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View Diary: A partial response to Bill Gates' op ed about teachers (247 comments)

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  •  Just like those guys destroy R&D (0+ / 0-)

    departments to get a couple good quarters so they can cash out, or do away with quality control because they figure they'll get a bonus for "cost savings" and be on to another job before sales slump due to poor product...

    the "test first" approach encourages teachers to do the same - to make sure a kid can pass the 6th grade math exam, even if it means completely alienating that kid and turning them off on education in ways that will contribute them dropping out in 10th grade.

    Will the revolution be easier if we HR each other a lot?

    by JesseCW on Mon Feb 28, 2011 at 11:30:07 AM PST

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