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madfloridian Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-13-09 09:55 AM
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11. Teachers are FORCED to teach to the test....failure is the result. Thus charter schools.
No school can have every child pass, they never say good job done, they just make the test harder and have more of them.

That is the goal.

The charter schools and vouchers to private schools are the reason for the testing. Trust me, teachers are not doing this on their own. They have scripted stuff to follow.

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  -Charter schools profit greatly from huge money from the Gates, Walton, and Broad Foundations. madfloridian  Nov-12-09 11:31 PM   #0 
  - Ok... who unrec' my recommended?  glinda   Nov-12-09 11:34 PM   #1 
  - Happens a lot around here.  madfloridian   Nov-12-09 11:36 PM   #2 
  - lol there goes another just like the other one.  madfloridian   Nov-12-09 11:43 PM   #3 
  - Didn't rec or unrec, it's a good post but something about charter schools...  NYC_SKP   Nov-12-09 11:50 PM   #4 
     - I am pointing out the destruction of public education as charters get funding...  madfloridian   Nov-12-09 11:53 PM   #5 
     - They are a Trojan horse for corporatists!  Hardrada   Nov-13-09 03:22 AM   #6 
     - You broadbrushed when failing to make the distinction. n/t  Fire1   Nov-13-09 01:10 PM   #23 
        - No, no broad brush. Read these and get back to me.  madfloridian   Nov-13-09 01:15 PM   #24 
           - Gotcha. Distinction apparent in articles. n/t  Fire1   Nov-13-09 01:30 PM   #25 
           - The fact that Arne was give 5 Billion to kick off his project is  valleywine   Nov-16-09 10:12 AM   #55 
     - whether or not some charters are "good," the destruction of the public school system  Hannah Bell   Nov-13-09 01:05 PM   #21 
  - I just rec'd  SammyWinstonJack   Nov-13-09 10:10 AM   #16 
  - For what purpose, do you think?  TicketyBoo   Nov-13-09 04:11 AM   #7 
  - It is the defunding of public education and privatization thereof.  madfloridian   Nov-13-09 10:08 AM   #14 
  - Is Walmart going to put mini-schools in their stores like  Are_grits_groceries   Nov-13-09 04:18 AM   #8 
  - For those not in Florida  DonCoquixote   Nov-13-09 04:37 AM   #9 
  - It is a matter of concern  Sanity Claws   Nov-13-09 06:17 AM   #10 
  - Teachers are FORCED to teach to the test....failure is the result. Thus charter schools.  madfloridian   Nov-13-09 09:55 AM   #11 
  - Bill Gates...  BolivarianHero   Nov-13-09 10:08 AM   #12 
  - I'd appreciate a link  TicketyBoo   Nov-13-09 12:39 PM   #18 
     - You bought the PR spin. Oh, yeah, Carnegie & Gates just got tired of making money & decided  Hannah Bell   Nov-13-09 01:10 PM   #22 
     - Our little podunk town  TicketyBoo   Nov-15-09 04:28 AM   #30 
     - gates gets:  Hannah Bell   Nov-15-09 05:14 AM   #32 
        - I believe  TicketyBoo   Nov-15-09 08:51 AM   #36 
           - easier to pretend offense than to respond to the facts.  Hannah Bell   Nov-15-09 01:51 PM   #37 
              - Easier  TicketyBoo   Nov-15-09 01:58 PM   #38 
                 - if you're insulted, it's because you choose to be. there's a long list of facts in the post,  Hannah Bell   Nov-15-09 02:00 PM   #39 
                    - You're saying  TicketyBoo   Nov-15-09 11:35 PM   #51 
                       - you asked for ways they benefit.  Hannah Bell   Nov-16-09 05:40 AM   #53 
                          - I don't need the computers,  TicketyBoo   Nov-17-09 03:17 AM   #56 
                             - lol. yes, thank you massa, thank you!!  Hannah Bell   Nov-17-09 06:35 AM   #58 
                                - What are you?  TicketyBoo   Nov-17-09 06:46 PM   #60 
                                   - yes, meanwhile, toady to massa fo the computers that cost him nothing.  Hannah Bell   Nov-18-09 12:57 AM   #63 
                                      - For what it's worth  TicketyBoo   Nov-19-09 09:01 AM   #65 
     - And don't forget junk bond king Michael Milken  tonysam   Nov-15-09 07:10 PM   #46 
     - Nice opinion but  DonCoquixote   Nov-13-09 07:02 PM   #28 
     - You would be better off to pick another model for the "good hearted billionaire" example.  Greyhound   Nov-15-09 02:15 PM   #40 
        - And there is no such thing as  TicketyBoo   Nov-15-09 07:03 PM   #44 
           - Not cynical, an eye witness.  Greyhound   Nov-15-09 07:14 PM   #47 
              - Maybe you'd like to cite some proof?  TicketyBoo   Nov-15-09 07:27 PM   #48 
                 - If you had even the slightest interest in learning the sordid history of  Greyhound   Nov-15-09 07:50 PM   #49 
                    - Just  TicketyBoo   Nov-15-09 07:52 PM   #50 
                       - Jesus. Wall Street just pulled off a major heist, & you want a link to "prove" that  Hannah Bell   Nov-16-09 05:50 AM   #54 
                          - Gross generalization.  TicketyBoo   Nov-17-09 03:39 AM   #57 
                             - who steals more? no contest. who steals more regularly? no contest.  Hannah Bell   Nov-17-09 06:38 AM   #59 
                                - Comparing  TicketyBoo   Nov-17-09 06:49 PM   #61 
                                   - there's no contest. $500 billion-plus since 1/09.  Hannah Bell   Nov-18-09 01:00 AM   #64 
                                      - Not sure where  TicketyBoo   Nov-19-09 09:03 AM   #66 
  - K&R  Orwellian_Ghost   Nov-13-09 10:08 AM   #13 
  - great... corporate fascism now runs education  fascisthunter   Nov-13-09 10:08 AM   #15 
  - Waaayyy fucked!  SammyWinstonJack   Nov-13-09 10:13 AM   #17 
  - Sorry, I know this is going to piss some people off but...  Cyrano69   Nov-13-09 12:54 PM   #19 
  - Yes, indeed.  madfloridian   Nov-13-09 12:59 PM   #20 
  - I am only telling how it works in my district...  Cyrano69   Nov-13-09 02:29 PM   #26 
  - You missed something.  montanto   Nov-13-09 02:43 PM   #27 
     - thank you. i doubt the OP will address his error, however.  Hannah Bell   Nov-15-09 05:30 AM   #33 
     - Except that in NH...  Cyrano69   Nov-15-09 08:15 AM   #35 
  - Thanks  Bluesbreaker   Nov-15-09 01:17 AM   #29 
  - I predict Democrats will join repubs on this issue  optimator   Nov-15-09 04:37 AM   #31 
  - Dems in many states are racing to compete for Race to the Top  valleywine   Nov-15-09 07:57 AM   #34 
     - The irony of that title still makes me laugh.  Greyhound   Nov-15-09 02:18 PM   #41 
     - Seriously.  Starry Messenger   Nov-15-09 02:24 PM   #42 
  - Belated Kick & Wish I Could Rec This  Dinger   Nov-15-09 02:25 PM   #43 
  - The Eli Broad story can be found right here  tonysam   Nov-15-09 07:06 PM   #45 
  - That is an excellent blog and resource on all things Broad.  madfloridian   Nov-17-09 06:50 PM   #62 
  - Charters ain't what they're cracked up to be  tonysam   Nov-15-09 11:42 PM   #52 
 

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