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Union Teacher: John Ransom is an Idiot

Starley Wrote: Jul 10, 2012 9:04 AM
My problem is tenure in retention. If applied to automobiles I would have to drive a Model T. Even education should have the right to control costs thru quality analysis and best practices. I hate it when someone says, "We have always done it that way."
Jerome49 Wrote: Jul 10, 2012 11:38 AM
"We have always done it that way." is often referred to as tradition. In fact, it is a priori reasoning. Had mankind adhered to that kind of reasoning neither fire or the wheel would ever have caught on.

I got a lot of comments from the semi-official-always-hilarious Facebook site for the teachers' union regarding my story Teachers’ Union Expelled from School District.

Welcome, to a whole new batch of comrades!   

Kallie wrote: I would like to know the educational experience of John Ransom, or if not experience, the level of research he has conducted on public schools. - Teachers’ Union Expelled from School District

Dear Comrade Kallie,

I’m a parent. That’s makes me a primary consumer of education.

Yes, I know. You think kids are the consumers. But really...

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