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ananda Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-30-06 08:01 AM
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3. No Child Left Behind..
.. a complete failure.

Why am I not surprised?!
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  -SAT scores see sharpest decline in 31 years underpants  Aug-30-06 07:41 AM   #0 
  - Making it, in George W. Bush's America  bluestateguy   Aug-30-06 07:44 AM   #1 
  - Here in the Milwaukee those taking the SAT are more affluent  HereSince1628   Aug-30-06 07:52 AM   #2 
  - They will be heading to Harvard,Yale, Brown, Princeton this fall  saigon68   Aug-31-06 05:57 AM   #51 
  - No Child Left Behind..  ananda   Aug-30-06 08:01 AM   #3 
  - I would hate to see the SAT  JoFerret   Aug-30-06 11:40 AM   #16 
  - well, it actually IS a measure of NCLB  zreosumgame   Aug-30-06 06:31 PM   #41 
  - No Child is working wonders, isn't it Dimson?  Supersedeas   Aug-30-06 12:42 PM   #21 
  - sounds like its a new version  Wickerman   Aug-30-06 08:03 AM   #4 
  - ITA...  AnneD   Aug-30-06 02:05 PM   #27 
  - Ooops...  Ka hrnt   Aug-30-06 03:53 PM   #38 
     - Biased towards white males from higher-level socio-econ backgrounds  LostinVA   Aug-31-06 06:45 AM   #52 
        - Sorry; don't see it.  Ka hrnt   Aug-31-06 04:35 PM   #54 
  - The bush mentality is sweeping through the population.........  Double T   Aug-30-06 08:12 AM   #5 
  - The Republican Dumbing Down of America  muesa   Aug-30-06 08:31 AM   #6 
  - Welcome to DU  underpants   Aug-30-06 08:37 AM   #9 
  - all children left behind thanks to GW's gambit to dumb down America  Kip Humphrey   Aug-30-06 08:32 AM   #7 
  - Not enough prayers before exams.  fshrink   Aug-30-06 08:36 AM   #8 
  - We don't need a "moment of silence"  underpants   Aug-30-06 08:50 AM   #12 
  - I was blown away to hear Maine's written average was under 500!  mainegreen   Aug-30-06 08:39 AM   #10 
  - See Frei Republic for examples. (NT)  Tesha   Aug-30-06 11:23 AM   #14 
  - shouldn't be surprising  Bill McBlueState   Aug-30-06 09:50 PM   #47 
  - Some colleges are doing away with SATs  Xap   Aug-30-06 08:42 AM   #11 
  - SAT Scores ARE Worthless  Crisco   Aug-30-06 12:52 PM   #22 
  - another catastrophic success for the monkey  BareNakedLiberal   Aug-30-06 11:22 AM   #13 
  - This is the Bushite pattern  MysteryToMyself   Aug-30-06 11:36 AM   #15 
     - I keep forgetting they want to drown the government  BareNakedLiberal   Aug-30-06 12:00 PM   #18 
  - the dumbification of the country continues  samsingh   Aug-30-06 11:55 AM   #17 
  - Bushites are like termites  MysteryToMyself   Aug-30-06 12:18 PM   #19 
  - "Journalists" sure are stupid  depakid   Aug-30-06 12:41 PM   #20 
  - Here's the Most Chilling Stat from the Article  Yavin4   Aug-30-06 01:03 PM   #23 
  - by making education unattainable (and even seem undesirable)  Lisa   Aug-30-06 01:19 PM   #24 
  - Bottom Line, Unskilled Laborers Will Never Be Middle Class  Yavin4   Aug-30-06 01:31 PM   #25 
  - Wrong.  Xap   Aug-30-06 02:09 PM   #28 
  - ACT popular in Iowa  AngryAmish   Aug-30-06 02:14 PM   #30 
  - In Iowa we take the ACT. It is based here and colleges  9119495   Aug-30-06 03:28 PM   #34 
  - The ACT is the usual test in those states  dsc   Aug-30-06 09:13 PM   #46 
  - All children left behind (n/t)  Ravy   Aug-30-06 01:32 PM   #26 
  - Let's see, homeschooling, teaching to the test, charter schools, vouchers  LisaM   Aug-30-06 02:12 PM   #29 
  - Homeschoolers test well and do very well in college.  LeftyMom   Aug-30-06 02:24 PM   #31 
  - I know parents of six home-schooled kids  LisaM   Aug-30-06 03:08 PM   #32 
     - Funding problems aren't homeschoolers fault  LeftyMom   Aug-30-06 03:34 PM   #35 
        - I think funding problems for public education is everyone's problem  LisaM   Aug-30-06 03:40 PM   #36 
           - Of course strong public schools effect all of us  LeftyMom   Aug-30-06 03:54 PM   #39 
           - SAT scores for homeschoolers:  gully   Sep-02-06 01:15 PM   #57 
  - You are correlating four different phenomenons.  Dora   Aug-30-06 03:23 PM   #33 
  - Wow...  Ka hrnt   Aug-30-06 03:50 PM   #37 
  - The article doesn't mention  fujiyama   Aug-30-06 05:48 PM   #40 
  - Bad time to mention that my HS class was 31 years ago?  5thGenDemocrat   Aug-30-06 07:34 PM   #42 
  - True story  hedgehog   Aug-30-06 08:07 PM   #43 
  - The problems with our schools are the VOTERS' fault.  Odin2005   Aug-30-06 08:45 PM   #44 
  - Plug into TeeVees and iPods  Nutmegger   Aug-30-06 08:53 PM   #45 
  - Girls Achieve Rare SAT Scores - Outpace Boys in One Category  RamboLiberal   Aug-31-06 12:27 AM   #48 
  - SHEESH! you need a study to know this? try Match.com!  nashville_brook   Aug-31-06 12:27 AM   #49 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-31-06 12:27 AM   #50 
  - Could the increased length of the test be a factor?  Nikia   Aug-31-06 07:15 AM   #53 
  - Seems to me that might be one question to ask  depakid   Aug-31-06 06:16 PM   #56 
  - Mission Accomplished. n/t  ReadTomPaine   Aug-31-06 05:44 PM   #55 
 

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