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I literally have no idea what your argument is, Mr. Richardson. A remarkable feat in 700 words. Can anyone clarify for me what in God's name Cindy McCain has to do with anything? Also, you make a wide variety of statements that are unsupported by any actual facts. For example: "In Arizona, it’s no secret among law enforcement officials that the streets are controlled by gangs with ties to the Mexican mafia prison gang and Mexico based organized crime groups." Can you back up this ridiculously sweeping claim? The streets are literally *controlled* by these criminal Mexican gangs? Seriously. Until facts come into the discussion, this is just more Republican fear mongering. And why no mention of Sheriff Joe's utter failure to investigate and follow up on hundreds of sex crimes? 2 months ago
A lot of perspectives here. A few factual corrections, as far as I understand the new AZ law. Teachers are partly evaluated (33%-50%) based on a bunch of possible measures. The school where I work is using district benchmark tests at the beginning of the year and at the end of the year, not AIMS data. The document outlining the new evaluation process is here: http://www.arizonaea.org/assets/document/ARIZONA_FRAMEWORK2011.pdf
warning: it is extremely confusing.8 months ago