RE: Yay or Nay

Subject: RE: Yay or Nay
From: Peter Sturgeon <prsturgeon -at- bell -dot- net>
To: Craig Cardimon <ccardimon -at- m-s-g -dot- com>, <dgoldstein -at- riveraintech -dot- com>, techwrl <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 1 Feb 2012 08:49:46 -0500


I am OK with the spellcheckers. It's the testing I am opposed to.


> From: ccardimon -at- M-S-G -dot- com
> To: DGoldstein -at- riveraintech -dot- com; techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> Subject: RE: Yay or Nay
> Date: Wed, 1 Feb 2012 13:40:28 +0000
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> A bag of hammers can think more intelligently.
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> Sent: mercredi 1 février 2012 08:38
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> "We are not letting a student's keyboarding skills get in the way of being able to judge their writing ability," said state Superintendent Susan Castillo.
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> The state Superintendent thinks that all spelling errors are the result of hitting the wrong key on the keyboard. Sounds pretty ridiculous to me.
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> Obviously, you don't "have to be good at spelling to be a good writer." But that's not the question at hand.
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> Sent: Tuesday, January 31, 2012 7:44 PM
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> Subject: Yay or Nay
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> Do you have to be good at spelling to be a good writer? Not necessarily, at least not in Oregon public schools?
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> http://www.oregonlive.com/education/index.ssf/2010/12/oregon_will_allow_students_to.html
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> I think spelling, grammar ,and structure are as important as content. IMHO, this is just another way to push kids through the public school system.
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RE: Yay or Nay: From: Dan Goldstein
RE: Yay or Nay: From: Cardimon, Craig

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