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Christie Proposes Education Changes (incl after-school dinner)
MY9NJ.com ^ | Jan 24, 2014 | Staff

Posted on 01/24/2014 9:55:38 AM PST by C19fan

In Governor Christie’s efforts to solve New Jersey’s education problems, yesterday he visited the Dudley Family School in Camden to discuss some of his plans for school programs in the Garden State.

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One of the big education announcements that he made in Camden is plans for an after-school dinner program for kids in six of the city’s schools. Research has shown that when kids are hungry, that affects not just their academic performance, but also their behavior.

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TOPICS: Politics/Elections; US: New Jersey
KEYWORDS: afterschooldinner; arth; chrischristie; christie; dinner; education; nannystate; publicschools; schools
Christie wants the state will provide all three meals for kids. I do not understand something. One minute I hear about an obesity crisis then the next kids are hungry at school. Which one is it???
1 posted on 01/24/2014 9:55:38 AM PST by C19fan
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To: C19fan

NJ isn’t the first.


2 posted on 01/24/2014 9:56:31 AM PST by USNBandit (sarcasm engaged at all times)
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To: C19fan

More insanity


3 posted on 01/24/2014 9:57:03 AM PST by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: C19fan

Why don’t they just go ahead and take state control of the children? Bunk them up and be done with it.


4 posted on 01/24/2014 9:57:11 AM PST by Phillyred
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To: C19fan

Next: After school government nannies to take care of the kids while parent(s) go to the club and go shopping.


5 posted on 01/24/2014 9:58:06 AM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (Jealousy is when you count someone else's blessings instead of your own.)
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To: Phillyred

Why not? And who needs parents anymore, when we have the State?

Parents can just beget them and forget them.


6 posted on 01/24/2014 10:09:49 AM PST by rightwingintelligentsia (Democrats: The perfect party for the helpless and stupid, and those who would rule over them.)
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To: C19fan
It's not just dinner that he wants to add:

“Life in 2014 is very much different from life 100 years ago and it demands something more for our students. It is time to lengthen both the school day and the school year in New Jersey,” Christie said.

Oh, dear. The governor is really sounding like a Democrat there. Governor, please rethink this idea.

7 posted on 01/24/2014 10:10:24 AM PST by Tired of Taxes
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Anybody besides me ever read ANTHEM by Ayn Rand and see where this is going?


8 posted on 01/24/2014 10:11:24 AM PST by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: C19fan

What it mostly is, is more socialist overreach, big government expansion and intrusion into the family, with food as the bait.

Who will protest the care and feeding of hungry little state owned drones?


9 posted on 01/24/2014 10:12:37 AM PST by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY / Public education is the farm team for more Marxists coming.)
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To: C19fan

In-school meals should be deducted from the parents EBT cards. No need to pay twice for food.


10 posted on 01/24/2014 10:13:55 AM PST by A_Tradition_Continues (formerly known as Politicalwit ...05/28/98 Class of '98)
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To: C19fan

Don’t let this guy kid you. He’s no Republican. He’s an opportunist.

Regardless, if he becomes a Republican candidate, the left will spare no effort to destroy him.


11 posted on 01/24/2014 10:20:13 AM PST by I want the USA back (Media: completely irresponsible traitors. Complicit in the destruction of our country.)
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To: massgopguy
Here'a another novel, this one written by a 15-year-old school student about where it all might be leading: Truancy ;-) (I haven't read it yet, but it looks interesting.)
12 posted on 01/24/2014 10:21:47 AM PST by Tired of Taxes
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To: metmom

Just an FYI.


13 posted on 01/24/2014 10:23:32 AM PST by Tired of Taxes
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To: C19fan
Research has shown that when kids are hungry, that affects not just their academic performance, but also their behavior.

They need research to validate what any parent or teacher already knows??????

Oh, that's right. they're not 'experts".

Sheesh, what morons......

14 posted on 01/24/2014 10:29:46 AM PST by metmom (...fixing our eyes on Jesus, the Author and Perfecter of our faith....)
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To: Tired of Taxes; 2Jedismom; 6amgelsmama; AAABEST; aberaussie; AccountantMom; Aggie Mama; agrace; ...

ANOTHER REASON TO HOMESCHOOL

This ping list is for the “other” articles of interest to homeschoolers about education and public school. This can occasionally be a fairly high volume list. Articles pinged to the Another Reason to Homeschool List will be given the keyword of ARTH. (If I remember. If I forget, please feel free to add it yourself)

The main Homeschool Ping List handles the homeschool-specific articles. I hold both the Homeschool Ping List and the Another Reason to Homeschool Ping list. Please freepmail me to let me know if you would like to be added to or removed from either list, or both.

15 posted on 01/24/2014 10:30:36 AM PST by metmom (...fixing our eyes on Jesus, the Author and Perfecter of our faith....)
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To: C19fan

Kids will NOT be fed properly with just School Breakfast, School Lunch and School Dinner... until such time as government supplies School Cookies-and-Milk-Before-Bed and School Midnight-snack. Only then, will kids be properly nourished.


16 posted on 01/24/2014 10:45:38 AM PST by C210N (When people fear government there is tyranny; when government fears people there is liberty)
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To: C19fan
Christie's letting his personal issues dictate his political focus..again.


17 posted on 01/24/2014 10:46:40 AM PST by MeshugeMikey ("When you meet the unbelievers, strike at their necks..." -- Qur'an 47:4)
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To: C19fan
Let's just get rid of the family altogether, and have the kids live at school.

Too bad we lost such a great presidential candidate...

18 posted on 01/24/2014 10:47:37 AM PST by St_Thomas_Aquinas ( Isaiah 22:22, Matthew 16:19, Revelation 3:7)
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To: C19fan

Dumb question: If the parents refuse to feed the kids, why are they still with the parents?


19 posted on 01/24/2014 10:48:43 AM PST by AppyPappy (Obama: What did I not know and when did I not know it?)
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To: C19fan

More Free Stuff.


20 posted on 01/24/2014 10:54:33 AM PST by kaehurowing
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To: AppyPappy
Dumb question: If the parents refuse to feed the kids, why are they still with the parents?

Here's another one. Why are we giving the parents EBT funds using the number of kids they have as a basis for how much they get if taxpayers are paying to feed the kids from other funds anyway?

21 posted on 01/24/2014 11:00:33 AM PST by Hoffer Rand (If you like your plan, you can keep your plan. *Asterisk.*)
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To: Tired of Taxes
I think He's trying to suck up to the democrats so they'll forget about his bridge gate.
But I've got news for him.
They'll take his cookies and tar and feather him anyway.
22 posted on 01/24/2014 11:00:43 AM PST by Falcon4.0
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The kid’s who are getting the “free” meals parents are almost certainly on food stamps already. Why exactly are the kids needing more free food at school?


23 posted on 01/24/2014 11:02:06 AM PST by dsrtsage (One half of all people have below average IQ. In the US the number is 54%)
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To: C19fan
I do not understand something. One minute I hear about an obesity crisis then the next kids are hungry at school. Which one is it???

Fat kids are always hungry. Their systems have become accustomed to over eating. When they don't get "full" they think they are hungry.

24 posted on 01/24/2014 11:19:19 AM PST by raybbr (I weep over my sons' future in this Godforsaken country.)
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To: C19fan

whatever happened to parents feeding their own children? I had breakfast before I left the house and a brown-bag lunch. Often it was peanut butter and jelly. we couldn’t afford anything fancy!


25 posted on 01/24/2014 11:30:38 AM PST by midnightcat
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To: midnightcat
whatever happened to parents feeding their own children? I had breakfast before I left the house and a brown-bag lunch. Often it was peanut butter and jelly. we couldn’t afford anything fancy!


Sorry, can't use peanut butter. Some kids have allergies... Lunch has to be government approved nowadays.

Remember the girl that had her turkey sandwich and fruit confiscated because it didn't meet the new guidelines for school lunches. They asked her why her mom didn't’ love her and gave her government approved chicken nuggets.

Sometimes I just want to march down to DC and tell them to stay out of my refrigerator.

26 posted on 01/24/2014 11:38:07 AM PST by Idaho_Cowboy (Ride for the Brand. Joshua 24:15)
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To: C19fan
I'm so tired of fat people in the government telling me how to eat and what to feed my kids.

Just like I'm tired of a government that is billions of dollars in the hole telling me how to spend my money.

It's simple: no food advice from fat people and no money advice from broke people.

27 posted on 01/24/2014 11:41:49 AM PST by Idaho_Cowboy (Ride for the Brand. Joshua 24:15)
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To: Phillyred

That is coming soon...

Look for schools to start proposing ‘overnight camps’ once per quarter and growing the idea from there.


28 posted on 01/24/2014 11:43:32 AM PST by EBH ( The Day of the Patriot has arrived.)
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To: C19fan

If two parents are working, both until late hours, and are in low paid occupations, I can live with helping them. But you know that half of them will be layabouts too lazy to care for their kids, and who want their alcohol or pot and smokes more than they want to see their kids fed through the money they remove from our pockets that finds its way to theirs.


29 posted on 01/24/2014 11:43:54 AM PST by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed & water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: Falcon4.0
They'll take his cookies and tar and feather him anyway.

Yep, that's exactly what will happen. When will Republicans learn?

30 posted on 01/24/2014 5:37:02 PM PST by Tired of Taxes
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To: C19fan

Momma be swappin’ the EBT for drugs.
Got no grub for the chillern....


31 posted on 01/24/2014 5:39:19 PM PST by nascarnation (I'm hiring Jack Palladino to investigate Baraq's golf scores.)
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To: C19fan
One of the big education announcements that he made in Camden is plans for an after-school dinner program for kids in six of the city’s schools.

Can you imagine how bad that crap will taste?

32 posted on 01/24/2014 5:44:06 PM PST by Mike Darancette (Do The Math)
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To: C19fan

I thought the late school buses had to be canceled for lack of funds, depriving kids who wanted after-school tutoring from getting it?

Now what? They get dinner and have to hitchhike home?


33 posted on 01/24/2014 5:44:44 PM PST by firebrand
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To: C19fan

I think most of the comments here miss the mark: Perhaps, Christie is doing this because HE is always hungry.

Now, he can swing by any school in Jersey at dinnertime and snag some chow!


34 posted on 01/25/2014 2:20:55 PM PST by man_in_tx (Blowback (Faithfully farting twowards Mecca five times daily).)
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Facilitating neglect. Idiot.


35 posted on 01/25/2014 2:22:37 PM PST by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: massgopguy

No, but I’ suppose I will have to read that too.


36 posted on 01/26/2014 12:35:58 AM PST by cycjec
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