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Submitted to New York Daily News but not published

To the editor

A T-Shirt for Arne Duncan

Sent to the NY Daily News, May 30, 2011

The Daily News mentioned that school officials at the East New York Middle School are requiring children to wear a T-shirt saying "Not Yet" for children considered unprepared for regular classes (" Parents say administrators are siccing ACS on them to retaliate for complaints, May 30).

I would like to order a "Not Yet" T-shirt to be sent to Education Secretary Arne Duncan, whose total lack of real teaching experience and extremely narrow knowledge of educational research qualifies him as "not yet" prepared to be Secretary of Education.

Stephen Krashen

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