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Posted on 10/08/2010 2:57:40 PM PDT by 198ml
Over the past few years, I have often complained about a hidebound culture that prevents many newspapers from responding to the challenges of new technology. There is, however, another hidebound American institution that is also finding it difficult to respond to new challenges: our big-city schools.
Today, for example, the United States is home to more than 2,000 dysfunctional high schools. They represent less than 15% of American high schools yet account for about half of our dropouts. When you break this down, you find that these institutions produce 81% of all Native American dropouts, 73% of all African-American dropouts, and 66% of all Hispanic dropouts.
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What can you expect from a government, godless, Prussian-model, socialist-funded , prison-like, price-fixed, cartel, monopoly? Huh? Is a “duh” needed?
Solution: Create a system of schools that are NOT government owned and run, that are God-centered, that are NOT socialist-modeled or funded, are NOT prison-like, and NOT a price-fixed cartel monopoly! ( Hey!..Imagine that!... This is the definition of a private school! )
Admit it. We’d all like to see more teachers with a little bit of Simon Cowell in them.
To have those kind of statistics, you must have the actual names and locations of the schools, right?