|SignWriting List Forum|
"Angus B. Grieve-Smith" |
Date: Mon Jul 3, 2000 3:14 pm
Subject: Re: standardized spellings
On Mon, 3 Jul 2000, Stefan Woehrmann wrote:
> can you repeat this please ...
> Angus wrote :
> " I read in yesterday's New York Times that the principal of the main
> School for the Deaf in Manhattan
> > tried to fire 35 teachers for not being fluent in ASL. Because of tenure,
> > he was only able to fire ten of them.
The teachers were hired under previous (oralist) policies. The
new principal, appointed in 1996, instituted a policy focusing on ASL in
> Is it possible to read this article - online?
You should be able to find it at <http://www.nytimes.com>. I
don't give them my personal information, so I can't read yesterday's
articles. But if you feel like giving them that information, you can
probably find it in the Metro Section.
-Angus B. Grieve-Smith
University of New Mexico