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President Bush Reveals Soft Headedness

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Interviewer: Mr. President, NCLB demands that all children be at grade level or above by 2014.

Bush: Right!

Interviewer: How is this possible? Grade level means the 50th percentile, or }average." How can all children be average or above? Isn't this
statistically impossible?

Bush: We can do it. Lots of hard work and no whining.

Interviewer: But, it's not possible.

Bush: If you think we can't do it, you are suffering from the soft bigotry of low expectations.

— Stephen Krashen
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2008-01-10


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