Educators, students, and citizens must press now for an education worthy of a democracy, including an end to sorting people into winners and losers through expensive standardized tests which act as pseudo-scientific forms of surveillanceTranslation--competition is bad and testing is akin to the terrorist surveillance program.
Hopefully Obama only used this fruit loop to advance within the Chicago hot dog factory and will never look back. But should he ever abandon his moderate presidential bearings and start tacking towards port we'll have to watch Ayers' harbor closely for any signs of incoming ships. BTW, he mentioned the person he'd have chosen for Secretary of Education:
Of course I would have loved to have seen Linda Darling-Hammond become Secretary of Education in an Obama administration. She's smart, honest, compassionate and courageous, and perhaps most striking, she actually knows schools and classrooms, curriculum and teaching, kids and child development.Hey, wasn't that last sentence a triple parallel? Hmmm.