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Assumption. The correct answer choice is (B)
The stimulus author is here trying to support the claim that television cannot be educational by showing all of the ways that television is different from a school classroom. In order to make such a claim, it must be assumed that in order for experiences to be educational, they must not differ from the school classroom experience.
Answer Choice (A): The stimulus clearly allows for the existence of fun in the classroom experience by stating that fun is a means to an end. Therefore, this cannot be an assumption on which the argument is based.
Answer Choice (B): This is the correct answer choice. Using the assumption negation technique, if some experiences that do not closely resemble what takes place in the school environment can be educational, the stimulus conclusion would be attacked.
Answer Choice (C): If anything, this answer choice would weaken the argument of the stimulus. The stimulus is basically attacking television as having no educational value or relationship to the school environment whatsoever.
Answer Choice (D): No, the stimulus is stating that, inherently, television can have no educational value regardless of the type of programming being produced.
Answer Choice (E): Again, the stimulus is basically attacking the ability of television to serve as an educational tool in any way, shape, or form. There is no assumption in the argument that there may be some type of potential for television to serve any educational purpose.