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grasswire Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-25-08 10:19 AM
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18. kick -- I want some more of these wonderful stories (eom)
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  -Old timers, young folks - what were your days like in school? The Straight Story  Apr-25-08 12:28 AM   #0 
  - In public and private schools  Jed Dilligan   Apr-25-08 12:33 AM   #1 
  - K thru 6, then jr. high 7th thru 9th, then HS.  thecatburgler   Apr-25-08 12:40 AM   #2 
  - that was the system in our school district as well...  QuestionAll   Apr-25-08 01:23 AM   #5 
  - My school district was totally segregated - a high school for whites, and one actually called a  Ron_Green   Apr-25-08 12:52 AM   #3 
  - what state could you get a drivers license at 14? omg!  orleans   Apr-25-08 02:46 PM   #28 
     - Texas. Yee-hah! If you'd had Driver's Ed the summer before your 14th birthday  Ron_Green   Apr-25-08 10:47 PM   #40 
  - one of my fondest memories of grade school...  grasswire   Apr-25-08 12:53 AM   #4 
  - You'd be surprised how many kids in L.A. can't sing the  JDPriestly   Apr-25-08 01:32 AM   #7 
  - All music education ever consisted of, was learning the words to patriotic songs,  quantessd   Apr-25-08 03:59 AM   #10 
  - My schools had excellent music education programs.  JDPriestly   Apr-25-08 10:13 AM   #16 
  - Oh come on. NOBODY can properly sing the Star Spangled Banner. "The rocket's red glare" mangles  Elspeth   Apr-25-08 08:25 AM   #12 
     - But they don't seem to know it at all.  JDPriestly   Apr-25-08 10:14 AM   #17 
        - And majoring in music ed, you know what the market is right now for that, right?  Elspeth   Apr-25-08 01:00 PM   #25 
           - Yes. What people don't realize is that the big change in our  JDPriestly   Apr-25-08 02:35 PM   #27 
  - Arkansas Traveler  Art_from_Ark   Apr-25-08 02:02 AM   #8 
  - I went to a variety of schools.  JDPriestly   Apr-25-08 01:31 AM   #6 
  - Teaching elementary in 2005 was a lot different than it was...  quantessd   Apr-25-08 02:29 AM   #9 
  - In school from 53 to 65  Thothmes   Apr-25-08 07:35 AM   #11 
  - The schools I went to in the '50's and '60's were crappy. The county  raccoon   Apr-25-08 08:38 AM   #13 
  - The inner city schools today are pretty violent.  JDPriestly   Apr-25-08 10:34 AM   #21 
  - I went to school all over the place.  fight4my3sons   Apr-25-08 08:43 AM   #14 
  - Interesting. Sounds like you had a rough time but learned a lot from it.  JDPriestly   Apr-25-08 10:21 AM   #20 
  - Here she is  The Straight Story   Apr-25-08 08:09 PM   #37 
  - Elementary school in Connecticut in 1949-56  kskiska   Apr-25-08 09:09 AM   #15 
  - kick -- I want some more of these wonderful stories (eom)  grasswire   Apr-25-08 10:19 AM   #18 
  - California public schools were excellent from 1963 - 1975  slackmaster   Apr-25-08 10:21 AM   #19 
  - Grew up in Albuquerque. Hadn't thought about school in a long time.  Nevilledog   Apr-25-08 10:37 AM   #22 
  - In Jr High school  lumberjack_jeff   Apr-25-08 10:50 AM   #23 
  - School in Western New York in the 50's.  DarbyUSMC   Apr-25-08 11:04 AM   #24 
  - Ugh--tracking!  MorningGlow   Apr-25-08 09:45 PM   #39 
  - I was late 80's 90's into the 00's  TCJ70   Apr-25-08 02:20 PM   #26 
  - nice detail/nice post.  orleans   Apr-25-08 02:51 PM   #29 
  - 64-76 private (catholic) schools  Spike89   Apr-25-08 03:25 PM   #30 
  - Way back in the day LOL  sandsavage   Apr-25-08 06:07 PM   #31 
  - Welcome to DU!  The Straight Story   Apr-25-08 07:01 PM   #32 
  - Great topic  Horse with no Name   Apr-25-08 07:26 PM   #33 
  - And ya know, I think it was a good thing as well:  The Straight Story   Apr-25-08 07:52 PM   #36 
  - I started grammar school in 1946, in Louisiana.  RushIsRot   Apr-25-08 07:32 PM   #34 
  - Very cool  Horse with no Name   Apr-25-08 07:35 PM   #35 
     - Things would've been a lot cooler with air-conditioning...:-)  RushIsRot   Apr-26-08 12:24 AM   #42 
  - My school life was like the TV show Freaks and Geeks (guess which I was)  MorningGlow   Apr-25-08 09:41 PM   #38 
  - Boy, that's a long time ago  Irishonly   Apr-25-08 11:31 PM   #41 
  - Until 6th grade, I was in a self-contained gifted class and only mildly bored.  LeftyMom   Apr-26-08 01:48 AM   #43 
  - They sucked. n/t  Breeze54   Apr-26-08 01:50 AM   #44 
  - Elementary school in the 1970s was like living in a hippie commune  Lorien   Apr-26-08 02:26 AM   #45 

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