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Did White repeat these words of wisdom:
He’s told teachers that their professional preparation is worthless — you don’t need certification to lead a classroom. And last week, when he challenged superintendents’ published statements that more teachers are being driven in to retirement by the new assessments, he said a sizable percentage of teachers who chose to retire were some of the worst ones.
I think the citizens of 14th Street NW are more respectable than that.
Michelle Rhee Can’t Possibly Be This Stupid, Can She?
Oh, my sweet, sweet lord:
Q: You offered thousands of dollars to teachers and principals who brought up their schools’ test scores. Did you ever consider that it would encourage some to cheat?
Rhee: Teachers have integrity. And if money was the motivating factor, they wouldn’t be in education.
Michelle, if money isn’t a motivating factor for teachers, why would you offer them money to bring up test scores?!?!
There is no way that Michelle Rhee can possibly be this dumb. It’s a trick. It’s some sort of Machiavellian trick to make us drop our guard or something. There’s just no way she’s this obtuse. She can’t be…