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Tarheel_Dem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-27-10 12:21 PM
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4. Yup. Let's just throw more money at it. That's worked up to now.


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  - Obama Calls for Big Education Reforms - More Charter Schools, Longer School Year dkf  Sep-27-10 11:47 AM   #0 
  - My sister attended a year round high school in the 70s.  jaxx   Sep-27-10 11:59 AM   #1 
  - how about channeling some of those war costs to our children's schools  DrDan   Sep-27-10 12:05 PM   #2 
  - Not enough profit  bergie321   Sep-27-10 12:14 PM   #3 
  - the bush family sees some profit in it  DrDan   Sep-27-10 12:51 PM   #7 
  - sure there is  ibegurpard   Sep-27-10 08:02 PM   #63 
  - Yup. Let's just throw more money at it. That's worked up to now.  Tarheel_Dem   Sep-27-10 12:21 PM   #4 
     - More money for pre-K for those who would come to school unprepared would be well spent.  flpoljunkie   Sep-27-10 12:27 PM   #5 
     - Agreed. But I was addressing the illogical responses here whenever the..  Tarheel_Dem   Sep-27-10 01:52 PM   #26 
        - do you really not see dwindling school budgets (leading to signficant teacher downsizing) as a major  DrDan   Sep-27-10 02:16 PM   #35 
        - whoa, them's fightin' woids.. put up yer... duke?  dionysus   Sep-27-10 04:39 PM   #52 
           - I lost my dukes. Got a extra set?  Tarheel_Dem   Sep-27-10 07:10 PM   #53 
              - here, take this! er, these...  dionysus   Sep-27-10 07:15 PM   #54 
                 - ....  Tarheel_Dem   Sep-27-10 07:51 PM   #61 
     - so all the teachers being laid off is good for our schools . . . .  DrDan   Sep-27-10 12:50 PM   #6 
     - That's the way it seems...I'm tired of the revisionism  Bullet1987   Sep-27-10 12:52 PM   #8 
     - Kinda like Afghanistan, right?  displacedvermoter   Sep-27-10 12:54 PM   #9 
     - Hardly, unlike everyone else, he was the one with a plan to get us out.  vaberella   Sep-27-10 01:59 PM   #30 
        - We still seem to be "throwing" a lot of money at something that  displacedvermoter   Sep-27-10 02:16 PM   #34 
           - Well that's not true.  vaberella   Sep-27-10 04:04 PM   #49 
     - More money has not been "thrown at it". That is a GOP theme.  Hardrada   Sep-27-10 01:01 PM   #12 
     - Some folks will NEVER get it. The same thing that is happening in government  Go2Peace   Sep-27-10 01:07 PM   #16 
     - So, we have you down for more money for war, less for schools.  Forkboy   Sep-27-10 01:10 PM   #17 
  - longer school year is a great idea  Uzybone   Sep-27-10 12:54 PM   #10 
  - Your response is too facile and vague.  Hardrada   Sep-27-10 01:04 PM   #14 
     - and your response is full of the usual garbage that fixes nothing  Uzybone   Sep-27-10 01:13 PM   #21 
     - Your mind is full of cliches, old chap.  Hardrada   Sep-28-10 12:48 AM   #69 
     - Now it's not about to be neglected.  vaberella   Sep-27-10 01:56 PM   #28 
        - Hearsay and BS.  Hardrada   Sep-28-10 12:40 AM   #68 
           - I wonder what's hearsay and BS  vaberella   Sep-28-10 01:19 AM   #72 
  - Well, at least the truth is out. It is the President himself leading the privatization of schools.  Go2Peace   Sep-27-10 12:58 PM   #11 
  - Except that charter schools are public schools.  Nicholas D Wolfwood   Sep-27-10 01:02 PM   #13 
  - Pros and cons  fedupinBushcountry   Sep-27-10 02:06 PM   #32 
  - and there are those that make a profit  DrDan   Sep-27-10 02:18 PM   #36 
  - And individuals don't profit from the traditional public school system as it is and has been?  Nicholas D Wolfwood   Sep-27-10 02:24 PM   #38 
     - of course they do - our past president's brother is a perfect example  DrDan   Sep-27-10 02:25 PM   #39 
        - Text book companies don't profit?  Nicholas D Wolfwood   Sep-27-10 02:28 PM   #40 
           - that is not the way it is working  DrDan   Sep-27-10 02:34 PM   #42 
              - That charter should absolutely be revoked if that is indeed the evaluation.  Nicholas D Wolfwood   Sep-27-10 02:49 PM   #44 
  - Charter schools are private schools charading as public schools. It's just a way to funnel public  Exilednight   Sep-27-10 07:29 PM   #57 
     - And what, pray tell, would they have?  Nicholas D Wolfwood   Sep-27-10 07:31 PM   #58 
        - How about .............  Exilednight   Sep-27-10 07:55 PM   #62 
           - I've got news for you - plenty of non-profits have CEOs.  Nicholas D Wolfwood   Sep-28-10 07:33 AM   #74 
  - Is he really looking to be a one-termer?  Hardrada   Sep-27-10 01:06 PM   #15 
  - You don't hear him or the Adminstration or his most ardent  displacedvermoter   Sep-27-10 01:10 PM   #18 
  - actually, we mention it all the time.  mkultra   Sep-27-10 01:12 PM   #20 
     - Shouldn't it be you vote "democratic"?  displacedvermoter   Sep-27-10 01:23 PM   #23 
        - using the word Democrat incorrectly indicates a troll  mkultra   Sep-28-10 09:26 AM   #76 
  - nice attempt to spin the truth. you spin like a gyroscope.  mkultra   Sep-27-10 01:11 PM   #19 
  - oh yes, I am such a heavy spinner here. LOL .  Go2Peace   Sep-27-10 04:10 PM   #51 
     - well, of the spinners, you are a moderate, but your still a spinner  mkultra   Sep-28-10 09:22 AM   #75 
  - He is the one who gave Duncan permission to do a long time ago.  speppin   Sep-27-10 01:50 PM   #25 
  - How, the charter schools are public schools and will be funded by the states.  vaberella   Sep-27-10 01:56 PM   #29 
  - I don't agree with Obama on this issue. They're underminding the unions, teacher contributions,  craigmatic   Sep-27-10 01:18 PM   #22 
  - My son who is a teacher  fedupinBushcountry   Sep-27-10 01:42 PM   #24 
  - You should blame your parents & the school administration for not learning much in year long school.  vaberella   Sep-27-10 02:03 PM   #31 
  - I learned basically the samething in both settings and the year around schooling  craigmatic   Sep-27-10 02:23 PM   #37 
     - And as I said blame those who didn't advance your curriculum.  vaberella   Sep-27-10 04:00 PM   #48 
        - I disagree  craigmatic   Sep-27-10 10:38 PM   #65 
  - You forget to add political initiatives from Washington  Go2Peace   Sep-27-10 03:26 PM   #47 
  - I strongly believe in year long education. I see nothing wrong with it.  vaberella   Sep-27-10 01:54 PM   #27 
  - We have two systems of Education in the U.S. separate and unequal...  JCMach1   Sep-27-10 02:11 PM   #33 
  - Hawaii has a state wide funding system with no education funding through property taxes.  dkf   Sep-27-10 03:09 PM   #45 
     - Apparently the short length of the school year does have to do with funding  depakid   Sep-27-10 11:14 PM   #66 
     - Apparently the short length of the school year does have to do with funding  depakid   Sep-27-10 11:14 PM   #67 
  - Nothing more then transferrance of wealth to private industry...  beforeyoureyes   Sep-27-10 02:30 PM   #41 
  - what is particularly shameful is having this transfer defended by DUers  DrDan   Sep-27-10 02:45 PM   #43 
  - What makes it worse is that a Democrat is on the WH!--pushing this!  speppin   Sep-27-10 04:07 PM   #50 
  - If we disallowed for profit companies from charter schools would you support them?  dkf   Sep-27-10 03:11 PM   #46 
  - i have no opinion on longer school year...I will oppose him on school privatization  ibegurpard   Sep-27-10 07:19 PM   #55 
  - Very very unpopular position. And this position will only become more and more unpopular.  w4rma   Sep-27-10 07:24 PM   #56 
  - Bullshit Charter Schools--  cyr330   Sep-27-10 07:44 PM   #59 
  - This will not go over well  krawhitham   Sep-27-10 07:48 PM   #60 
  - stop spending scads on the military then, invest in people nt  mix   Sep-27-10 08:09 PM   #64 
  - How about not passing kids who don't learn a subject?  LittleBlue   Sep-28-10 12:57 AM   #70 
     - k...let's get principals who will back up the teachers and hold the line  ibegurpard   Sep-28-10 01:05 AM   #71 
     - Or maybe blame should be put on the teacher or admin for passing them knowing they are failing.  vaberella   Sep-28-10 01:22 AM   #73 

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