From the daily archives: Sunday, June 3, 2012

I was in a discussion yesterday about the need to fire “ineffective” teachers when one person asked, “If a doctor is a lousy doctor do you go back?”

Yes, I probably do.  Actually, most of us do if we even return to a doctor at all.

This type of question has been brought up often by non-educators in the past few years when they try to explain how free market thinking is applied in every other area of our lives, so why not teaching?  The reality is that these types of examples are fallacies that are only applied in theoretical […]

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