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|'On the outskirts of LAUSD's sprawling, mazelike Educational Service Center in Reseda sit seven long, shabby, peach-colored bungalows with barred windows and rotting wood, 25 or so teachers sit at cubicle. They are teachers in teacher jail, known more popularly as rubber rooms, and the aim is to keep them out of classrooms while allegations against them are investigated.' Teachers are the targets, as education is now a business, and the reward is not the education of the kids, but the profits gained by 'cleansing' the system of tenured teachers, and preventing new teachers from gaining tenure. The bottom line in not enriching the schools so learning can occur, but the enrichment of business profiteers|
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