By: Mike McDaniel Familiarity breeds contempt, or so the old aphorism goes. Virtually all Americans have had the benefit of a K-12 education at public expense, but unlike exposure to other experiences, an extraordinary number feel having had that experience makes them education experts. They’ve been exposed to teaching, and some of their teachers made it look pretty easy, so how hard could it be? They firmly believe everyone is entitled to their opinion.
Such a person is one Jim Schutze, writing for The Dallas Observer, an indignant, angry essay to set things right: