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IdaBriggs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri May-26-06 08:16 PM
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41. I am honored that I remind you of your friend Ida!
I am definitely in Michigan; I was named after my paternal grandmother, and the name is "unusual" for my generation. My BIL currently works as cleaning staff; prior to this job, he washed dishes. He is a very sweet man! :)
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  -From WI: Public schools should not have to enroll "unteachable students" JonathanChance  May-26-06 05:50 AM   #0 
  - Now, there is a great statement from a board member.  HereSince1628   May-26-06 05:57 AM   #1 
  - I would think this would have been addressed in the professional teaching.  TheBorealAvenger   May-26-06 05:58 AM   #2 
  - And who gets to define "unteachable" ?  liberal N proud   May-26-06 06:10 AM   #3 
  - This shouldn't be a surprise.  LWolf   May-26-06 06:21 AM   #4 
  - gosh, It this had to swallow!  rodeodance   May-26-06 06:22 AM   #5 
  - And this person is a trustee of the public schools?  no_hypocrisy   May-26-06 06:24 AM   #6 
  - In his defense...  Jeff In Milwaukee   May-26-06 06:29 AM   #7 
  - Anybody here ever been a teacher?  QC   May-26-06 06:31 AM   #8 
  - Yep, including working with special needs kids  ayeshahaqqiqa   May-26-06 07:02 AM   # 
  - Yeah, others before us had to fight to give our children a decent  Ilsa   May-26-06 09:43 AM   #32 
  - Who's jumping on teachers?  SmokingJacket   May-26-06 09:28 AM   #29 
  - Yeah.  Bornaginhooligan   May-26-06 02:37 PM   #37 
  - This is obviously a repugnant statement, but...  Yollam   May-26-06 06:39 AM   #9 
  - When I was a teacher, we DID separate the scores of SE kids.  SmokingJacket   May-26-06 09:39 AM   #31 
  - But there are children who do better being mainstreamed. eom  Ilsa   May-26-06 09:45 AM   #34 
  - I remember being told my oldest couldn't learn  mmonk   May-26-06 06:49 AM   #10 
  - Good for you guys, mmonk. They told me the same thing  sfexpat2000   May-26-06 09:26 AM   #28 
  - My beloved BIL was Spec Ed all of his life. His parents wanted him  IdaBriggs   May-26-06 06:56 AM   #11 
  - Separate but equal?  mmonk   May-26-06 06:59 AM   #12 
  - How about we treat "everybody the same" -- toddlers use diapers,  IdaBriggs   May-26-06 07:11 AM   #16 
     - People use your arguments though  mmonk   May-26-06 07:16 AM   #17 
        - Pardon my saying this, but people use your arguments to screw everyone.  IdaBriggs   May-26-06 09:34 AM   #30 
  - Why should he be unable to marry?  MadHound   May-26-06 08:31 AM   #23 
  - In Michigan, marriage is deemed a legal contract, and he cannot  IdaBriggs   May-26-06 09:19 AM   #25 
  - Ida, you're so very familiar  spinbaby   May-26-06 03:20 PM   #40 
     - I am honored that I remind you of your friend Ida!  IdaBriggs   May-26-06 08:16 PM   #41 
  - "They may have their eyes open, but there's no one awake...  Hubert Flottz   May-26-06 07:00 AM   #13 
  - IMO Bartol stated the concern of many parents who see classes disrupted  jody   May-26-06 07:02 AM   #14 
  - In my opinion (and experience),  mmonk   May-26-06 07:06 AM   #15 
  - Here we go again with the Bell Curve studies.  The Backlash Cometh   May-26-06 07:23 AM   #18 
  - excellent article in response  mzteris   May-26-06 07:50 AM   #19 
  - Thanks for the link.  PA Democrat   May-26-06 07:57 AM   #20 
  - That school board member is an ass  etherealtruth   May-26-06 08:43 AM   #24 
  - DU poll about this:  mzteris   May-26-06 08:07 AM   #21 
  - Periodically this comes up here  etherealtruth   May-26-06 08:24 AM   #22 
  - Usually, the problem is not the student but the teacher.  johnaries   May-26-06 09:21 AM   #26 
  - Even a flea is teachable.  SmokingJacket   May-26-06 09:22 AM   #27 
  - And what is "unteachable" or "uneducable" going to be defined as?  madinmaryland   May-26-06 09:44 AM   #33 
  - It's simply a matter of money.  Bridget Burke   May-26-06 09:47 AM   #35 
  - How does this square with the sad saga of the Schindler family's daughter?  Husb2Sparkly   May-26-06 02:29 PM   #36 
  - Any fool can get elected to a school board, and often does.  kwassa   May-26-06 03:00 PM   #38 
  - How about unteachable cum laude Yale graduates like me?  KamaAina   May-26-06 03:07 PM   #39 
  - I think there are students who are unteachable..  JackDragna   May-26-06 09:19 PM   #42 
  - In my 6 years teaching in a couple of colleges....  BlooInBloo   May-26-06 09:26 PM   #45 
  - He's Proof. n/t  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   May-26-06 09:20 PM   #43 
  - The irony is that educators are near the bottom of the barrel...  BlooInBloo   May-26-06 09:23 PM   #44 

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