I feel that the effort to lower the standards of the CBEST is a slap in
the face to all people who have worked so hard to become qualified educators.
Councillor Charles Forbes said: "His letter is a slap in
the face for us.
It also represents a "huge slap in
the face of efforts taken to restart Palestinian-Israeli negotiations aimed at the incarnation of a two-state solution based on well-known international references and the Arab Peace Initiative," it added.
It was a slap in
the face," Morfin Vargas told THE NEW AMERICAN.
Officially, the group claimed that such surveillance would be a slap in
the face for foreign students.