John White: “I’ll Just Tell Them Reforms Are Working.”

Spectacular critique of John White and his misguided abysmal reforms by Dr. Mercedes Schneider. I think someone needs to remind White and Jindal its better to remain silent and be thought an idiot, than to open one’s mouth and remove all doubt.

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I have learned that if John White writes something it must be true.


Today among the letters to the editor at is an entry from John White. Despite his history of lying, the readers of simply must trust what John White has to tell them.


Let us examine what John wishes for his readers to believe and then discuss the opposite (i.e., the truth), shall we?

White’s letter is entitled, “Reforms are improving student performance, opportunities.”

As to the first part of the title, “reforms are improving student performance”:  “Student performance” could mean the spring test scores; it could mean the school performance scores, which depend heavily on student test scores, or it could mean graduation rates which (you guessed it) also depend upon student test scores (got to pass those End of Course [EOC] tests to graduate).

Let us now turn our attention to the statewide results for the spring LEAP/iLEAP for…

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