehow I managed to help her understand the concepts and get her through the course with a passing grade. The instructor kept me after class one week and thanked me profusely -- and told me all I had to do was show up for the final and write my name on the paper and I would get an A, since I was doing so well.

    As for your paper issue, perhaps there's something that can be done in labor law, perhaps retaliation could be punishable by a heavy fine as a violation of fair employment practices.

    "If we ever needed to vote we sure do need to vote now" -- Rev. William Barber, NAACP

    by Cali Scribe on Thu Dec 20, 2012 at 12:23:52 PM PST

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