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Tuesday, August 05, 2003  

School Chief Fails Must-Pass Test - I would like to see more ongoing testing of public school teachers and administrators but it isn't clear to me why the administrator got a pass while the teachers he punished didn't. I also wonder why they highlight the race of the administrator while leaving us in suspense about the ethnic heritage of the 24 teachers he docked. Shouldn't English literacy be a minimum requirement for any educator in the US? Especially those who do the hiring? My kids will be getting a public school education, but this story just makes me wonder if it is the right decision.

Via Samizdata.net

Evidently it is OK to make hiring and firing decisions based on race.

posted by Calvin | 8:48 AM

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