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Re: Generalizing about U.S. education (was: Subject / Object / ?)

From:John Cowan <cowan@...>
Date:Tuesday, September 14, 2004, 20:09
Isaac A. Penzev scripsit:
> John Cowan scripsit: > > > Consequently, people who claim that "U.S. schools" do or don't do this, > > that, or the other are *always* generalizing from extremely limited > > evidence, frequently personal experience. (This includes me.) > > All right. Accept my apologies. I sincerely regret that my exclamation was > so hurting. It seems like comments on education systems disobey the > principle "No cross, no crown". I didn't intend to offend any person from > this list.
I wasn't offended, though it seems that some people were. I was just tryin to clarify the situation. -- John Cowan We want more school houses and less jails; more books and less arsenals; more learning and less vice; more constant work and less crime; more leisure and less greed; more justice and less revenge; in fact, more of the opportunities to cultivate our better natures. --Samuel Gompers