Re: ranting for anarchy

Dene' Dee Scoggins (dscoggins@MAIL.UTEXAS.EDU)
Wed, 14 Aug 1996 17:45:55 -0500

You say that certification "doesn't seem to do any good." On what do you
base this assertion? Agreed, the public school system has problems, but is
certification an obvious evil? Or is certification just part of the
"bathwater, the bathtub, and the baby" that must be thrown out?

Dene' Scoggins
Assistant Instructor
Division of Rhetoric and Composition
The University of Texas at Austin

> But Eric, might there be some people who are unwilling to "jump
> through hoops", but might make fine teachers? Does certification
> prove anything? Might it not be something we should do away with,
> since it doesn't seem to do any good and just might be harmful?