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Telly Savalas Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-03-09 06:19 PM
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14. All charter schools are exactly like that one in every respect.
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  -What price will we pay for high test scores? madfloridian  Jun-03-09 01:28 PM   #0 
  - Well, of course they'd show high test scores.  donco6   Jun-03-09 01:30 PM   #1 
  - That is a good point.  madfloridian   Jun-03-09 04:43 PM   #4 
  - Fuck all this bullshit...  BolivarianHero   Jun-04-09 07:43 AM   #39 
  - Amen  proud2BlibKansan   Jun-03-09 06:25 PM   #16 
     - Ours are a mixed bag.  donco6   Jun-03-09 06:51 PM   #24 
        - OUR KIDS NEED TO REASON  dotymed   Jun-04-09 07:31 AM   #38 
  - K&R Our school system is a disaster. n/t  pleah   Jun-03-09 01:42 PM   #2 
  - The free market mantra recited daily.  madfloridian   Jun-03-09 01:55 PM   #3 
  - And the ongoing destruction of our public school system marches onward  MadHound   Jun-03-09 04:49 PM   #5 
  - Welcome to the Fourth Wave  moonbatmax   Jun-03-09 05:17 PM   #6 
  - K&R #5, off to the Greatest Page with this one. I don't believe that George Orwell's intent  Greyhound   Jun-03-09 05:26 PM   #7 
  - Only high enough to get big returns on the investment.  Deja Q   Jun-03-09 05:28 PM   #8 
  - Creating brainwashed slaves for the moneyed class.  girl gone mad   Jun-03-09 06:04 PM   #9 
  - Now it's time to vote out the corporatist politicians and vote in populists.  Vincardog   Jun-03-09 06:17 PM   #13 
  - Mad, check this out  proud2BlibKansan   Jun-03-09 06:10 PM   #10 
  - OMG , I have heard of that stuff happening more and more.  madfloridian   Jun-03-09 06:14 PM   #12 
  - I cried when I read the comments  proud2BlibKansan   Jun-03-09 06:22 PM   #15 
     - GD former gym teachers make the worst principals. nt  Mithreal   Jun-03-09 06:27 PM   #17 
        - My dad was a middle school principal  proud2BlibKansan   Jun-03-09 06:29 PM   #20 
           - I was regretting even writing that.  Mithreal   Jun-03-09 06:36 PM   #22 
  - Those comments indicate he was a beloved teacher.  madfloridian   Jun-03-09 08:20 PM   #29 
  - I had a principal tell me once I wasn't paid to be popular  proud2BlibKansan   Jun-04-09 08:40 AM   #48 
  - A lot of men go to college primarily to play sports...  immoderate   Jun-03-09 08:42 PM   #31 
  - here`s a rather interesting article about arne`s nemesis in chicago  madrchsod   Jun-03-09 06:13 PM   #11 
  - All charter schools are exactly like that one in every respect.  Telly Savalas   Jun-03-09 06:19 PM   #14 
  - K&R nt  Mithreal   Jun-03-09 06:27 PM   #18 
  - I appreciate your continued effort to fight the good fight  LisaM   Jun-03-09 06:27 PM   #19 
  - If Arne and Obama are for them, it does not matter if I am against them.  madfloridian   Jun-03-09 06:33 PM   #21 
     - Charter schools was an area on which I disagreed with Obama  LisaM   Jun-03-09 06:45 PM   #23 
        - I think he is mostly misinformed by his friend Duncan.  madfloridian   Jun-04-09 01:05 AM   #36 
           - This is the key to many of the decisions  Jakes Progress   Jun-04-09 09:22 AM   #51 
              - He also tends to rely on Harvard affiliations  LisaM   Jun-04-09 11:47 AM   #56 
  - I have wondered why there has been so much emphasis on testing.  midnight   Jun-03-09 06:57 PM   #25 
  - Because it is a deliberate, concerted and ongoing effort to privatize the public school system  MadHound   Jun-03-09 07:09 PM   #26 
  - Testing is also a quick and dirty way to show "progress"  proud2BlibKansan   Jun-04-09 08:49 AM   #49 
     - So right. "Mastering content" is not really learning in depth.  madfloridian   Jun-04-09 06:01 PM   #57 
  - The schools are going to fail and be turned into charter and other schools.  madfloridian   Jun-03-09 07:09 PM   #27 
  - Who the hell would work there?  jimlup   Jun-03-09 08:18 PM   #28 
  - I agree about the brightest and the best.  madfloridian   Jun-03-09 09:31 PM   #32 
  - There was a bill in the AZ legislature to make it illegal to teach about communism or socialism.  armyowalgreens   Jun-03-09 08:20 PM   #30 
  - This kinda crap is why tenure was born.  donco6   Jun-04-09 08:01 AM   #42 
  - Why should kids care about education anyway?  tomreedtoon   Jun-03-09 09:50 PM   #33 
  - That is an insulting thing to say about teachers.  madfloridian   Jun-03-09 10:20 PM   #34 
  - A word of explanation.  tomreedtoon   Jun-03-09 10:30 PM   #35 
     - I've known hundreds of teachers in my career.  donco6   Jun-04-09 07:59 AM   #41 
     - Well, all I know is my experience.  tomreedtoon   Jun-04-09 10:14 AM   #54 
     - A word of explanation.  Statistical   Jun-04-09 08:38 AM   #47 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-04-09 10:09 AM   #53 
  - Well, that's just not true at all.  donco6   Jun-04-09 07:57 AM   #40 
     - My point is, why should kids bother?  tomreedtoon   Jun-04-09 10:28 AM   #55 
        - Wow. I'm really sorry for you.  donco6   Jun-04-09 06:16 PM   #58 
           - That's no surprise. Goth kids are phonies.  tomreedtoon   Jun-05-09 12:23 AM   #59 
              - No thanks.  donco6   Jun-05-09 07:59 AM   #60 
                 - You are young. Life has been good to you. You will learn.  tomreedtoon   Jun-05-09 10:20 AM   #61 
                    - I'm 50.  donco6   Jun-05-09 11:11 AM   #62 
                       - You're as young as you think.  tomreedtoon   Jun-05-09 11:48 AM   #63 
                          - Now you're just being funny.  donco6   Jun-05-09 12:11 PM   #64 
                             - I suspect we're not as different as we previously thought.  tomreedtoon   Jun-05-09 03:48 PM   #65 
                                - I've often thought that as well.  donco6   Jun-05-09 04:16 PM   #66 
  - This school is 40% Asian  XemaSab   Jun-04-09 01:35 AM   #37 
  - What is wrong with this?  Statistical   Jun-04-09 08:17 AM   #43 
  - Actually,  LWolf   Jun-04-09 08:32 AM   #44 
  - Didn't know that. If there are solid stats to back it up then I guess it is ok.  Statistical   Jun-04-09 08:34 AM   #46 
  - Florida doesn't promote from 3rd grade until the FCAT is passed.  madfloridian   Jun-04-09 09:09 AM   #50 
  - Thanks for this. nt  LWolf   Jun-04-09 08:33 AM   #45 
  - I didn't get through your whole post  JerseygirlCT   Jun-04-09 09:25 AM   #52 
     - You are right. Bragging about firing teachers is just weird.  madfloridian   Jun-06-09 08:44 PM   #67 

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