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[Susan notes: NOTE: Even though this form is set up for Dear Editor, this was a note to Chester Finn, who publishes The Gadfly once a week.]

Submitted to The Gadfly, Thomas B. Fordham Foundation but not published

To the editor

Seems to me you're just a tad hypocritical, Checker, when you rail about the lack of accountability in public schools, then approve of tutoring beamed in from Bangalore. Who's checking up on these guys, Checker? Indeed, what kind of accountability is there for any of the Supplemental Educational Services providers? Looks to me like much less than for the public schools.

I expect vitriolic editorial soon, or an open letter to Ms. Spellings pointing out this little hypocrisy in the law.

Gerald W. Bracey

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