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Nevernose Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-04-10 04:18 PM
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50. My school actually tested this.
The result? A marked increase in truancy. And since average daily attendance is one of those things they use in determining AYP, the program was scrapped. Plus, parents thought it was far too dangerous.
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  - Its a windfall for the WH and its Arne Duncan policies for more charter  robinblue   May-04-10 05:08 AM   #1 
  - i think it prudent in times of financial crisis to halt education  happygoluckytoyou   May-04-10 09:19 AM   #18 
     - how much education do you need to wear a paper hat and press buttons with pictures on them  happygoluckytoyou   May-04-10 09:19 AM   #19 
     - Its never prudent to halt public education  Oregone   May-04-10 09:52 AM   #27 
     - Halt education? You are joking right??  robinblue   May-04-10 06:21 PM   #56 
  - yet the money continues to flow into our wars . .  DrDan   May-04-10 05:34 AM   #2 
  - And Too Big to Fail Wall St.  Dappleganger   May-04-10 06:18 AM   #5 
  - sounding a little doom and gloomy today are we?  Lost4words   May-04-10 07:58 AM   #10 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   May-04-10 09:17 AM   #17 
  - The educated contemplate. This can only be a problem in a endless war economy. n/t  captain jack   May-05-10 08:02 AM   #63 
     - pretty well describes our economy for the past several decades  DrDan   May-05-10 08:04 AM   #64 
        - Agreed.  captain jack   May-05-10 08:06 AM   #65 
  - Just trim the fat already!  callous taoboy   May-04-10 06:05 AM   #3 
  - LOL  Dappleganger   May-04-10 06:17 AM   #4 
  - That's funny.  callous taoboy   May-04-10 07:54 AM   #9 
     - Thank you  joeglow3   May-04-10 08:19 AM   #11 
     - I feel your pain  KansDem   May-04-10 09:13 AM   #14 
     - Exactly. Who is making the decision to not trim administration staff?  callous taoboy   May-04-10 11:50 AM   #39 
     - They fired all the principals 2 weeks ago  proud2BlibKansan   May-04-10 12:40 PM   #45 
     - Please re-read my post.  Dappleganger   May-04-10 09:14 AM   #15 
     - Who said we are at war with the administrators? I get together  callous taoboy   May-04-10 11:48 AM   #38 
        - Of course.  Dappleganger   May-04-10 12:21 PM   #43 
     - delete  subaltern   May-04-10 04:31 PM   #51 
     - delete  subaltern   May-04-10 04:31 PM   #52 
     - Our district just announced a freeze and maybe layoffs BUT  subaltern   May-04-10 04:31 PM   #53 
     - self delete  subaltern   May-04-10 04:32 PM   #54 
     - When I taught I always wondered  Yupster   May-04-10 10:49 PM   #58 
        - We NEVER see the people from the head shed. Never! It's appalling.  callous taoboy   May-05-10 07:41 AM   #61 
  - Administrators and their inflated salaries (and egos)  ixion   May-04-10 06:58 AM   #7 
  - and don't forget all of the highly paid educational "consultants"  zazen   May-04-10 09:24 AM   #21 
     - Do you realize that many of those consultants and specialists are well-seasoned teachers  Dappleganger   May-04-10 09:35 AM   #23 
     - I've raised big bucks for such folks, so yes, I'm aware of your point  zazen   May-04-10 10:16 AM   #30 
     - Calling me, an educator, anti-education is like calling a war protester  callous taoboy   May-04-10 11:56 AM   #41 
     - Your thinking on this matter is based upon three false premises...  Iowa   May-04-10 03:41 PM   #49 
     - you mean this isnt improvement to you?  Lost4words   May-04-10 08:10 PM   #57 
     - I, for one, agree with you -- to a point  Nevernose   May-04-10 11:19 PM   #60 
        - Get this, this will blow your mind:  callous taoboy   May-05-10 07:55 AM   #62 
     - Welcome to my world! Many of the consultants we've squandered money  callous taoboy   May-04-10 11:54 AM   #40 
  - Will highly paid administrators be the first to go?  No Elephants   May-04-10 10:02 AM   #28 
  - That doesn't surprise anyone who is unemployed in any profession  stray cat   May-04-10 06:56 AM   #6 
  - It's going to be worse this year for public employees this year.  Dappleganger   May-04-10 09:16 AM   #16 
     - My local school district is having to cut jobs, and I heard that the following year will be  raccoon   May-04-10 09:19 AM   #20 
  - What 'Recovery'?  earthside   May-04-10 07:51 AM   #8 
  - Our district's future is on the line in today's Indiana primary.  Jokerman   May-04-10 09:07 AM   #12 
  - Screwed up priorities.  Dappleganger   May-04-10 09:12 AM   #13 
     - Now we're supposed to bail out the Pacers.  Jokerman   May-04-10 09:30 AM   #22 
        - Our mayors must be trading secrets.  Dappleganger   May-04-10 09:42 AM   #25 
  - Disgraceful that it has come down to this. The children of the wealthy  Jefferson23   May-04-10 09:35 AM   #24 
  - Everyone get to work, we need more babies!  Xithras   May-04-10 09:46 AM   #26 
  - Our systems and institutions are set up on the expectation  The2ndWheel   May-04-10 10:22 AM   #31 
  - U.S. bithrates hit a century low in 1995. They've dropped further every year since.  Xithras   May-04-10 10:40 AM   #32 
     - It's certainly a predicament that we have no previous example to follow  The2ndWheel   May-04-10 11:15 AM   #36 
  - Why have more babies? The jobs of the next 2 generations have already been outsourced nt  conspirator   May-04-10 04:36 PM   #55 
  - Put the fat cat administrators back in the classroom  marshall   May-04-10 10:03 AM   #29 
  - We have to restore the tax cuts on elites/corpors . . . bankrutping states/towns . . .!!  defendandprotect   May-04-10 10:44 AM   #33 
  - there are a whole series of issues  melm00se   May-04-10 10:59 AM   #34 
  - You know, I heard an interesting proposal on buses recently.  Xithras   May-04-10 11:10 AM   #35 
  - excellent question  melm00se   May-04-10 11:18 AM   #37 
  - I WISH I COULD RECOMMEND YOUR REPLY!!!!  Jokerman   May-04-10 01:25 PM   #46 
  - I don't even think they need to be "regular" city buses.  Xithras   May-04-10 01:47 PM   #47 
  - way back when  melm00se   May-04-10 01:49 PM   #48 
  - My school actually tested this.  Nevernose   May-04-10 04:18 PM   #50 
  - I grew up in New York City  Yupster   May-04-10 10:55 PM   #59 
  - Busing can most definitely become a black hole.  Dappleganger   May-04-10 12:25 PM   #44 
  - this oughta keep the poor from being properly educated... good job wealthy class  fascisthunter   May-04-10 12:10 PM   #42 

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