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Exilednight Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-19-10 02:30 PM
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16. He can get away with it because he can afford to keep his kids in the smallest class size possible..
a classroom of 1.
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  -Where Does Bill Gates Get Off Saying Bigger Class Size and Fewer Teachers Is The Education Solution? Better Believe It  Dec-19-10 01:29 PM   #0 
  - Totally off topic; I think it is funny when people who don't understand equities  Statistical   Dec-19-10 01:32 PM   #1 
  - All know is that the latest international comparison showing shanghai outclassing  dkf   Dec-19-10 01:46 PM   #7 
  - compare the time spent by kids there some of them put in  roguevalley   Dec-19-10 02:27 PM   #14 
  - So why don't our kids do that?  dkf   Dec-19-10 03:33 PM   #18 
     - parents have to want it. the parents of these kids sacrifice for their  roguevalley   Dec-20-10 04:15 AM   #31 
     - End cumpolsory secondary education  Nevernose   Dec-20-10 07:14 AM   #34 
  - those classes are cherry picked and only elite students are allowed inthem nt  msongs   Dec-19-10 03:35 PM   #19 
     - Link?  dkf   Dec-19-10 04:04 PM   #21 
  - FWIW, I do believe that Apple has a higher market cap than Microsoft atm.  cemaphonic   Dec-19-10 02:11 PM   #12 
  - Isn't it possible that Scott Thill isn't personally persuaded by  Boojatta   Dec-19-10 03:03 PM   #17 
  - *reaches for her blood pressure meds*  GreenPartyVoter   Dec-19-10 01:32 PM   #2 
  - It comes from a person that has never taught in a real classroom environment.  Rex   Dec-19-10 01:32 PM   #3 
  - +++  Starry Messenger   Dec-19-10 01:38 PM   #4 
  - How many students in his kids' classes?  aquart   Dec-19-10 01:39 PM   #5 
  - Keep in mind that this is coming from a guy who thinks Windows is a secure operating system.  HopeHoops   Dec-19-10 01:44 PM   #6 
  - and that "there is no money in the internet"  FLPanhandle   Dec-19-10 01:46 PM   #8 
     - Oh yeah, and he agreed with the president of IBM that - "no need for multitasking on desktops"  HopeHoops   Dec-19-10 01:50 PM   #10 
  - I only pay attention to  salinen   Dec-19-10 01:48 PM   #9 
  - Being wealthy makes one an expert on all subjects.  QC   Dec-19-10 02:05 PM   #11 
  - Because Microsoft will *fill in* for the teacher's time  Donnachaidh   Dec-19-10 02:17 PM   #13 
  - Where does anyone on Du get off on their theories? He has his opinion and will invest to see if is  stray cat   Dec-19-10 02:27 PM   #15 
  - Especially since we are not billionaires and therefore really smart like Gates.  Better Believe It   Dec-19-10 03:38 PM   #20 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-19-10 04:57 PM   #23 
  - Ah, so we should allow Gates to do what he will with our children,  MadHound   Dec-19-10 05:19 PM   #24 
  - Um, no. He will BUY school boards & adminstrators, whose budgets are under attack,  WinkyDink   Dec-19-10 08:34 PM   #28 
  - He can get away with it because he can afford to keep his kids in the smallest class size possible..  Exilednight   Dec-19-10 02:30 PM   #16 
  - And damn his ass for trying to stop Malaria! Bastard!!!  KansasVoter   Dec-19-10 04:09 PM   #22 
  - Gates lives on another planet  teacher gal   Dec-19-10 05:39 PM   #25 
  - give him another pie please  maryf   Dec-19-10 08:28 PM   #26 
  - Yes!  Starry Messenger   Dec-20-10 07:01 AM   #33 
  - Funny how he doesn't think CHARTER schools should have large class sizes.  WinkyDink   Dec-19-10 08:32 PM   #27 
  - I think he's saying that a student is better off being in a class of 25 with a good teacher  Nye Bevan   Dec-19-10 08:37 PM   #29 
  - His Father is very intelligent!  burrowowl   Dec-19-10 08:43 PM   #30 
  - Mmmmm, tripe!  LooseWilly   Dec-20-10 04:50 AM   #32 
 

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