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15. Learning disabilities should be accommodated regardless of ability to pay.
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  -Do you agree with the following statement. MichaelMcGuire  Dec-05-11 11:41 AM   #0 
  - Why is any American entertaining the idea of restricting education?  closeupready   Dec-05-11 11:43 AM   #1 
  - Times are tough.. and it is a waste to expend resources on a dud...  Cid_B   Dec-05-11 06:56 PM   #54 
     - Some underachieving children are abused; some are ill; some are hungry.  closeupready   Dec-05-11 07:51 PM   #55 
        - I have yet to see a system that is foolproof...  Cid_B   Dec-05-11 09:29 PM   #56 
           - "not enough resources"? Raise taxes. Problem solved.  closeupready   Dec-05-11 10:26 PM   #57 
           - Raise em all you like...  Cid_B   Dec-05-11 10:32 PM   #59 
           - I'd like to point out (probably in vain) I was meaning both 1 + 3. Rather than 2  MichaelMcGuire   Dec-05-11 11:33 PM   #61 
              - Ok...  Cid_B   Dec-06-11 06:37 AM   #67 
  - "Yes" -- but basically education should be available to anyone who wants it --  defendandprotect   Dec-05-11 11:45 AM   #2 
  - I think thats what the statement applys  MichaelMcGuire   Dec-05-11 12:03 PM   #12 
     - "ability to learn" could have other meanings and be subject to interpretation ....  defendandprotect   Dec-05-11 12:13 PM   #21 
        - University's set the standards however pretty much everyone can get in, either at college level till  MichaelMcGuire   Dec-05-11 12:31 PM   #26 
           - First, our colleges/universities are being corporatised, ergo standards may change....  defendandprotect   Dec-05-11 01:07 PM   #28 
              - +1000000  csziggy   Dec-05-11 06:55 PM   #53 
                 - K/R -- "Schools should teach how to learn...." --  defendandprotect   Dec-06-11 06:26 AM   #64 
  - Shows how infiltrated DU has become- 45% voting for ability to pay.  Divernan   Dec-05-11 11:46 AM   #3 
  - I was just thinking that.  sabrina 1   Dec-05-11 11:48 AM   #4 
  - I voted no, and I think everyone should have access to education. Guess I'm a freeper, huh?  closeupready   Dec-05-11 11:51 AM   #6 
  - Yep.  Wait Wut   Dec-05-11 02:25 PM   #34 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Dec-05-11 02:28 PM   #37 
  - Wrong.  Wait Wut   Dec-05-11 02:24 PM   #33 
  - That is not how the question is worded.  ZombieHorde   Dec-05-11 06:38 PM   #49 
  - Far too much subtlety to ask of the majority of responders here.  closeupready   Dec-05-11 10:29 PM   #58 
     - Most people would think it's pointless giving anyone free entry to PhD programs  muriel_volestrangler   Dec-06-11 05:46 AM   #62 
        - Yes, I do feel that undergraduate education should be free.  closeupready   Dec-06-11 06:28 AM   #65 
           - But your point seems to be that there should be no test of ability  muriel_volestrangler   Dec-06-11 08:08 AM   #69 
              - In a healthy democratic society as opposed to an aristocratic one like yours,  closeupready   Dec-06-11 08:53 AM   #71 
                 - Why is my society 'aristocratic'?  muriel_volestrangler   Dec-06-11 09:15 AM   #73 
                    - Restricting education is restricting education, period.  closeupready   Dec-06-11 09:25 AM   #75 
                       - A pointless statement  muriel_volestrangler   Dec-06-11 09:39 AM   #77 
                          - I've made my point. Done.  closeupready   Dec-06-11 11:34 AM   #78 
  - Down to 16% with my YES vote. I believe in a meritocracy, not this puke crap.  freshwest   Dec-05-11 06:54 PM   #52 
  - I would change "ability" to "desire".. n/t  Fumesucker   Dec-05-11 11:51 AM   #5 
  - Surely desire can't be independent of ability?  MichaelMcGuire   Dec-05-11 11:55 AM   #8 
  - It's possible to have ability and no desire.. n/t  Fumesucker   Dec-05-11 12:33 PM   #27 
     - True -- also possible to have "desire" to learn and no ability because you don't find  defendandprotect   Dec-05-11 01:30 PM   #29 
     - You do realize that I'm going to be up all night with this conundrum  MichaelMcGuire   Dec-05-11 02:27 PM   #36 
  - I think that's better... eom  JuniperLea   Dec-05-11 02:29 PM   #38 
  - I voted no because your statement is very open-ended...  catabryna   Dec-05-11 11:54 AM   #7 
  - higher  MichaelMcGuire   Dec-05-11 11:57 AM   #10 
     - My vote would still be no because you haven't expounded on  catabryna   Dec-05-11 12:05 PM   #13 
        - Would it have been easier to put 'their' ability to learn?  MichaelMcGuire   Dec-05-11 02:31 PM   #39 
  - what???? like take a test before one is allowed to attend school?  DrDan   Dec-05-11 11:56 AM   #9 
  - It's for further education  MichaelMcGuire   Dec-05-11 11:58 AM   #11 
  - Stupid bullshit positions - un-rec  Ohio Joe   Dec-05-11 12:05 PM   #14 
  - Thats kind of what it says  MichaelMcGuire   Dec-05-11 12:11 PM   #18 
     - No, that is not at all what it says  Ohio Joe   Dec-05-11 12:16 PM   #22 
     - Jesus man  MichaelMcGuire   Dec-05-11 12:25 PM   #25 
     - Your post appears to imply the following: "Either A or B"  LanternWaste   Dec-05-11 12:21 PM   #23 
     - self-delete- stupid thread, not worth it.  closeupready   Dec-05-11 02:41 PM   #41 
  - Learning disabilities should be accommodated regardless of ability to pay.  qb   Dec-05-11 12:06 PM   #15 
  - Ability to pay should not be in the calculation  TheKentuckian   Dec-05-11 12:10 PM   #16 
  - and therefore the other factors, may include, but are not soley, ability to pay  tk2kewl   Dec-06-11 11:45 AM   #80 
     - Huh? If ability to pay should not be part of the puzzle  TheKentuckian   Dec-06-11 02:38 PM   #81 
        - oops... last word was supposed to be learn not pay  tk2kewl   Dec-07-11 03:03 PM   #83 
  - To a certain extent.  mmonk   Dec-05-11 12:11 PM   #17 
  - I wish there was a 'like' button on your post  MichaelMcGuire   Dec-05-11 12:12 PM   #19 
     - .  mmonk   Dec-05-11 05:19 PM   #48 
        - As a disabled student myself, I can understand how hard and that extra mile you need to go  MichaelMcGuire   Dec-05-11 11:29 PM   #60 
  - It is a crying shame that the question even  Newest Reality   Dec-05-11 12:13 PM   #20 
  - Not my intent  MichaelMcGuire   Dec-05-11 12:21 PM   #24 
     - That's somewhat different from what your poll asked ---  defendandprotect   Dec-05-11 01:37 PM   #30 
        - mm  MichaelMcGuire   Dec-05-11 02:43 PM   #42 
           - You're saying that post-graduate work is also free in Scotland?  defendandprotect   Dec-05-11 03:22 PM   #46 
  - No. Access to education should be open period, not based on ability to learn or to pay.  1monster   Dec-05-11 01:58 PM   #31 
  - At first I was sad about the "no" votes  OriginalGeek   Dec-05-11 02:13 PM   #32 
  - You've got the wrong end of the stick buddy due to my bad praising of the statement  MichaelMcGuire   Dec-05-11 02:49 PM   #44 
     - It's OK buddy  OriginalGeek   Dec-06-11 03:18 PM   #82 
  - I have no idea why my recommend vote added up to zero  lunatica   Dec-05-11 02:27 PM   #35 
  - Yeah, I'm not going to miss that anti-recommend function. nt  BlueIris   Dec-05-11 03:00 PM   #45 
     - I am going to miss it very much. nt  ZombieHorde   Dec-05-11 06:40 PM   #50 
  - Should be "desire to learn" - not ability -  lynne   Dec-05-11 02:38 PM   #40 
  - Well put  MichaelMcGuire   Dec-05-11 02:46 PM   #43 
  - Access to education should be free. nt  bemildred   Dec-05-11 04:14 PM   #47 
  - One of them false dichotomy things...  malthaussen   Dec-05-11 06:44 PM   #51 
  - Don't they take a shot at educating everyone in Finland?  eridani   Dec-06-11 06:24 AM   #63 
  - About 63% graduation rate from university in Finland  muriel_volestrangler   Dec-06-11 09:23 AM   #74 
     - Not everyone should or needs to be a university trained worker.  CTyankee   Dec-07-11 04:01 PM   #84 
  - Access to education ... based on attendance (nt)  T S Justly   Dec-06-11 06:35 AM   #66 
  - I voted yes because I think you mean further education -  TBF   Dec-06-11 06:44 AM   #68 
  - No- "access to education" should be based on NOTHING.  stlsaxman   Dec-06-11 08:10 AM   #70 
  - No. Here's why.  LWolf   Dec-06-11 09:15 AM   #72 
  - Which does supporting a graduate tax count as?  Donald Ian Rankin   Dec-06-11 09:27 AM   #76 
  - No.  Rex   Dec-06-11 11:36 AM   #79 
 

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