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  •  of course on the first. (1+ / 0-)
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    This diary isn't about the second, don't pretend that it is and that to support one is to support the other.

    "Intolerance is something which belongs to the religions we have rejected." - J.J. Rousseau -6.38, -4.15

    by James Allen on Fri Apr 01, 2011 at 02:21:35 PM PDT

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    •  You're right, this piece was focused on... (0+ / 0-)

      compulsory attendance.  But I do think curriculum and attendance are linked in the way we have conceived our system.  If you are saying we have common ground on compulsory curriculum, I'd be happy to have that... pretender that I may be...grin

      Cooper Zale Los Angeles http://www.leftyparent.com

      by leftyparent on Fri Apr 01, 2011 at 02:43:06 PM PDT

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      •  I happen to believe that (0+ / 0-)

        the primary educational function of teaching should be to inspire students to pursue their own education.  Aside from a few basics, students should not only be free, but encouraged to choose their own studies into what they are interested in.

        "Intolerance is something which belongs to the religions we have rejected." - J.J. Rousseau -6.38, -4.15

        by James Allen on Fri Apr 01, 2011 at 02:48:55 PM PDT

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