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    #15 Jersey

    Re: 75% of Dallas seniors entering into a community college can't read above 8th grad

    Awesome! Of course, this has no bearing in regards to No Child Left Behind.
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    Re: 75% of Dallas seniors entering into a community college can't read above 8th grad

    Schools can't educate kids who don't want to learn.

    Regarding NCLB, I'm happy with it. Of course, I predicted it would help good parents and further the gap from bad parents because now the good parents have more testing tools to help them know their kids' strengths and weaknesses and the bad parents don't give a sh!t either way.
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    Re: 75% of Dallas seniors entering into a community college can't read above 8th grad

    How is it possible? A friend of mine lives in Texas, and both his kids have just taken the test they need to pass to get out of their respective grades (8th and 10th).
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    Re: 75% of Dallas seniors entering into a community college can't read above 8th grad

    Been to Texas a few times. Except for the excellent people at Texas Childrens Hospital, Texas is full of anti-American morons. They hate the fact that they are not an independent country. They think their sh!t don't stink and that the edge of the flat planet ends at the Texas border. The most arrogant, useless bunch of retards in the country, and that includes Missippi and West Virginia.
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    Let's not overburden George Bush. He can't be held responsible for everyone, heck, I know someone who graduated from a Texas school.
    A number of years back, after all this NCLB was enacted, my dad stated that this would all come back to bite us in the asss (not his exact words). I noted his statement and placed it in the back of my mind, as he is very knowledgeable when it comes to education (20 years education dept. at a Boston University). Damnn if he wasn't right.
    Anyone of you who defends George Bush's education plan ever talk to a teacher? Do you realize schools teach students to pass tests. I am sure many of you know of students who have graduated, some with honors, but overall, its a disaster. Teachers are not teaching, they prepare their students for testing. How's it going....................F.
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    #24 Jersey

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    That's George Bush and Ted Kennedy's education plan.

    So you don't like testing - the other alternative leaves to way to measure teachers because there's no testing.
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    Re: 75% of Dallas seniors entering into a community college can't read above 8th grad

    Why isn't this true in other countries? America has one of the lowest literacy rates of the industrialized world and our math scores aren't much different. What makes you so certain that the current under-achievement is just a natural function of society and we should just let it be? Does America just have worse parents than other countries? How can that be fixed?

    I've noticed right wingers just seem to want to thrive off of this sort of disparity while progressives seem to want to fix the problem.
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    Progressives. Blah. Liberals.

    I don't know the answer to your questions. But I know from my experience with two kids and observing other kids/parents that it's not the schools. You can predict easily (and I'm not talking about race) with kids are doing well solely by watching them and their parents and be largely correct.
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    Re: 75% of Dallas seniors entering into a community college can't read above 8th grad


    How about school choice? How about a voucher program? Private schools are being put out of business by government run lemon factories, just like mom & pop stores disappear at the hands of Wal-Marts & Home Depot's. Nothing like that government run education camp.
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    Re: 75% of Dallas seniors entering into a community college can't read above 8th grad

    Progreesive Liberalism has done just what they set out to do, Destroy Our Educational System.
    The students run the classroom not the Teachers, the teachers no longer repremand the student, the student beats the sh!t out of the teacher, the teacher suspends the student, the student tells his parents, the parent goes to the school and gives the teacher another f-cking beating.

    There are millions of kids that you never hear about who pass every test put in front of them, they are being moulded by caring parents who take an intrest in every aspect of lives, it's the "losers" that make the news it's the kids that have no idea who their father is and their mothers are coke sniffing whores who don't even know their alive, these are the families that the Liberal Progressives don't want us to offend by asking them to help raise their own children.

    Readin Writin And Rithmetic
    Step To The Tune Of The Hickory Stick
    Go back to those days and you will have well educated happy children but of course this will never happen, so, f-ck them.

    Jimmy can't spell cat
    Ok, don't force him to learn, we don't want to violate his civil rights or offend his mother.
    Why don't we tell his father.
    Nobody knows who he is, his mother has 17 boy friends and we don't know which one is Jimmy's daddy.
    Oh
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    Re: 75% of Dallas seniors entering into a community college can't read above 8th grad

    Why do you think progressives set out to ruin the education system?
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    Re: 75% of Dallas seniors entering into a community college can't read above 8th grad

    Because a well eductaed Young American mind with common sense will immediately reject progressive liberalsim and progressives hate the American way of life and they hate American History, we are one of the youngest nations on the Planet yet we are the most successful and we are the leaders in "FREEDOM", try going to N Korea, Cuba, China, Russia and stand in front of the Presidents House then call him a "Drunken War Mongering Chimp" and see what happens to you.

    America isn't perfect, but millions of people sneak in here and risk their lives to stay, when is the last time you have heard of anybody "sneaking Out"

    IN THE ABSENCE OF LAW AND ORDER SOCIETY WILL SURELY DESTORY ITSELF.
    Progressive Liberals despise law and order.

    Far Left Wing Progessives failed miserably, they were called "Communists"

    For every failed student there are five thousand successful ones despite the Liberal Teachers.

    Far Left Wing Liberalism is the main cause for many Big City Dwellers to have Bars On Their Windows.

    Blessed Is The Womb Fruit.

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    Re: 75% of Dallas seniors entering into a community college can't read above 8th grad

    You do realize there's a pretty strong correlation with education and voting Democrat right Harry?
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    There's also correlations between women voting Democrat and educators being women.
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    Re: 75% of Dallas seniors entering into a community college can't read above 8th grad

    Is this true? Here's some exit polling from 2006 I found, it shows that Dems get much more of the vote of the uneducated (like 65%-35%), and high school educated (55%-54%), while its even for college grads (49% each). There is an advantage for Dems among postgrad voters (about 60%-40%), is that what you were talking about?

    http://edition.cnn.com/ELECTION/2006/pages/results/states/US/H/00/epolls.0.html

    Same thing in 2004 Presidential, Kerry got more of the no high school voters and postgrad voters, while Bush got more of everyone else.

    http://edition.cnn.com/ELECTION/2004/pages/results/states/US/P/00/epolls.0.html

    So I guess you could say Dems attract people with postgraduate degrees, but what does that mean? Postgrad is generally time for specialization in your field of choice, your general education stops in college. If anything I would say the Democratic party attracts the uneducated voter (uneducated in the sense of schooling, unfortunately large numbers in both parties were probably uneducated with respect to the issues/candidates). Pretty interesting though, I wonder what percent of postgrad degree voters are MBA, PhD, MD, etc, etc, and how that breaks down. I'd venture a wild guess that the business degree voters are even or slight Republican, while academics, doctors, etc are overwhelmingly Democrat. Maybe I'll try and find that if nobody knows an easy place to find it.
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    Re: 75% of Dallas seniors entering into a community college can't read above 8th grad

    I used to be a Democrat until the far left screwballs took them over.

    There are still "democrat things I believe in" especially for working blue collar people but the democrats left me when they started all their Socialist Politically Correct Do-Gooder Bullsh!t (coddling criminals, blaming America, trashing christians but slobbering over the muslim, trying to kill Santa Claus, blaming whitey for all of America's social problems, liberalsim was fine until people like Jimmy Carter, Phil Donahue and Hollywood started acting up.

    I see Good & Bad in everything, Far Left Liberals only see good in their own loony sh!t.

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    Re: 75% of Dallas seniors entering into a community college can't read above 8th grad

    Yes and when we look at the Sat scores of teaching grads and the poor state of our public schools it makes a lot of sense that they are overwhelmingly liberial dems.
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    At the very least it means that Harry's assertion that education would be the downfall of the Democratic Party is false.
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    Re: 75% of Dallas seniors entering into a community college can't read above 8th grad

    Oh no no no, education is the greatest thing since sex, it is the "looney educators" that have infiltrated our schools that I object to, the pasty faced arrogant google eyed nasty far left wing teachers with all their batty crap, it is the lousy parent, it is the "screwball education" I am talking about, telling little Marmaduke to bring a Cucumber to school with him so the dip sh!t teacher can show your 9 year old kid the proper way to "don a condom" thats the junk I'm talking about, the liberal teacher who trys to brainwash the kids into their little circle of socialist nuts, the teacher who trashes one religion then praises another to the children, the teacher that trys to tell your child who they should and should not play with (Socialist Sh!t)

    Education would by no means be the Downfall Of The Democrat Party, Proper common sense education "Reading Writing And Arithmetic" the good old basics that make independent thinkers and leaders of the people that is the education that would bring the Democratic Party back to it's once Greatness, the old party that the Great Ronald Reagan and Harry Boy were once proud members of, as President Reagan once said, "Harry and I didn't leave the Democratic Party, the Democratic left us"

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