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THIS IS ARE STORY: A Prom Proves Chicago Teachers Could Be As Dumb As Their Kids
Clash Daily ^ | 6/11/14

Posted on 06/11/2014 2:04:44 PM PDT by Impala64ssa

This picture of a prom ticket for a Chicago High School proves that the school has a serious problem. Paul Robeson High School is in the Englewood neighborhood of Chicago and is one of the poorest and most dangerous schools in the city. See below via EAG News:

That image came from veteran investigative reporter Chuck Goudie, who posted this image on his Facebook page.

Some people might enjoy mocking the irony of the gross misuse of vocabulary.

But unless the organizers of the prom festivities planned the wording this way as a joke, there’s nothing funny about the situation.

Paul Robeson High School is located in the Englewood neighborhood on Chicago’s South Side, one of the poorest and most dangerous neighborhoods in the city. The high school also is part of the failing Chicago Public Schools, or CPS, system.

Four out of 10 CPS freshmen do not graduate.

If they do graduate, 91 percent have to take remediation courses in college because they do not know how to do basic math and school work. Just 26 percent of CPS high school students are college-ready, according to the ACT subject matter tests.


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There is 8 million stories in the Naked City, this are one of them. Common Core at work. Will the guys at the prom be wearing their tuxes halfway down their butts? Are they gonna supply the chapperones with bulletproof vests? How fitting that this schoolg is named for Paul Robeson, commie extrodinaire.
1 posted on 06/11/2014 2:04:44 PM PDT by Impala64ssa
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To: Impala64ssa

And who gives a rat’s behind about your story anyhow?


2 posted on 06/11/2014 2:07:26 PM PDT by bicyclerepair (The zombies here elected alcee hastings. TERM LIMITS ... TERM LIMITS)
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To: Impala64ssa
Are standards our lowering. (yes, that was on purpose for satirical reasons, for Obama-voters who can't figure it out).
3 posted on 06/11/2014 2:07:57 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: Impala64ssa

I see the problem. It should read, “This BE Are Story”.


4 posted on 06/11/2014 2:08:40 PM PDT by albie
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To: Impala64ssa

My fingers sometimes type that sort of thing, but when my eyes see what they have written it gets corrected.


5 posted on 06/11/2014 2:08:43 PM PDT by proxy_user
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To: albie

“This Are Story.” Ebonics drops linking verbs entirely.


6 posted on 06/11/2014 2:10:57 PM PDT by Tax-chick (When the truth finally dawns, it dawns in fire!)
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To: Impala64ssa

Ebonics....?????


7 posted on 06/11/2014 2:13:24 PM PDT by njslim (T)
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To: F15Eagle

I wonder if the electronic voting machine in Chicago have a picture of Obama on one side and a Klansman in his hood on the other.


8 posted on 06/11/2014 2:13:50 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: Impala64ssa

Are kids is stoopit.


9 posted on 06/11/2014 2:14:16 PM PDT by clintonh8r (Can Juan Williams possibly be that stupid?)
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To: Impala64ssa

pretty sure i knew the difference between ‘are’ and ‘our’ by the second grade.

teachers need to be fired


10 posted on 06/11/2014 2:14:51 PM PDT by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: Impala64ssa
Paul Robeson High School is located in the Englewood neighborhood on Chicago’s South Side, one of the poorest and most dangerous neighborhoods in the city. The high school also is part of the failing Chicago Public Schools, or CPS, system. Four out of 10 CPS freshmen do not graduate. If they do graduate, 91 percent have to take remediation courses in college because they do not know how to do basic math and school work. Just 26 percent of CPS high school students are college-ready, according to the ACT subject matter tests.

The teachers' union bears no portion of the blame, I'm sure.

Will the guys at the prom be wearing their tuxes halfway down their butts?

"....by the cut of your suit, you went to Oxford or wherever. Naturally you think human beings dress like that. But you wear it with such disdain, my guess is you didn't come from money, and your school friends never let you forget it. Which means that you were at that school by the grace of someone else's charity: hence that chip on your shoulder."
-- Vesper Lynd, Casino Royale

11 posted on 06/11/2014 2:15:34 PM PDT by Alex Murphy ("the defacto Leader of the FR Calvinist Protestant Brigades")
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To: Impala64ssa

Our rhymes with flower, while are rhymes with car. I never understood how people could confuse those.


12 posted on 06/11/2014 2:15:53 PM PDT by Straight Vermonter (Posting from deep behind the Maple Curtain)
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To: Impala64ssa; 444Flyer; Diana in Wisconsin; svcw; Esther Ruth; GiovannaNicoletta; Diogenesis; ...

Well, I think we have a little insight into the genius and critical thinking that brought us Barry.

I’ve spoken with several liberals; I submit they are unteachable. At least the ones I’ve met of late. Well over 95%.


13 posted on 06/11/2014 2:19:31 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

FReepmail

;)


14 posted on 06/11/2014 2:19:54 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: Impala64ssa

It looks like their having a spelling problem.


15 posted on 06/11/2014 2:20:31 PM PDT by Veggie Todd (The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. TJ)
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To: F15Eagle

Fingers skipped over the s in machines. Stupid fingers.


16 posted on 06/11/2014 2:21:11 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

;)

Yeah, my keyboard (hands) has (have) done similar things. None of us knew years ago that all that typing would harm our hands.


17 posted on 06/11/2014 2:22:52 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: Impala64ssa

18 posted on 06/11/2014 2:27:34 PM PDT by red-dawg (<<< click for info on my book.)
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To: albie

Exactly. And it is racist for us to think anything about whether they use “are” or “our”. We just do not understand the language of the ‘hood.


19 posted on 06/11/2014 2:29:55 PM PDT by NEMDF
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To: Impala64ssa
There is 8 million stories in the Naked City

You is a graduate?

20 posted on 06/11/2014 2:33:04 PM PDT by FatherofFive (Islam is evil and must be eradicated)
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To: Impala64ssa
“ Ode to the Spell Checker!”

Eye halve a spelling chequer
It came with my pea sea
It plainly marques four my revue
Miss steaks eye kin knot sea.

Eye strike a key and type a word
And weight four it two say
Weather eye am wrong oar write
It shows me strait a weigh.

As soon as a mist ache is maid
It nose bee fore too long
And eye can put the error rite
Its rare lea ever wrong.

Eye have run this poem threw it
I am shore your pleased two no
Its letter perfect awl the weigh
My chequer tolled me sew.

21 posted on 06/11/2014 2:36:48 PM PDT by FatherofFive (Islam is evil and must be eradicated)
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To: Impala64ssa

I can see the rough draft...Dis be R storei. So, the final draft is a okeydokey improvement.


22 posted on 06/11/2014 2:38:11 PM PDT by crazyhorse691 (Obama is just the symptom of what is destroying the U.S.)
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To: Impala64ssa

Start taking kids aside at graduation at random and giving them a 10 question test straight from their finals. If they fail it, arrest the teacher for fraud and possibly contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

I am dead serious.


23 posted on 06/11/2014 2:39:50 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: Impala64ssa

Nobody cares about grammer any more. Its given little to know priority in the schools and the students could care less. Their just going threw the motions anyway. Its a loosing preposition.


24 posted on 06/11/2014 2:42:16 PM PDT by cdga5for4
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To: Alex Murphy
"The teachers' union bears no portion of the blame, I'm sure. "

Just shows that they're overworked and need a raise.

25 posted on 06/11/2014 2:43:20 PM PDT by blam
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To: Impala64ssa
How fitting that this school is named for Paul Robeson, commie extrodinaire.

Here, Robeson sings a Stalinist anthem:

Song of the Homeland (1942)

26 posted on 06/11/2014 2:44:08 PM PDT by Fiji Hill
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To: Impala64ssa

Too funny.


27 posted on 06/11/2014 2:51:30 PM PDT by Inyo-Mono (NRA)
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To: albie

“I see the problem. It should read, “This BE Are Story”.”

If you want to get technical, this should be “This is be are story”.


28 posted on 06/11/2014 2:52:18 PM PDT by The Antiyuppie ("When small men cast long shadows, then it is very late in the day.")
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To: blam

Obviously, more money is needed for this poor school. Send lots.


29 posted on 06/11/2014 2:53:02 PM PDT by The Antiyuppie ("When small men cast long shadows, then it is very late in the day.")
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To: cdga5for4

“Nobody cares about grammer any more.”

Same goes for spelling.


30 posted on 06/11/2014 2:53:56 PM PDT by The Antiyuppie ("When small men cast long shadows, then it is very late in the day.")
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To: Impala64ssa

“Dis Be Are Story.”

I cant beleeve I be duh furse FReeper what no how too spelt dis.


31 posted on 06/11/2014 2:55:57 PM PDT by BykrBayb (Wagglebee, welcome home we missed you! ~ Þ)
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To: FatherofFive
I ran yore POUM through my check her. It could naught fined inn knee miss steaks.
32 posted on 06/11/2014 2:57:00 PM PDT by Fiji Hill
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To: albie

“this” = “Dis”


33 posted on 06/11/2014 2:59:22 PM PDT by CodeToad (Arm Up! They Are!)
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To: The Antiyuppie; cdga5for4
“Nobody cares about grammer any more.”

Wait until he finds out!!


34 posted on 06/11/2014 3:03:30 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: Impala64ssa

The printer didn’t catch it either.


35 posted on 06/11/2014 3:07:25 PM PDT by informavoracious (Open your eyes, people!)
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To: Impala64ssa

What else would one expect from a school named after a traitorous communist???


36 posted on 06/11/2014 3:11:36 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: albie
I see the problem. It should read, “This BE Are Story”.

You be right, if you axe me.

37 posted on 06/11/2014 3:13:03 PM PDT by GreenHornet
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To: Impala64ssa

My girlfriends’ prom back in ‘74 had “We May Never Pass This Way Again” as the theme. Weren’t no “may” about it in my mind...


38 posted on 06/11/2014 3:21:53 PM PDT by TalBlack (Evil doesn't have a day job.)
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To: albie

“I see the problem. It should read, “This BE Are Story”.”

IIIIIITE!


39 posted on 06/11/2014 3:24:24 PM PDT by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: TalBlack

We May Never Pass This Way Again

hahhh... there is just so much wrong that statement..it’s wrong on just about every level.


40 posted on 06/11/2014 3:30:58 PM PDT by Chuzzlewit
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To: Impala64ssa
I've read the comments. But I've seen the same kind of spelling and grammatical mistakes here on FR. Yet, when someone who cares about the English language as a part of our American heritage dares comment on it, he or she is immediately dubbed a part of the spelling and/or grammar police.

A double standard is a double standard.
41 posted on 06/11/2014 3:36:21 PM PDT by righttackle44 (Take scalps. Leave the bodies as a warning.)
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To: righttackle44

Yep. It’s easy to make mistakes. Sometimes hard to catch. I try to catch my own typos, but don’t see some until a bit later. Just caught a bad copy I made earlier in haste.

You may find this amusing, though.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N4vf8N6GpdM

It’s pretty funny.


42 posted on 06/11/2014 4:02:42 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: TalBlack

Loggins and Messina composition, I think. Right after their 1972 hit Summer Breeze (makes me feel fine!)


43 posted on 06/11/2014 4:20:46 PM PDT by lee martell
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To: albie

Lol!


44 posted on 06/11/2014 6:42:27 PM PDT by SkyPilot
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To: cdga5for4

Seriously, is your post intended to be satire? It is full of grammatical errors!


45 posted on 06/11/2014 9:54:42 PM PDT by IIntense (WH)
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To: FatherofFive

You might have missed the joke, in that whole sentence.


46 posted on 06/12/2014 1:14:39 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: lee martell; TalBlack

~~~Loggins and Messina composition~~~

FWIW, that is Seals and Crofts, not Kenny Loggins and Jim Messina.

As is ‘Summer Breeze’.


47 posted on 06/12/2014 1:19:41 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: clintonh8r

Are chilluns BE stoopit..


48 posted on 06/12/2014 1:25:24 AM PDT by Kozak ("It may be dangerous to be America's enemy, but to be America's friend is fatal" Henry Kissinger)
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To: clintonh8r

Are chilluns BE stoopit..


49 posted on 06/12/2014 1:25:24 AM PDT by Kozak ("It may be dangerous to be America's enemy, but to be America's friend is fatal" Henry Kissinger)
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To: Impala64ssa
I'd like to “axe” the kids if they really did graduate.
50 posted on 06/12/2014 4:32:01 AM PDT by Lockbar (What would Vlad The Impaler do?)
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