Andy

September 25, 2011

Arizona Used to Have Classroom 'Accent Monitors'

'The federal review found that the state had written up teachers for pronouncing "the" as "da-" "another" as "anuder" and "lives here" as "leeves here."'

Arizona Used to Have Classroom 'Accent Monitors'

What makes Arizona the #1 state in the union? It's the little things–sex temples- gun raffles- armed lawmakers–and its recently-retired policy of "sending monitors to classrooms across the state to check on teachers' articulation." Yes- that's right- the state of Arizona used to send…