I wonder who figured out that cows' milk was edible for humans. That must have been a hard sell to their neighbors: 'No, really! I know it seems weird, but it's good. Try it with a cookie.'
Call them "Killing teachers' unions," "Getting rid of teachers," and oh yeah, "Pay for Performance."
I got as far as reading the first one, and it makes me want to vomit.
I sent the committee my response (and posted it on my blog) so that I can at least be on record as disgusted before they ignore me and 90% of the public that took the trouble to express their opinions over the last week, pat themselves on the back and ram it through.