You are viewing an obsolete version of the DU website which is no longer supported by the Administrators. Visit The New DU.
Democratic Underground Latest Greatest Lobby Journals Search Options Help Login
Google

Reply #43: Easy to see how the public school system is being set up to look bad. nt [View All]

Printer-friendly format Printer-friendly format
Printer-friendly format Email this thread to a friend
Printer-friendly format Bookmark this thread
This topic is archived.
Home » Discuss » Archives » General Discussion (1/22-2007 thru 12/14/2010) Donate to DU
laughingliberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed May-12-10 11:56 PM
Response to Original message
43. Easy to see how the public school system is being set up to look bad. nt
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
  -Harlem Success Charter leader: Im not a big believer in special ed" madfloridian  May-12-10 07:29 PM   #0 
  - What you said - schools *are* social-service agencies - what else???  tbyg52   May-12-10 07:39 PM   #1 
  - Always happens.  madfloridian   May-12-10 07:40 PM   #2 
  - Well, I hate to see it maybe not make the greatest, where it should be. Kick. nt  tbyg52   May-12-10 07:42 PM   #4 
  - And it happens again if you mention it...  daylan b   May-12-10 07:41 PM   #3 
     - Yes, it is like a contest.  madfloridian   May-12-10 07:44 PM   #7 
        - it's not the post, it's the internet  daylan b   May-12-10 07:50 PM   #9 
           - Yes, that well could be.  madfloridian   May-12-10 08:03 PM   #10 
  - Wow. How does someone that stupid get into such a position of power.  EFerrari   May-12-10 07:42 PM   #5 
  - It's scary  proud2BlibKansan   May-12-10 08:43 PM   #16 
     - Are you serious?  EFerrari   May-12-10 10:03 PM   #25 
        - Yes  proud2BlibKansan   May-12-10 11:08 PM   #33 
  - Moskowitz seems unaware of her school's attitude toward disabilities.  madfloridian   May-12-10 07:43 PM   #6 
  - You get public money, you should have the same requirements for students you accept  tbyg52   May-12-10 07:46 PM   #8 
  - How ignorant can one be?  Dappleganger   May-12-10 08:06 PM   #11 
  - Of COURSE he's not.  SoCalDem   May-12-10 08:08 PM   #12 
  - Very well said.  madfloridian   May-12-10 08:11 PM   #13 
  - Good comment from the first article.  Starry Messenger   May-12-10 08:14 PM   #14 
  - Denying there are special needs children, harassing the parents..  madfloridian   May-12-10 08:16 PM   #15 
  - Even Bloomberg "performed" at Harlem Charter Night.  madfloridian   May-12-10 08:55 PM   #17 
  - What a bunch of shit.  tonysam   May-12-10 09:02 PM   #18 
  - Thank You For Posting This madfloridian  Dinger   May-12-10 09:06 PM   #19 
  - Denying special needs students to keep test scores high...  madfloridian   May-12-10 09:25 PM   #21 
  - "Families are counseled out." How convenient.  Brickbat   May-12-10 09:10 PM   #20 
  - It's taxpayer funded segregation.  Catshrink   May-12-10 09:41 PM   #22 
  - There's A Slick Little Thing Called RTI (Response To Intervention) Which  Dinger   May-12-10 09:47 PM   #23 
  - When I was teaching we were told not to refer any with suspected autism.  madfloridian   May-12-10 09:54 PM   #24 
  - Wow, I have an IQ of 135 and considered "Gifted", but my autism diqualifies me?  Odin2005   May-12-10 10:46 PM   #31 
  - +1,000  tonysam   May-12-10 10:45 PM   #30 
  - I don't like RTI at all  proud2BlibKansan   May-12-10 11:13 PM   #34 
     - Exactly (nt)  Dinger   May-13-10 06:27 AM   #48 
  - Did Moskowitz tell students an untruth about what Klein said?  madfloridian   May-12-10 10:26 PM   #26 
  - this happened in the public school system my friend works for.  madrchsod   May-12-10 10:26 PM   #27 
  - If you've worked in schools of low-income...  MellowDem   May-12-10 10:40 PM   #28 
  - I taught in one of the most challenging schools in the city.  madfloridian   May-12-10 11:03 PM   #32 
  - I don't deny that at all...  MellowDem   May-13-10 11:39 AM   #68 
  - +1000  ecstatic   May-12-10 11:50 PM   #41 
  - This Autistic person says FUCK YOU, Ms. Moskowitz!  Odin2005   May-12-10 10:42 PM   #29 
  - ..  proud2BlibKansan   May-13-10 09:05 AM   #54 
  - This guy heads a school?  BolivarianHero   May-12-10 11:25 PM   #35 
  - Eva told us that the school is not a social-service agency,  Sen. Walter Sobchak   May-12-10 11:26 PM   #36 
  - There are arrangements made within the public school systems  madfloridian   May-12-10 11:33 PM   #37 
  - There is nothing wrong with not being all things to all people,  Sen. Walter Sobchak   May-12-10 11:39 PM   #38 
     - Charter schools leave the hard cases to public schools.  madfloridian   May-12-10 11:42 PM   #39 
        - that shouldn't be the role of the public school either  Sen. Walter Sobchak   May-12-10 11:53 PM   #42 
           - They are taking money from public schools and giving it to....  madfloridian   May-13-10 12:20 AM   #44 
           - and what about?  Sen. Walter Sobchak   May-13-10 12:42 AM   #45 
              - If they get public money they should take all students.  madfloridian   May-13-10 12:57 AM   #46 
           - Your attitude seems to be misplaced.  olegramps   May-13-10 06:28 AM   #49 
  - teachers are placing blame on the wrong individuals  liberal_at_heart   May-13-10 10:56 AM   #63 
     - Very good post.  madfloridian   May-13-10 03:37 PM   #75 
  - If it's not a social service agency, then it's not serving the public good.  lumberjack_jeff   May-12-10 11:42 PM   #40 
  - Easy to see how the public school system is being set up to look bad. nt  laughingliberal   May-12-10 11:56 PM   #43 
  - Precisely, it's about statistics  murdoch   May-13-10 12:01 PM   #70 
  - I tried to get my disabled child into a private school  cornermouse   May-13-10 05:48 AM   #47 
  - There is nothing that can substitute for actual experience. Thanks for your input.  olegramps   May-13-10 06:39 AM   #50 
  - Our area did not have one like that, thank goodness.  madfloridian   May-13-10 09:50 AM   #59 
  - If a school isn't a social service agency, it's failing.  JackDragna   May-13-10 07:20 AM   #51 
  - +1000  proud2BlibKansan   May-13-10 09:10 AM   #55 
  - Well said. nt  Dappleganger   May-13-10 09:13 AM   #56 
  - Agreed. And since that school gets public money, it is appalling.  madfloridian   May-13-10 10:26 AM   #61 
  - Perfectly stated  liberal_at_heart   May-13-10 11:13 AM   #65 
  - The attitude I have fought much of my adult life as an advocate.  mmonk   May-13-10 07:26 AM   #52 
  - I work with those kinds of kids every day.  knitter4democracy   May-13-10 07:57 AM   #53 
  - I checked to see if he was talking about mainstreaming  nxylas   May-13-10 09:14 AM   #57 
  - They're not mutually exclusive  lumberjack_jeff   May-13-10 09:30 AM   #58 
  - I'm not a big believer in "special ed." Translation--we're not gonna pay for it. nt  mistertrickster   May-13-10 10:25 AM   #60 
  - Translation: You get public money, you follow the law  tonysam   May-13-10 10:54 AM   #62 
     - Exactly right.  madfloridian   May-13-10 01:04 PM   #71 
  - This has had 7 unrecs. Disabilities in children are real....so why?  madfloridian   May-13-10 11:11 AM   #64 
  - I'd be using the American Disabilities Act to sue the hell out of these charters  liberal_at_heart   May-13-10 11:19 AM   #66 
  - $$$$$$  sulphurdunn   May-13-10 11:28 AM   #67 
  - Jeez, I just turned on MSNBC for a minute. They were pushing charter schools...  madfloridian   May-13-10 11:40 AM   #69 
  - Remember the outrage when Bush proposed vouchers?  waiting for hope   May-13-10 05:58 PM   #78 
  - this makes my blood boil  Richd506   May-13-10 02:04 PM   #72 
  - My anger is growing because our party refuses to address it.  madfloridian   May-13-10 02:50 PM   #74 
  - Who is this guy, Michael Savage??  KamaAina   May-13-10 02:10 PM   #73 
  - Charter schools need to be regulated  erodriguez   May-13-10 04:15 PM   #76 
  - Really great graphic.  madfloridian   May-13-10 05:18 PM   #77 
  - This guy is a JERK. nt  Joey Liberal   May-14-10 11:44 AM   #79 
  - Expensive educational services: still cheaper than prison.  Deep13   May-14-10 11:46 AM   #80 
 

Home » Discuss » Archives » General Discussion (1/22-2007 thru 12/14/2010) Donate to DU

Powered by DCForum+ Version 1.1 Copyright 1997-2002 DCScripts.com
Software has been extensively modified by the DU administrators


Important Notices: By participating on this discussion board, visitors agree to abide by the rules outlined on our Rules page. Messages posted on the Democratic Underground Discussion Forums are the opinions of the individuals who post them, and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Democratic Underground, LLC.

Home  |  Discussion Forums  |  Journals |  Store  |  Donate

About DU  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy

Got a message for Democratic Underground? Click here to send us a message.

© 2001 - 2011 Democratic Underground, LLC