[Susan notes: Super letter!! Yes, I know what critics will say but I think this point is strong: If businesses based their business models on what they want their customers to be instead of who their customers are, they'd go bankrupt. Starting where students are doesn't mean settling for that.]
To the editor
Education Secretary Margaret Spellings is kidding herself when she says she understands public schools because she has a 13-year-old that goes to one, or because President Bush appointed her to this job (Spellings 'living' her job, Life, Jan. 31).
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