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  •  I'd say misplaced intentions. (2+ / 0-)
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    Cassandra Waites, wu ming

    Their intention is to get the kids in college, not give them a broad, varied and meaningful education.

    The trouble with the world is that the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent are full of doubt. Bertrand Russell

    by accumbens on Sat Apr 26, 2014 at 04:09:59 PM PDT

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    •  Good intentions in that these idiots (1+ / 0-)
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      Calamity Jean

      do, I suspect, think that they have the kids’ best interests at heart. The misplacement is apparently a consequence of cluelessness, not of evil intentions.

    •  And they've forgotten about unstated prerequisites (2+ / 0-)
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      ER Doc, Calamity Jean

      like the fact just about everyone presumes anyone going into their first in-class presentation has already been at least some background character in an elementary school play at some point.

      Middle school and high school teachers are going to be cursing their names in a few years when they have to de-stage-fright these kids.

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