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How education jargon hurts children

Teachers’ growing addiction to acronyms alienates parents and pushes complex questions into ready-made pigeonholes

14 November 2015

9:00 AM

14 November 2015

9:00 AM

‘Excuse me, sir. Seeing as how the VP is such a VIP, shouldn’t we keep the PC on the QT? ’Cause if it leaks to the VC he could end up MIA, and then we’d all be put out in KP.’

How I cheered when Airman Adrian Cronauer mocked Lt Steven Hauk’s fondness for acronyms in Good Morning, Vietnam.

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