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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000302.txt from 2001/02

From: rgarrett@-----.edu
Subj: RE: [kl] chaos being sold for freedom...
Date: Fri, 9 Feb 2001 07:11:18 -0500

At 03:31 PM 02/08/2001 -0800, you wrote:
>Roger Garrett noted:
><<<My parents always told me they were on the teacher's side...........and
>they told the teachers in front of us that if there was ever a problem,
>don't hesitate to call.
>
>They were both public school educators too...........>>>
>
>I recall - not so fondly - my dad giving my 5th grade teacher standing
>permission to smack me at will. She was to be sure to let him know when
>that happened, so he could amplify at home . . .
>
>My junior high school (Western PA in the early '70s) still utilized corporal
>punishment, meted out with elaborately decorated wooden paddles. They were
>used infrequently in the end (so to speak), but kids were generally *very*
>polite.
>
>kjf

I'm not sure you were suggesting that our parents were saying the same
thing. Mine simply said to call them if there was a problem.

RG

Roger Garrett
Clarinet Professor
Director, Symphonic Winds
Advisor, IWU Recording Services
Illinois Wesleyan University
School of Music
Bloomington, IL 61702-2900
Phone: (309) 556-3268
Fax: (309) 556-3121

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