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  •  "Intelligent" means being able to score above 60% (2+ / 0-)
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    on all tests.  No Child Left Behind established that, though different computer companies in different states are allowed to design their own tests.

    Public education is the most visible and comprehensive government program; it is being dismantled and sold for parts.

    by algebrateacher on Sun Dec 28, 2008 at 09:17:10 AM PST

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    •  Even NCLB doesn't call that 'intelligent' (1+ / 0-)
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      they might call it proficient.  Certainly proficiency is very different from intelligence.  Intelligence might have something to do with the ability to BECOME proficient.

      •  Proficient implies capable. Not proficient (1+ / 0-)
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        implies not capable.

        (Shrugs shoulders) Yes, what is "intelligent?"

        Public education is the most visible and comprehensive government program; it is being dismantled and sold for parts.

        by algebrateacher on Sun Dec 28, 2008 at 12:58:11 PM PST

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