RE: DSM: Diploma

From: Scott David Gray (
Date: Tue Dec 11 2001 - 08:52:13 EST

On Tue, 11 Dec 2001, Linda Jackson wrote:

> I guess I'll stop lurking and respond to my husband's posts. (Thanks Joe for
> bringing this subject up.) My biggest gripe with an evaluative diploma
> process is the affect it will have on the school. I am concerned that is
> will set an agenda for students and nullify our efforts to have a
> non-coercive place of learning. Also, I do not like being asked to judge
> another person. Their ability to be successful in the world at large is very
> difficult, if not impossible, to predict.

Perhaps that is an argument for offering no diploma, rather
than simply offering no evaluation?

> Linda Jackson

--Scott David Gray
reply to:
Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by
-- Rudyard Kipling


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