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Re: The Board of Longitude-Rod Paige



Did they give any indication that they're organizing? It makes me very
happy when I learn there are other bigmouths besides me.

William Cala wrote:
>
> I've been at Clemson this week presenting at a national Youth as Risk
> Dropout conference. At that conference, people from Texas were quick to
> point out that under Paige's watch, the TAAS scores skyrocketed, the dropout
> rates and the special education rates increased at a rate greater than under
> any other head of the Houston schools. Everyone in Texas knows that the
> emperor has no clothes.
>
> bill
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Carol Holst" <kceh@AIRMAIL.NET>
> To: <ARN-L@listsrva.CUA.EDU>
> Sent: Monday, February 25, 2002 8:46 AM
> Subject: Re: The Board of Longitude-Rod Paige
>
> > Let's look at the record,
> > > especially of Paige in Houston and the games he played to "raise" the
> > > performance of students on TAAS - hold them back in 9th grade until
> > > they drop out or classify themas a s special ed so they don't ahv to
> > > take TAAS - then a smaller pool will be taking the tests. Methinks the
> > > work of people like Haney, McNeill and Valenzuela have clearly pointed
> > > out this aspect of Paige and similar "traditionalists"
> >
> > Those of you who are interested in Rod Paige go to www.houstonpress.com
> > and search the archives. Don't forget to look into his affiliation with
> > Texas Southern University.
> > --
> > See you at The Soapbox!
> >
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