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Topic: Why schools used to be better
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Louis Talman

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Re: Why schools used to be better
Posted: Feb 27, 2013 1:39 PM
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On Mon, 11 Feb 2013 05:14:52 -0700, Joe Niederberger
<niederberger@comcast.net> wrote:

> Not a bad article, but some important questions lie just below the
> surface. Given the truth that many are eager to apply modern
> quantitative marketing and supply chain techniques in education, that
> rely heavily on standardization, one must ask "what is the product"? Is
> it the child, or the treatment?


Or, better, "Does it even make sense to speak of a 'product' in this
context?"

- --Lou Talman
Department of Mathematical & Computer Sciences
Metropolitan State University of Denver

<http://rowdy.msudenver.edu/~talmanl>



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