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Obama, Holder Stand In Louisiana Schoolhouse Door [poor kids trapped in bad schools]
Investor's Business Daily ^ | August 30, 2013

Posted on 09/02/2013 7:14:55 PM PDT by grundle

The Justice Department has asked a federal court to stop 34 school districts in Louisiana from handing out private-school vouchers so kids can escape failing public schools, just like the president's daughters.

Passed in 2012, the program guarantees a voucher to students from families with incomes below 250% of poverty and who attend schools graded "C" or below.

DOJ's argument is that many of the schools affected remain under desegregation orders imposed 50 years ago and that, essentially, letting poor blacks leave these schools for better ones upsets the politically correct racial balance DOJ wants to achieve.

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TOPICS: Miscellaneous; US: Louisiana
KEYWORDS: education; ericholder; louisiana; obama; vouchers

1 posted on 09/02/2013 7:14:55 PM PDT by grundle
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To: grundle

With obama and the democrats:

A choice between the teacher’s union and the children.

The children lose.


2 posted on 09/02/2013 7:17:05 PM PDT by 2banana (My common ground with terrorists - they want to die for islam and we want to kill them)
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To: grundle

Powerful headline there...


3 posted on 09/02/2013 7:19:18 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (This post coming to you today from behind the Camelskin Curtain. Not the Iron or Bamboo Curtain...)
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To: grundle

Bill Cunningham spent some time on this issue. This school voucher program was proving very successful, people liked it, and gave them real choices. And now the holder crew is quashing it because it prevents the circle jerk of federal money going back into failing public schools.


4 posted on 09/02/2013 7:19:57 PM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: grundle
And Obama's whelps go to school where?

Not in D.C. Public Schools, to be sure. Sidwell Friends School - the same place Clinton's daughter attended.



America demands Justice for the Fallen of Benghazi!

Genuflectimus non ad principem sed ad Principem Pacis!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

5 posted on 09/02/2013 7:21:23 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: grundle

letting poor blacks leave these schools for better ones upsets the politically correct racial balance


Translation: political correctness > actually helping students


6 posted on 09/02/2013 7:21:33 PM PDT by Personal Responsibility (Government: Slimy used car salesmen writing laws forcing you to buy their cars)
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To: grundle

well, I realize that local schools are none of the fed govt’s business,
but

if O is concerned about some local school in Louisiana, fine and dandy...

he can divert the costs of blowing up Syria ... to that parish in La.......for their allegedly-crappy schools.

As things go, that will be a far better outcome.

(or he can use the damn*d bombs to get rid of the dangerous Irani nuclear war factories .... if he stalls much longer about doing that, all these conversations may not matter anymore, anyway)


7 posted on 09/02/2013 7:28:03 PM PDT by faithhopecharity (E)
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To: grundle

We know well that these two would far rather be in a bathhouse than in a school.

Except if they could combine the two, of course.


8 posted on 09/02/2013 7:59:10 PM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (Obama: the bearded lady of the Muslim Brotherhood))
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To: grundle
Republican President Dwight Eisenhower opens the doors...

Democrat President Hussein Obama and Eric the Ho locks them.

DOJ's argument is that many of the schools affected remain under desegregation orders imposed 50 years ago and that, essentially, letting poor blacks leave these schools for better ones upsets the politically correct racial balance DOJ wants to achieve. Fifty years and they still don't have it right?

FIFTY?

That ought to be a glaringly obvious "clue" that it is never going to do what everyone claimed.

Never mind the total irony of a black president doing this...

.

9 posted on 09/02/2013 8:03:53 PM PDT by TLI ( ITINERIS IMPENDEO VALHALLA)
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To: grundle

Gotta keep the kids stupid so they can become socialist democrats to fuel big government....or am I missing something.


10 posted on 09/02/2013 8:25:20 PM PDT by DefeatCorruption
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

Thanks grundle.

Send Your Kid to Private School? You Suck
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3060284/posts

If You Send Your Kid to Private School, You Are a Bad Person
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3060286/posts

If You Send Your Kid to Private School, You Are a Bad Person (LEFTIST BRAINWASHING ALERT)
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3061415/posts


11 posted on 09/02/2013 8:36:02 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (It's no coincidence that some "conservatives" echo the hard left.)
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To: grundle

Libs see things differently. My bet is that they want to prevent poor whites and Hispanics from escaping bad black dominated schools; it wouldn’t be “fair”!


12 posted on 09/03/2013 8:42:03 AM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed &water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW & FOREVER!)
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