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roguevalley Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-04-05 07:53 PM
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3. I asked a couple of kids about this and the girl said, "Uh-huh!"
and the boy said, "Nuh-uh!" and she was like all "Uh-huh" and he was like all "Nu-uh" and I killed them both with my shoe.
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  -Tests Show Boys Even More Dumbed Down Than Girls newswolf56  Dec-04-05 07:36 PM   #0 
  - We should have seen this coming in 2000...  mark11727   Dec-04-05 07:49 PM   #1 
  - Maybe This Explains Many Male * Supporters?  we can do it   Dec-04-05 07:50 PM   #2 
  - I was thinking the same thing  hollowdweller   Dec-05-05 07:15 PM   #74 
  - I asked a couple of kids about this and the girl said, "Uh-huh!"  roguevalley   Dec-04-05 07:53 PM   #3 
  - keep em dumb and they become willing canon fodder. critical  roguevalley   Dec-04-05 07:53 PM   #4 
  - I really hate having to clean that off my shoes  Spinzonner   Dec-04-05 08:14 PM   #7 
  - LOL ! (n/t)  mwb970   Dec-04-05 08:55 PM   #22 
  - LOL !!!  nicknameless   Dec-05-05 03:31 AM   #49 
  - This is not news  Yupster   Dec-04-05 08:03 PM   #5 
  - I spoke with a college professor about a week ago  justabob   Dec-04-05 08:20 PM   #10 
  - Agreed. I'm glad Governor Gregoire seems interested  lumberjack_jeff   Dec-05-05 12:25 PM   #65 
  - Has Nothing To Do With IQ, and School Testing Means Only So Much  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Dec-04-05 08:13 PM   #6 
  - Such a charmer :) n/t  phylny   Dec-04-05 08:18 PM   #9 
  - no one is talking about the iq, except boys that have an iq of 165  seabeyond   Dec-04-05 08:30 PM   #14 
  - I agree with ya. It was just my response to an OP that seemed to want to  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Dec-04-05 08:45 PM   #20 
  - I agree with you..  PowerToThePeople   Dec-04-05 10:32 PM   #30 
  - did your school literally have a "dishonor" roll?  Bill McBlueState   Dec-06-05 07:55 AM   #80 
     - No LOL I made it up to compete with the obnoxious honor rollers  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Dec-06-05 03:57 PM   #81 
  - Before around 1980, girls tested better in lower grade school and then  FloridaPat   Dec-04-05 08:15 PM   #8 
  - Sports  justabob   Dec-04-05 08:27 PM   #13 
     - If you ask teachers why boys are doing so much worse  Yupster   Dec-04-05 10:48 PM   #32 
        - Doesn't Make Sense That Divorce Would Make Boys Dumber / Girls Smarter  Crisco   Dec-06-05 07:17 PM   #83 
  - Why do we always take this at face value  proud2Blib   Dec-04-05 08:24 PM   #11 
  - so what are you saying? n/t  seabeyond   Dec-04-05 08:30 PM   #15 
     - I would want to see the test  proud2Blib   Dec-04-05 08:41 PM   #19 
  - Having been a print journalist in this country since 1956...  newswolf56   Dec-04-05 08:25 PM   #12 
  - An excellent analysis, newswolf56  mitchum   Dec-04-05 08:35 PM   #17 
  - A few points...  misanthrope   Dec-04-05 09:47 PM   #26 
  - Complaints about the deterioration of U.S. public education began...  newswolf56   Dec-04-05 11:42 PM   #38 
     - I started high school in 1967  proud2Blib   Dec-05-05 12:37 AM   #40 
     - Apropos the dumbing down you dismiss as "ridiculous":  newswolf56   Dec-05-05 01:49 AM   #44 
        - And how sad that one as bright as you appear to be  proud2Blib   Dec-05-05 10:10 AM   #54 
           - We disagree on several points. I will address only three:  newswolf56   Dec-05-05 06:39 PM   #72 
              - What a wonderful post. Thank you. n/t  Pooka Fey   Dec-05-05 11:44 PM   #75 
     - Fascinating thread-- your topic brought out very insightful replies  omega minimo   Dec-05-05 05:30 PM   #70 
  - Is there solid data showing that kids don't know as much?  Ladyhawk   Dec-04-05 09:58 PM   #27 
  - No  AngryAmish   Dec-04-05 11:04 PM   #36 
  - Yes, definitively so. The general knowledge components of the...  newswolf56   Dec-05-05 12:17 AM   #39 
  - yes there is  rman   Dec-05-05 05:16 AM   #51 
     - Gee that site isn't the least bit  proud2Blib   Dec-05-05 10:07 AM   #53 
        - does that mean the data is incorrect?  rman   Dec-05-05 11:11 AM   #57 
           - I wasn't the least bit interested in reading beyond  proud2Blib   Dec-05-05 11:28 AM   #58 
              - you mean there are people who write things without having an agenda?  rman   Dec-05-05 11:43 AM   #59 
                 - With a good writer  proud2Blib   Dec-05-05 11:45 AM   #60 
                    - But then there still is an agenda.  rman   Dec-05-05 11:58 AM   #62 
                       - When it is about attacking education,  proud2Blib   Dec-05-05 12:06 PM   #63 
                          - pointing out the poor quality of US education is not "attacking" it  rman   Dec-05-05 12:23 PM   #64 
                             - Well I happen to know US education isn't poor  proud2Blib   Dec-05-05 12:29 PM   #66 
                             - It's a RW tactic  proud2Blib   Dec-05-05 07:11 PM   #73 
                                - I used to broad a brush  rman   Dec-06-05 12:13 AM   #76 
                                   - Nowadays, local school boards don't always determine curriculum  proud2Blib   Dec-06-05 06:31 PM   #82 
  - My mom forever pointed this fact out to me  StopThePendulum   Dec-05-05 11:02 AM   #55 
  - This isn't new...  TreasonousBastard   Dec-04-05 08:32 PM   #16 
  - Here's my observation, and it may be an unpopular one. In fact, I'm sure  phylny   Dec-04-05 09:02 PM   #23 
  - I don't blame schools...  TreasonousBastard   Dec-04-05 09:25 PM   #24 
  - Yes, I learned to read at home, too. I played video games, but  Ladyhawk   Dec-04-05 10:09 PM   #28 
  - Your experiences ring true to me  senseandsensibility   Dec-04-05 09:46 PM   #25 
  - But weren't boys even more coddled 30 years ago  Yupster   Dec-04-05 10:54 PM   #34 
  - good post. i dont know that schools are dumbing down  seabeyond   Dec-04-05 10:24 PM   #29 
  - And lots of uneducated boys and young men  Yupster   Dec-04-05 10:50 PM   #33 
  - The Stress Test:  LWolf   Dec-04-05 08:40 PM   #18 
  - The sullen refusal to acknowledge our country's dire problems --  newswolf56   Dec-04-05 10:44 PM   #31 
  - Wow, newswolf, such amazing posts you've written on this thread!  kath   Dec-05-05 12:56 AM   #42 
  - Thank you very much for the compliment:  newswolf56   Dec-05-05 02:57 AM   #47 
  - The best teacher I had, had a little placard on his desk,  SoCalDem   Dec-05-05 04:31 AM   #50 
  - Perhaps, when you said this:  LWolf   Dec-05-05 06:29 AM   #52 
     - With my #72 as a preface, a reasoned response to your #52:  newswolf56   Dec-06-05 05:21 AM   #77 
        - Well, you've obviously mastered essays, lol  LWolf   Dec-06-05 07:47 AM   #78 
        - Dupe; please delete. n/t  LWolf   Dec-06-05 07:50 AM   #79 
  - Great find!  proud2Blib   Dec-04-05 10:59 PM   #35 
  - The teenage boys I know are 100% clueless.  mwb970   Dec-04-05 08:54 PM   #21 
  - As a former college professor, I didn't judge my students' intelligence by  Lydia Leftcoast   Dec-04-05 11:12 PM   #37 
  - Our society is essentially raising a bunch of redneck warmongers...  Triana   Dec-05-05 12:37 AM   #41 
  - I would add that "it" also belittles teachers.  Baconfoot   Dec-05-05 01:43 AM   #43 
  - Well said. Very well said.  lumberjack_jeff   Dec-05-05 12:52 PM   #68 
  - Like, what?  Swamp Rat   Dec-05-05 01:50 AM   #45 
  - Known this from my own boys... the dumbing down has been  lovuian   Dec-05-05 02:00 AM   #46 
  - Kids KNOW that their teachers' jobs are on the line, based  SoCalDem   Dec-05-05 03:21 AM   #48 
  - It has almost nothing to do with how schools teach IMO  msmcghee   Dec-05-05 11:11 AM   #56 
  - Well, the Pubs said BC taught our kids that oral sex was OK.  napi21   Dec-05-05 11:47 AM   #61 
  - Girls read more than boys. Always have, always will.  mainer   Dec-05-05 12:50 PM   #67 
  - The Dumbing down of America--the Bush years  WI_DEM   Dec-05-05 12:57 PM   #69 
  - ever since we were told to get Connected and Under Control (tm)  dusmcj   Dec-05-05 05:55 PM   #71 
 

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