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DFab420 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-03-10 01:49 PM
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17. This is what the teachers said no to..
Edited on Wed Mar-03-10 02:38 PM by DFab420
"The conditions are adding 25 minutes to the school day, providing tutoring on a rotating schedule before and after school, eating lunch with students once a week, submitting to more rigorous evaluations, attending weekly after-school planning sessions with other teachers and participating in two weeks of training in the summer."

They sure do have a fucked up way of picking who they stick up for don't they?

Also I haven't found exact numbers but this is a nice point about the the gripeing for more money thing:
"The average teacher salary at that high school was not only well above the national and regional averages;

Deleted remark about 400% above average of Central Falls area due to the fact that sometimes I make mistakes and am trying to correct them.
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  -Based on this 2009 report from the RI Commissioner's office re Central Falls High school EFerrari  Mar-03-10 11:57 AM   #0 
  - The President must be called to account for these remarks.  saracat   Mar-03-10 12:06 PM   #1 
  - I second  LisaM   Mar-03-10 12:08 PM   #2 
  - I'll volunteer for the  Nite Owl   Mar-03-10 12:18 PM   #4 
  - Yes Indeed  Dinger   Mar-03-10 10:32 PM   #74 
  - Sent an e-mail  atreides1   Mar-03-10 12:15 PM   #3 
  - Thanks, atreidies1. Right on the nose. n/t  EFerrari   Mar-03-10 12:32 PM   #5 
  - A few remarks..  DFab420   Mar-03-10 12:37 PM   #6 
  - Report ends: "I wish you CONTINUED success in the future. "  EFerrari   Mar-03-10 12:44 PM   #7 
  - Congrats. That was some careful reading digging up those criticisms by "some parents"  Doremus   Mar-03-10 06:25 PM   #64 
  - ACK. That phone number is wrong. It's 202 456-1111.  EFerrari   Mar-03-10 12:58 PM   #8 
  - Thanks for this. I emailed to the white house  izzybeans   Mar-03-10 01:12 PM   #9 
     - Thanks, izzy. I'm sending the action out to my network  EFerrari   Mar-03-10 01:33 PM   #10 
     - Hmmm...  DFab420   Mar-03-10 01:35 PM   #12 
        - The rest of the report is not damning in any way. But thanks for stopping by to cherrypick.  EFerrari   Mar-03-10 01:40 PM   #14 
        - Cherry-pick?  DFab420   Mar-03-10 02:04 PM   #30 
           - This school got a good report from the state.  EFerrari   Mar-03-10 02:08 PM   #32 
              - I know this sounds lazy  DFab420   Mar-03-10 02:12 PM   #35 
                 - The link is in the OP. n/t  EFerrari   Mar-03-10 02:25 PM   #41 
        - It certainly critiques the school but it also acknowledges that  izzybeans   Mar-03-10 01:53 PM   #18 
  - A little more:  The Straight Story   Mar-03-10 01:34 PM   #11 
  - Thank you for that information.  EFerrari   Mar-03-10 01:42 PM   #15 
  - I wonder if the teachers warrant a beer at the picnic table.  Tailormyst   Mar-03-10 01:36 PM   #13 
  - Jim Crowley is called "Jim Crow" in his neighborhood and lied on his police report.  EFerrari   Mar-03-10 01:48 PM   #16 
  - Beer, Pizza and an apology !!!  Tailormyst   Mar-03-10 01:56 PM   #22 
  - This is what the teachers said no to..  DFab420   Mar-03-10 01:49 PM   #17 
     - Take your RW talking points and kindly shove them.  Tailormyst   Mar-03-10 01:55 PM   #19 
     - Why are my point RW talking points?  DFab420   Mar-03-10 02:01 PM   #28 
        - This wasn't a tough decision. It was mendacity to mass fire these teachers  EFerrari   Mar-03-10 02:07 PM   #31 
           - The firing people part.  DFab420   Mar-03-10 02:45 PM   #48 
     - Excuse me? So you think that your boss should be able to demand  EFerrari   Mar-03-10 01:55 PM   #20 
     - You are kinder to him then I was !  Tailormyst   Mar-03-10 01:57 PM   #23 
     - We need this thread to stay civil because this is important.  EFerrari   Mar-03-10 01:59 PM   #26 
        - Absolutely  DFab420   Mar-03-10 02:10 PM   #33 
           - I don't instantly do anything. I read up on the situation. You?  EFerrari   Mar-03-10 02:23 PM   #40 
           - As much as I possibly can  DFab420   Mar-03-10 02:32 PM   #45 
              - It is all hell breaking out for those teachers and those students.  Tailormyst   Mar-03-10 03:21 PM   #55 
                 - Are you sure?  DFab420   Mar-03-10 03:46 PM   #61 
                    - I live in the area and I come from a family of public school teachers.  Tailormyst   Mar-03-10 06:42 PM   #66 
           - So you're saying that the teachers should work for free?  Raineyb   Mar-03-10 09:12 PM   #69 
     - um, yes  dem mba   Mar-04-10 08:58 AM   #77 
     - They said no to working extra hours for no pay  proud2BlibKansan   Mar-03-10 02:11 PM   # 
     - I've never met a teacher who was paid for the actual hours they work.  EFerrari   Mar-03-10 02:27 PM   #43 
        - I come from a family of teachers  Tailormyst   Mar-03-10 03:18 PM   #54 
     - Meaningless stat  Quezacoatl   Mar-03-10 02:13 PM   #36 
     - No no no  DFab420   Mar-03-10 02:22 PM   #39 
        - Well that's not true  proud2BlibKansan   Mar-03-10 02:32 PM   #44 
        - Ah yes  DFab420   Mar-03-10 02:37 PM   #46 
        - No they don't- Your numbers are wrong.  Tailormyst   Mar-03-10 03:21 PM   #56 
           - I know..and  DFab420   Mar-03-10 03:35 PM   #59 
              - You're welcome  Tailormyst   Mar-03-10 06:40 PM   #65 
     - i'm sure you'd have no objections to doing more work for free, right?  frylock   Mar-03-10 02:53 PM   #49 
        - I'm sure I don't either.  DFab420   Mar-03-10 02:56 PM   #50 
           - By the same logic, slavery is the height of virtue.  EFerrari   Mar-03-10 03:16 PM   #53 
           - really?  DFab420   Mar-03-10 03:34 PM   #58 
              - You're awfullly free with the time and effort of other people.  EFerrari   Mar-03-10 07:06 PM   #67 
              - Really?  Kalun D   Mar-04-10 01:25 AM   #75 
           - do you just function at your pay-grade?  frylock   Mar-03-10 03:36 PM   #60 
              - Well I'm glad to hear you do give more  DFab420   Mar-03-10 03:52 PM   #62 
  - Put in the OP: he also praised a Gates-funded school with *worse* scores  Hannah Bell   Mar-03-10 01:56 PM   #21 
  - KBR, whose most notable success was electrocuting our troops,  EFerrari   Mar-03-10 01:58 PM   #24 
     - union-busting & hypocrisy. and an increase in unemployment = recessionary spiral.  Hannah Bell   Mar-03-10 02:25 PM   #42 
  - New headline suggestion..  BeFree   Mar-03-10 01:58 PM   #25 
  - No, the facts are not blurry. This school got a good report from the state.  EFerrari   Mar-03-10 02:03 PM   #29 
     - Well  BeFree   Mar-03-10 02:11 PM   #34 
        - They didn't need to clean house. Did you see the state audit?  EFerrari   Mar-03-10 02:20 PM   #38 
  - He was teaching science. Proving the scientific theory that "shit flows downhill". K&R  Tierra_y_Libertad   Mar-03-10 02:01 PM   #27 
  - This is all so unjust  proud2BlibKansan   Mar-03-10 02:15 PM   #37 
  - This is a good opportunity for us to show the president  EFerrari   Mar-03-10 02:39 PM   #47 
  - I called. thank you!  Bluebear   Mar-03-10 02:58 PM   #51 
  - Thank you, Bluebear.  EFerrari   Mar-03-10 03:10 PM   #52 
  - k/r  Solly Mack   Mar-03-10 03:22 PM   #57 
  - again  Bluebear   Mar-03-10 05:16 PM   #63 
  - k/r  fishwax   Mar-03-10 07:32 PM   #68 
  - kick n/t  Starry Messenger   Mar-03-10 09:39 PM   #70 
  - Schools like this one are in economically deprived areas...  hayu_lol   Mar-03-10 09:59 PM   #71 
  - You probably meant this for Beth  Starry Messenger   Mar-03-10 10:02 PM   #72 
  - Could you point me a little better to what you mean about E St. Louis?  EFerrari   Mar-03-10 10:23 PM   #73 
  - I love Principal Snyder!  freddie mertz   Mar-04-10 08:12 AM   #76 
     - Bwahhaha!  Starry Messenger   Mar-04-10 09:09 AM   #78 
        - Right! At times he seems "morally ambiguous" but in the end, he stands up to the monster.  freddie mertz   Mar-04-10 11:02 AM   #79 
  - the phone number is wrong  bonnieS   Mar-04-10 12:30 PM   #80 
  - Yep. I corrected it after the editing period in #8.  EFerrari   Mar-04-10 02:28 PM   #81 
  - thanks for posting  amborin   Mar-04-10 03:47 PM   #82 

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