The U. S. Department of Education Picture that Should Be Put Up on Billboards to Show What's Wrong with the New Administration's Approach to Public Education
by Susan Ohanian
"We observed in this photo what happens when two politicos pretend to be able to teach. They don't even know how to keep the students' attention. And don't seem to care. Share this with your union hierarchy in California. Let teachers know how poorly they are regarded by these smug Obama minions who are giving Bush's education program a third term. These guys are like untrained doctors who have entered the operating room to work on a dying patient. Like untrained doctors they haven't a clue about what to do.
Here is a second photo.
I've gotten a lot of mail on these two pictures, people commenting on:
And so on.
Every teacher who wrote was appalled by how out of touch the book presenters were with the children in front of them. With all the talk about the need for 'highly qualified' teachers, wouldn't it be a sensation to have even a moderately qualified Secretary of Education?
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