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milkyway Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-16-04 10:29 PM
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9. Yes, that's what he said, and he's right. It's impossible for a school
to continually improve. When I first heard about NCLB, I thought I must be misunderstanding something. There's no way they would pass a bill like this that almost guarantees every school to eventually be labeled a failed school.
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  -Did I hear Dean correctly about NCLB? madfloridian  Feb-16-04 09:10 PM   #0 
  - goal is to destroy public education  ithacan   Feb-16-04 09:12 PM   #1 
  - Yes, that is the goal for sure. I did not realize so soon.  madfloridian   Feb-16-04 09:14 PM   #2 
  - Um, no: that's the GOP far right wing's agenda  NV1962   Feb-16-04 09:15 PM   #3 
     - I have often wondered in NCLB had the potential to be a good program  lovedems   Feb-16-04 09:22 PM   #5 
     - In effect, yes: a program to kill public ed  NV1962   Feb-16-04 09:27 PM   #6 
        - Thanks! I couldn't agree more. Public education is a stepping stone  lovedems   Feb-16-04 09:32 PM   #7 
     - Are there any teachers  ozone_man   Feb-16-04 10:30 PM   #10 
        - Standardized testing *can* be a valuable tool.  madfloridian   Feb-16-04 10:39 PM   #13 
  - Carville  muchacho   Feb-16-04 09:18 PM   #4 
  - There is a date (2013 sounds correct) by which all schools MUST  salin   Feb-16-04 09:50 PM   #8 
  - salin nails it  Jax   Feb-16-04 10:44 PM   #14 
  - that date can be adjusted, is that his argument against NCLB?  tobius   Feb-16-04 11:26 PM   #19 
     - it isn't the date that is a problem  salin   Feb-16-04 11:44 PM   #20 
        - thanks, another reason I'm looking forward to Kerry's plan to tweak. n/t  tobius   Feb-17-04 12:19 AM   #23 
  - Yes, that's what he said, and he's right. It's impossible for a school  milkyway   Feb-16-04 10:29 PM   #9 
  - In Florida, our A schools can not keep being A schools.  madfloridian   Feb-16-04 10:33 PM   #12 
  - The eventual Dem candidate should  GRClarkesq   Feb-16-04 10:32 PM   #11 
  - horse hockey  maxanne   Feb-16-04 10:47 PM   #15 
     - That happened to one of our local schools as well. It isn't a great  lovedems   Feb-16-04 10:53 PM   #16 
     - Hear me out  GRClarkesq   Feb-16-04 11:20 PM   #17 
        - Money or not, the purpose of NCLB is the same.  madfloridian   Feb-16-04 11:25 PM   #18 
        - "NLCB sent a lot of new money flowing out from the federal government." "  Clark   Feb-16-04 11:51 PM   #21 
        - May I kindly suggest  salin   Feb-17-04 12:01 AM   #22 
           - Bingo: "cast it as well intended"  NV1962   Feb-17-04 12:45 AM   #25 
              - Exactly  GRClarkesq   Feb-17-04 11:41 AM   #26 
  - Dean got a lot of attention tonight on this subject.  madfloridian   Feb-17-04 12:24 AM   #24 
  - I don't know about what Dean said,  LWolf   Feb-17-04 01:42 PM   #27 
 

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