[aprssig] APRS LAT/LONG standards

Gerry Creager N5JXS gerry.creager at tamu.edu
Mon May 30 17:51:00 EDT 2005

And aas someone who has to deal with the products of "social promotion" 
at the university level, sir, I salute you for your efforts!

73, gerry

Brian B. Riley wrote:
> That is the theory, the reality is somewhat different.
> I spent a good part of my last six years (before I retired) as an educator
> teaching sixteen year olds who had been 'socially promoted' for years and
> who had not yet mastered the single digit operations tables ... Hell!
> Fractions might as well have been rocket science for them. Our department
> was called "Student Support Services (current Vermont PC-speak for 'Special
> Ed') and my boss finally said "enough ... the buck stops here." He and I
> developed a curriculum to bring these guys back up to grade level and we
> did, but it wasn't easy.

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