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Organic red herring still doesn't address issue

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The Duanesburg school board’s attempt to sanitize the mess it made by scrapping a college-level organic chemistry class in the middle of the year, and changing high school students’ letter grades to pass-fail, reminds us of the consent decrees that businesses often sign to settle allegations of wrongdoing (e.g. “We didn’t do it, but we promise never to do it again”). The school board is considering a formal policy that would require not just the ...

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June 19, 2013
10:26 a.m.

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It's not only too difficult, it's impossible with only a high school background. And it would steal precious educational time. It would be nice to teach everyone everything, but it can't be done. And before you argue with me: I'm in a good position to comment.

June 20, 2013
3:31 p.m.

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I'll argue with you rjk1915. Are you saying that organic chemistry is too hard for all high school students? That its "impossible"? That's crazy talk.