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When I Become Emperor of Education. . . .

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by Don Perl

When I become the emperor of education:

a) Every CEO of all the publishing houses would have to sit for two weeks, like the children, taking the sorting and marginalizing tests that children have to take, and have to suffer the consequences of that sorting and marginalizing.

b) Every mayor who is now in charge of the local public school system would be required to teach in the inner city for a year.

c) All lobbyists for enormous corporations such as McGraw-Hill would be required to show up naked before being allowed entry into the halls of the capitol.

d) All teachers would have the opportunity to go on retreats to beautiful mountain resorts with each other to build comaradería.

— Don Perl



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