Without a trace of irony, US politicians claim that the best way to fight the epidemic of gun violence, which costs 40,000 lives a year, is to have more weapons. Especially in schools, where it is argued that armed masters and guards protect the students heroically from each other. This fantastic mentality of OK Corral.
Four years ago, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo pioneered a plan to put New York at the head of a national public education reform program in the United States, promising that half of a teacher’s grade would be standardized in terms of student numbers Testing. His initiative, however, met with immediate opposition from teachers’ unions and.