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Zynx Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-28-08 07:34 PM
Response to Reply #38
40. I've always been thankful I went to public schools. However, I have lived in nice areas.
If I was in a city with a stressed public school system I might feel differently.
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  -DU Education Census: Grades 1-12 Zynx  Mar-28-08 10:36 AM   #0 
  - I'm not going to edit it now, but if you had a mix of assigned and non-assigned, vote  Zynx   Mar-28-08 10:39 AM   #1 
  - RC all the way.  hedgehog   Mar-28-08 10:42 AM   #2 
  - I believe I read that the majority of private school students are Catholic.  Zynx   Mar-28-08 10:44 AM   #3 
     - I don't think Catholic schools can be easily classified. In some cities,  hedgehog   Mar-28-08 10:50 AM   #4 
     - Its not that the students are Catholic.  kimmylavin   Mar-28-08 11:41 AM   #15 
        - Correct. As I recall, about 20 percent of my peers in Catholic school were not  mondo joe   Mar-28-08 11:47 AM   #19 
        - Come to think of it, I know a bunch of people who did this.  Zynx   Mar-28-08 11:50 AM   #21 
  - kids in nonassigned public now. first 6 yrs prek-4 was a religious private  seabeyond   Mar-28-08 10:56 AM   #5 
  - I believe this poll is about YOU and your education, not your childrens'.  kath   Mar-28-08 11:52 AM   #22 
     - assigned public. was three decades ago almost, so not relevent to today. kids in today  seabeyond   Mar-28-08 11:55 AM   #23 
        - I'm just curious about people's backgrounds.  Zynx   Mar-28-08 06:46 PM   #36 
           - aaahhh. i always wanted to go to private. i figured my parents didnt love me enough. n/t  seabeyond   Mar-28-08 07:32 PM   #38 
              - I've always been thankful I went to public schools. However, I have lived in nice areas.  Zynx   Mar-28-08 07:34 PM   #40 
                 - teasing. i was in calif in '70's. schools were fine. n/t  seabeyond   Mar-28-08 07:36 PM   #43 
                    - Sorry I didn't even really read your post anyway. I had a long day and I'm lazy.  Zynx   Mar-28-08 07:37 PM   #44 
                       - bah hahhaha. upside. tis friday. lol have a good weekend n/t  seabeyond   Mar-28-08 07:40 PM   #46 
  - kick for data  Zynx   Mar-28-08 10:56 AM   #6 
  - Other--some public, some semi-public  rocknation   Mar-28-08 10:56 AM   #7 
  - Cool stuff.  Zynx   Mar-28-08 11:18 AM   #8 
  - Assigned my whole life, but the best thing we ever did was put our son in the next county  ThomWV   Mar-28-08 11:22 AM   #9 
  - Both  Mz Pip   Mar-28-08 11:22 AM   #10 
  - I went to a parochial school for elementary, took an entrance exam and  Breeze54   Mar-28-08 11:30 AM   #11 
  - Assigned public based on where we lived in the district.  MrCoffee   Mar-28-08 11:32 AM   #12 
  - Private/Religious 1 - 9, Public 10 - 12  mondo joe   Mar-28-08 11:37 AM   #13 
  - what  seabeyond   Mar-28-08 11:43 AM   #16 
     - Quite Catholic. It was hazardous and sick at times, but also provided an education  mondo joe   Mar-28-08 11:45 AM   #17 
        - so funny  seabeyond   Mar-28-08 11:47 AM   #18 
           - I was an atheist from about 3rd grade on, so that was a bit of a challenge.  mondo joe   Mar-28-08 11:55 AM   #24 
              - ya.....  seabeyond   Mar-28-08 11:59 AM   #25 
  - Was close  DireStrike   Mar-28-08 11:40 AM   #14 
  - Most was in an assigned public school  goodgd_yall   Mar-28-08 11:50 AM   #20 
  - 1-12, Catholic schools  mulsh   Mar-28-08 12:10 PM   #26 
  - That's a funny story. Eventhough I grew up in a very poor neighborhood,  mondo joe   Mar-28-08 12:57 PM   #27 
  - Assigned the whole time..  RedCappedBandit   Mar-28-08 01:02 PM   #28 
  - This is reasonably in keeping with the data. Interesting.  Zynx   Mar-28-08 06:26 PM   #29 
  - Private Secular, even though my HS was founded by a Fundie  bicentennial_baby   Mar-28-08 06:29 PM   #30 
  - That's quite a fancy school.  Zynx   Mar-28-08 06:44 PM   #33 
     - Best education money could buy! But I was partially there on Financial Aid  bicentennial_baby   Mar-28-08 06:47 PM   #37 
        - It's an experience I can't say I shared. I'm always interested to hear about people's  Zynx   Mar-28-08 09:13 PM   #54 
           - I went there for the Latin program, actually:  bicentennial_baby   Mar-28-08 09:28 PM   #57 
  - Public Assigned  Mike03   Mar-28-08 06:31 PM   #31 
  - I genuinely enjoyed my public high school for all but senior year.  Zynx   Mar-28-08 06:46 PM   #35 
     - Thank you for raising this question. I have not seen it discussed here  Mike03   Mar-28-08 07:43 PM   #48 
        - You made my day just now. Thank you.  Zynx   Mar-28-08 09:04 PM   #51 
  - public assigned, 1-10  lwfern   Mar-28-08 06:38 PM   #32 
  - Prom is B.S. can't blame you.  Zynx   Mar-28-08 06:44 PM   #34 
     - Heh, true that  Firespirit   Mar-28-08 07:41 PM   #47 
  - Assigned K-10, dropped out & went to college  Firespirit   Mar-28-08 07:33 PM   #39 
  - I guess I didn't think through the poll that much. My apologies.  Zynx   Mar-28-08 07:35 PM   #42 
     - No problem  Firespirit   Mar-28-08 07:37 PM   #45 
  - I got sent to a private school out of state because of the "busing"  whutgives   Mar-28-08 07:35 PM   #41 
  - K: Public. 1: 1/2 of each. 2-3: Public. 4-5: Private. 6: Public. 7-8: Private. 9-12: Public.  Alexander   Mar-28-08 07:46 PM   #49 
  - Started at a  Lydia Leftcoast   Mar-28-08 07:51 PM   #50 
  - Assigned public for me  Cabcere   Mar-28-08 09:06 PM   #52 
  - I personally am an enormous advocate of public education. I'm glad to see that DU  Zynx   Mar-28-08 09:10 PM   #53 
  - I went to Catholic school.  MrSlayer   Mar-28-08 09:14 PM   #55 
  - I think that is a pretty common experience.  Zynx   Mar-28-08 09:16 PM   #56 
  - DUers seem pretty representative of the public after 125 votes. Good stuff.  Zynx   Mar-29-08 12:31 PM   #58 
  - Just out of curiosity...  LeftishBrit   Mar-29-08 03:18 PM   #59 
  - If you live in certain area, you are supposed to go to the public school that covers that area.  Zynx   Mar-29-08 03:39 PM   #63 
  - I was in a Lutheran school from K-12....  marmar   Mar-29-08 03:20 PM   #60 
  - Other: I had an (elementary school) private Catholic education, but went to a public junior high &  apocalypsehow   Mar-29-08 03:21 PM   #61 
  - 8 years nuns, 4 years brothers  mitchtv   Mar-29-08 03:28 PM   #62 
 

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