The article posted on the Washingtonpost.com Answer Sheet is worth a read and discussion.
So, with No Child Left Behind and Race to the Top as models, let’s set performance standards for -- all other canine capabilities and train all dogs to meet them. All 400 breeds. All skills. Leave No Dog Behind!
Two-hundred-pound Mastiffs may have a little trouble with the chase-the-fox-down-the-hole standard, and Chihuahuas will probably have difficulty with the tackle-the-felon-and-pin-him-to-the-ground standard.
But All children must meet all standards.....
Take a read and what do you think?
Dogs: An unusual guide to school reform
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