[OT] documents for the general public need to be generally readable

Derek Broughton news at pointerstop.ca
Thu Oct 30 17:00:20 UTC 2008

Bart Silverstrim wrote:

>>This particular issue hasn't come about because of a
>> teacher, or teachers, it came about because a school board installed the
>> latest and greatest version of MS Word on the school's computers, and a
>> teacher was just too frustrated to deal with it well.
> Normally, unless this is different in this case, the school board
> doesn't decide that. It's an administrative decision.

Well, I don't know about your neck of the woods, but here we tend to talk
about "school board" as both the board of trustees, _and_ the local school
district.  I realize this is something the administrators (quite possibly
at a pretty low level) have decided.


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