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Knauf, in being so willfully stingy in dribbling out back-story, threatens to exasperate his audience after luring them in so artfully.
Russia warns that Israel shooting down Syrian warplane exasperates situation in the region
Kaufman adds that using a shortcut like the computer-based test only exasperates the problem of attracting qualified teachers and "a most highly qualified teacher should combine formal training and certification with class experience and this [Passport to Teaching] is a step backwards.