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madfloridian Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-30-10 11:34 PM
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28. I said "a charter school". I made it clear I referred mostly to one.
However there are religious schools in FL becoming charters to get public money, and they use a whole LOT of these tactics.

We are turning public schools over to private companies without regulation. It is important to keep pointing out what happens.
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  -Discipline methods from a charter school that would get public school teachers in serious trouble. madfloridian  Jan-30-10 06:51 PM   #0 
  - If this happened in a public school district, a teacher would  tonysam   Jan-30-10 06:54 PM   #1 
  - If it happened in our public school district, the teacher would be hospitalized with serious  bertman   Jan-31-10 01:04 PM   #55 
  - Well golly gee!  Lyric   Jan-30-10 07:00 PM   #2 
  - You got it  Old Codger   Jan-30-10 07:59 PM   #6 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Jan-30-10 09:51 PM   #12 
  - To whom are charter schools directly accountable? Like all corporations in theory to the shareholder  Vincardog   Jan-31-10 04:31 PM   #62 
  - I don't think I understand.  Tim01   Jan-30-10 07:03 PM   #3 
  - I don't think I mentioned paddling, but that is no longer done...  madfloridian   Jan-30-10 08:06 PM   #7 
  - It's up to parents to correct that kind of behavior, not teachers.  Danger Mouse   Jan-30-10 10:01 PM   #15 
     - Those students should all be kicked out of school. nt  Tim01   Jan-30-10 10:03 PM   #16 
     - There are 'alternative' schools for students who behave that way.  Danger Mouse   Jan-30-10 10:06 PM   #17 
        - Pre-prison. BTDT nt  Tim01   Jan-30-10 10:13 PM   #19 
        - My husband went to an alternative high school  liberal_at_heart   Jan-30-10 11:38 PM   #29 
     - Well sure  northzax   Jan-30-10 10:25 PM   #20 
        - How much time does a teacher have to attend to individual students in a public school, though?  Danger Mouse   Jan-30-10 11:23 PM   #24 
  - I guess corporal punishment must be  Starry Messenger   Jan-30-10 07:05 PM   #4 
  - Ain't it amazing? 1st article praising charter for what public schools are forbidden to do.  madfloridian   Jan-30-10 09:06 PM   #9 
  - Keep your eye on Ben Chavis too.  Starry Messenger   Jan-30-10 09:49 PM   #11 
  - But only if a charter does them.  donco6   Jan-30-10 11:27 PM   #25 
  - The parents should be called to answer for the behavior of their kids.  JDPriestly   Jan-31-10 02:49 AM   #42 
     - Sometimes the parents are in the gangs.  Starry Messenger   Jan-31-10 11:11 AM   #48 
  - And Obama's Secretary of Education Arne Duncan is promoting this. Fire Arne. (nt)  w4rma   Jan-30-10 07:11 PM   #5 
  - Won't happen. Notice these tactics get approval here at DU  madfloridian   Jan-31-10 12:27 AM   #41 
  - How is this not assault?  XemaSab   Jan-30-10 08:13 PM   #8 
  - Because 'the rotten kids probably deserved it' or some crap like that.  Danger Mouse   Jan-30-10 10:07 PM   #18 
  - It is assault and abuse  noamnety   Jan-30-10 11:33 PM   #27 
  - Assault  onpatrol98   Jan-31-10 12:07 PM   #53 
  - Suggested motto  gratuitous   Jan-30-10 09:18 PM   #10 
  - Intimidation and humiliation teaches blind fear of authority...which is just what they want.  Danger Mouse   Jan-30-10 09:56 PM   #13 
  - This shit wouldn't have happened in a public school even when I was a kid,  MadHound   Jan-30-10 09:59 PM   #14 
  - Oh, it happened, alright. You just never witnessed it.  Joe Fields   Jan-31-10 12:18 AM   #40 
     - Actually no, it didn't  MadHound   Jan-31-10 10:35 AM   #46 
        - Aw, now you made Joe Fields sad.  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Jan-31-10 12:09 PM   #54 
        - .....  madfloridian   Jan-31-10 10:01 PM   #67 
        - Me neither  proud2BlibKansan   Jan-31-10 01:09 PM   #56 
  - Please don't characterize all charters that way.  noamnety   Jan-30-10 11:00 PM   #21 
  - I said "a charter school". I made it clear I referred mostly to one.  madfloridian   Jan-30-10 11:34 PM   #28 
     - and I am with you on that.  noamnety   Jan-30-10 11:53 PM   #36 
        - The "private charters" get taxpayer money.  madfloridian   Jan-31-10 12:13 AM   #39 
           - More than you know  hapkidogal   Jan-31-10 08:05 AM   #44 
           - I saw this kind of stuff developing.  Catshrink   Jan-31-10 11:29 AM   #51 
           - That's part of the distinction I'm trying to point out.  noamnety   Jan-31-10 08:37 AM   #45 
  - It makes me worry about how Gay kids are treated in Charter schools.  donheld   Jan-30-10 11:15 PM   #22 
  - In some cases better, in some worse, I imagine  noamnety   Jan-30-10 11:31 PM   #26 
     - There are over 4,000 Gay-Straight Alliances in public high schools.  donco6   Jan-30-10 11:40 PM   #30 
        - My daughter's public school has a gay-straight alliance  liberal_at_heart   Jan-30-10 11:42 PM   #31 
        - Yes, I've been the advisor for one of them in our public charter school.  noamnety   Jan-30-10 11:47 PM   #34 
           - Just stating a fact.  donco6   Jan-30-10 11:52 PM   #35 
              - I think a lot of gay kids get bullied without mercy at school  noamnety   Jan-30-10 11:55 PM   #37 
                 - Then that administrator should be disciplined.  donco6   Jan-30-10 11:59 PM   #38 
  - K & R  fallingrock666   Jan-30-10 11:16 PM   #23 
  - Yeah no shit. There's a reason ones a public and ones private.  newtothegame   Jan-30-10 11:44 PM   #32 
  - -1  Mithreal   Jan-31-10 12:00 PM   #52 
  - Does it strike anyone else as obvious  lolly   Jan-30-10 11:44 PM   #33 
  - agree  Djinn   Jan-31-10 07:08 AM   #43 
  - Public taxpayer money goes to these schools...they get our money but not regulated.  madfloridian   Jan-31-10 11:05 AM   #47 
  - Well said!  Catshrink   Jan-31-10 11:25 AM   #50 
  - Houston Chronicle says KIPP excels.  madfloridian   Jan-31-10 11:21 AM   #49 
  - Recommend. Back in the day, 50's/60's when I was in school, paddling was allowed but  bertman   Jan-31-10 01:18 PM   #57 
  - hmm...  chervilant   Jan-31-10 01:52 PM   #58 
  - Carlisle Indian Industrial School  sulphurdunn   Jan-31-10 02:13 PM   #59 
  - Wow, I had to look that up.  madfloridian   Jan-31-10 02:31 PM   #60 
     - St. Hope, another charter school tainted with scandal  cjbgreen   Jan-31-10 02:52 PM   #61 
     - It's sort of misleading to call him a Democrat.  LeftyMom   Jan-31-10 10:06 PM   #68 
     - Yes, and so native children were taken away from their families...  prairierose   Jan-31-10 07:12 PM   #66 
  - Pity the fool that messes with Mr. T!  jpak   Jan-31-10 04:35 PM   #63 
  - ttt  Blue_Tires   Jan-31-10 05:29 PM   #64 
  - Serious trouble? More like fired.  proud2BlibKansan   Jan-31-10 05:33 PM   #65 
  - Love your threads.  Jakes Progress   Feb-01-10 10:22 PM   #69 

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