Teaching is a profession every bit as vital to the common good as doctoring. As far as I can tell, no one is suggesting that the AMA lower residency requirements to permit more people to enter the doctoring profession.
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What kind of arrogant, insensitive irresponsible products of spoiled privileged childhoods wrote these Staples ads? Donâ€™t they know that most parents are lucky to get enough money together to pay for one set of supplies for each child?
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Parents of young children cannot afford to leave beginning reading instruction to the schools. US public schools do a great many things well, but effective reading instruction is not one of them.
Continue reading Reading Instruction Must Begin at Home
Sometimes the only solution for a writer who wants to avoid repeating a word is to rewrite the paragraph.
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Things everyone once learned from a public education have become esoteric knowledge.
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