Times Takes on Teacher Cheating

When you incentivize education with pure monetary compensation in recognition of statistical performance, you invite the corruption of the system. To preserve the integrity of their practices, we have said time after time that education and health care must remain basically socialist sub-systems even within the most capitalist context.

Once the systems are corrupted, people lose confidence in them. What value then is there in a diploma from a corrupt system? What value is there in a prescription from a compromised doctor?

This series in the Times about cheating in education will be devastating news to some and obvious old hat to others.
Cheat Sheet. Under Pressure, Teachers Tamper With Test ScoresBy TRIP GABRIEL

Experts say cases of teachers altering test scores have risen along with the stakes involved in testing....more...

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