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January 10, 1993
Excerpts from letters written by sixth-graders about graffiti at Rosemead's Savannah Elementary School (Times Dec. 6, 1992) inspired sophomore English teacher Karen Blumenfeld to propose an assignment in argumentative writing to her students at Ganesha High School in Pomona. Their views on graffiti, ranging from admiration to fear to disgust to resignation, came in a deluge of 88 letters. "Thank you for 'Children React to Graffiti Problem'--it led me to an exciting assignment in which nearly all students got involved.
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August 17, 1996
One of the things that probably distinguishes those of us who get our news from the paper instead of the evening news is a love of language. Therefore, errors and sloppiness in The Times with respect to spelling and grammar disturb me. This morning, I read ("A New Day Is Dawning for Morning Shows," Aug. 10) that Paula Zahn and Harry Smith have been "scraped" by CBS. As an AFTRA member, I realize this would not only have been painful for the anchors but would surely engender a union grievance against the network.
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ENTERTAINMENT
August 17, 1996
One of the things that probably distinguishes those of us who get our news from the paper instead of the evening news is a love of language. Therefore, errors and sloppiness in The Times with respect to spelling and grammar disturb me. This morning, I read ("A New Day Is Dawning for Morning Shows," Aug. 10) that Paula Zahn and Harry Smith have been "scraped" by CBS. As an AFTRA member, I realize this would not only have been painful for the anchors but would surely engender a union grievance against the network.
NEWS
January 10, 1993
Excerpts from letters written by sixth-graders about graffiti at Rosemead's Savannah Elementary School (Times Dec. 6, 1992) inspired sophomore English teacher Karen Blumenfeld to propose an assignment in argumentative writing to her students at Ganesha High School in Pomona. Their views on graffiti, ranging from admiration to fear to disgust to resignation, came in a deluge of 88 letters. "Thank you for 'Children React to Graffiti Problem'--it led me to an exciting assignment in which nearly all students got involved.
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