Presidential Town Meeting
on Education Standards

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Question 7Answer
I'm Bill Sharpe, Western West Virginia. President Pro Temp of the West Virginia Senate. And first of all, I'd like to thank you for coming to West Virginia. And I'd say you're doing a beautiful job. More or less, I'd like to point out and congratulate you on the basis of grading. I notice back -- you said you used to do it on a curve, and in engineering school we did a lot of that on the curve, and you pointed out early that you're getting back to the three Responsible, the reading and the arithmetic, but you don't say anything about writing. I think somewhere along the line, you might have some ideas on writing.

I know back in engineering school when they were grading on a curve, sometimes the difference between an E and F for Bill Sharpe was the fact that whether he wrote his name properly and in the right manner. So I would like for you to elaborate on that if you would be so kind.


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