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Fire1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-23-10 10:43 PM
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39. Indeed, we receive federal funding. I think at least one of us
would recall any version of this particular class had any of us been required to take it. Sorry 'bout that! :shrug:
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  -Bobb unveils DPS academic overhaul tonysam  Jan-23-10 06:51 PM   #0 
  - There's nothing wrong with the tutor idea, it's just that he has  Fire1   Jan-23-10 06:55 PM   #1 
  - There's plenty wrong with having tutors for FOUR YEAR OLDS.  tonysam   Jan-23-10 06:56 PM   #2 
     - Four and five year olds are pre-schoolers. These children  Fire1   Jan-23-10 07:04 PM   #3 
     - Spare me the rude remarks.  tonysam   Jan-23-10 07:17 PM   #5 
        - "Rude" is what your remark deserves. This is not about "testing."  Fire1   Jan-23-10 07:43 PM   #8 
        - Only an Eli Broad person with NO background in teaching  tonysam   Jan-23-10 07:46 PM   #9 
           - I doubt it ever dawned on you that the reason I certainly know  Fire1   Jan-23-10 07:58 PM   #13 
        - AND it's attitudes like yours that probably has alot to do with  Fire1   Jan-23-10 07:54 PM   #11 
     - Kindergarteners are 5, not 4  proud2BlibKansan   Jan-23-10 08:03 PM   #15 
        - That's what I am bitching about.  tonysam   Jan-23-10 08:06 PM   #17 
        - The article is talking about preschool not kindergarten. n/t  tonysam   Jan-23-10 08:06 PM   #18 
        - I've known some 4 yr. olds in kindergarten who turned 5  Fire1   Jan-23-10 08:14 PM   #20 
           - In what state?  proud2BlibKansan   Jan-23-10 08:31 PM   #24 
              - We are finding out that ALOT of things have been done here  Fire1   Jan-23-10 08:35 PM   #27 
              - I doubt you are required to folow federal benchmarks in the reading curriculum  proud2BlibKansan   Jan-23-10 08:39 PM   #29 
                 - This is what we have been told. n/t  Fire1   Jan-23-10 08:46 PM   #32 
              - In mine they have to be 5 by Oct 1. n/t  donco6   Jan-24-10 01:19 PM   #42 
  - SOMEONE has to help Detroit schools. This man seems to be trying to help.  rubberducky   Jan-23-10 07:13 PM   #4 
  - He's Eli Broad  tonysam   Jan-23-10 07:23 PM   #6 
  - Sometime I wonder what the teachers can do? They really should  midnight   Jan-23-10 07:35 PM   #7 
  - When somebody proposes TUTORS for little kids  tonysam   Jan-23-10 07:49 PM   #10 
     - Children cannot be tested for learning disabilities in their  Fire1   Jan-23-10 08:03 PM   #14 
        - Where did you get that idea?  proud2BlibKansan   Jan-23-10 08:04 PM   #16 
        - It's really about creating an underclass.  tonysam   Jan-23-10 08:08 PM   #19 
        - Then I guess it depends on the principal and the psychologist  Fire1   Jan-23-10 08:21 PM   #21 
           - No - there are laws and they were violated  proud2BlibKansan   Jan-23-10 08:29 PM   #23 
              - No. I don't teach special ed. I teach k-8 but we can still  Fire1   Jan-23-10 08:31 PM   #25 
                 - Then you knew that what you were told was wrong?  proud2BlibKansan   Jan-23-10 08:34 PM   #26 
                    - Sorry, it is not basic knowledge for regular ed teachers to know  Fire1   Jan-23-10 08:42 PM   #31 
                       - Every graduate from a teacher education program is required to take a basic sped class  proud2BlibKansan   Jan-23-10 09:07 PM   #33 
                          - I had to take an introductory course, which was required of ALL students in education as well  tonysam   Jan-23-10 09:09 PM   #34 
                          - Ma'm, I've been teaching for over twenty years. That may be  Fire1   Jan-23-10 09:11 PM   #35 
                             - It's been mandated by the feds since 1974  proud2BlibKansan   Jan-23-10 09:21 PM   #36 
                                - That may be! But that doesn't change the fact that I was not  Fire1   Jan-23-10 09:34 PM   #37 
                                   - Special ed law was initially passed in 1974  proud2BlibKansan   Jan-23-10 10:01 PM   #38 
                                      - Indeed, we receive federal funding. I think at least one of us  Fire1   Jan-23-10 10:43 PM   #39 
                                      - I have a feeling this person is one of those alternate certs  tonysam   Jan-23-10 10:47 PM   #40 
                                         - Proud said even in the alternative certification program  Fire1   Jan-23-10 10:52 PM   #41 
        - of course they can, & are.  Hannah Bell   Jan-25-10 12:17 PM   #50 
  - And fucking pre-algebra in sixth grade. J.C. on a cracker.  tonysam   Jan-23-10 07:57 PM   #12 
  - In high school I met a lot of smart kids who took pre-algebra in 6th grade.  alp227   Jan-24-10 06:07 PM   #43 
  - Susan Ohanian's comment  tonysam   Jan-23-10 08:22 PM   #22 
     - Makes you wonder whatever happened to Piaget  proud2BlibKansan   Jan-23-10 08:36 PM   #28 
        - Absolutely. It's outrageous.  tonysam   Jan-23-10 08:40 PM   #30 
           - If you consider all this garbage, what would YOU do if you were in charge?  alp227   Jan-24-10 06:09 PM   #44 
              - I sure as hell wouldn't propose absolute BULLSHIT  tonysam   Jan-24-10 06:19 PM   #45 
              - I understand that tutors may be overwhelming in terms of maturity...  alp227   Jan-24-10 06:44 PM   #46 
              - I would bring the parents into the schools  proud2BlibKansan   Jan-24-10 07:04 PM   #47 
                 - You have a good point.  alp227   Jan-24-10 09:03 PM   #48 
                    - Another problem we have in urban ed  proud2BlibKansan   Jan-24-10 09:22 PM   #49 

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