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UW-Madison policy calls on professors to distribute grades based on race
Campus Reform ^ | on July 21, 2014 at 2:55 PM EDT | Katherine Timpf

Posted on 07/21/2014 9:48:15 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine

Political correctness has now reached an entirely new stratosphere: The University of Wisconsin-Madison believes grades should be apportioned based on race:

Campus Reform reports:

The policy, named the “Framework for Diversity and Inclusive Excellence,” calls for “proportional participation of historically underrepresented racial-ethnic groups at all levels of an institution, including high-status special programs, high-demand majors, and in the distribution of grades.”

Huh? UWM professor W. Lee Hansen wrote about his concerns with the ridiculous politically correct policy late last week:

“Professors, instead of just awarding the grade that each student earns, would apparently have to adjust them so that academically weaker, ‘historically underrepresented racial/ethnic’ students perform at the same level and receive the same grades as academically stronger students.”

The good professor also took the university to task over how students of one race could prohibit students of other races from selecting their major:

“Suppose there were a surge of interest in a high demand field such as computer science. Under the ‘equity’ policy, it seems that some of those who want to study this field would be told that they’ll have to choose another major because computer science already has “enough” students from their ‘difference’ group.”

As the famous Austrian economist F.A. Hayek said: “There is all the difference in the world between treating people equally and attempting to make them equal.”


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KEYWORDS: grades; redistribution; university
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1 posted on 07/21/2014 9:48:15 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Why do jokes about leftists come true?


2 posted on 07/21/2014 9:49:09 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

This is from The Onion, right? RIGHT?????


3 posted on 07/21/2014 9:49:24 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: Jack Hydrazine

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3h8O7V-WxWQ


4 posted on 07/21/2014 9:49:48 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

At this rate, a Degree from the University of Phoenix will be more prestigious than one from UW-Madison.


5 posted on 07/21/2014 9:55:21 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Wouldn’t that be profiling?

Which is against the law!


6 posted on 07/21/2014 9:55:52 PM PDT by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: GeronL
Bingo! It is because they are mental cases; everything they imagine, everything they work for, eventually comes true. They have one admirable quality: they never stop pursuing the values that guarantee their downfall.
7 posted on 07/21/2014 9:59:50 PM PDT by Fungi
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Most diplomas don’t mean a whole lot anymore. This should just about do it for the need to have one. Another commie lib “Everybody Gets A Trophy” farce.


8 posted on 07/21/2014 10:00:08 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The future must not belong to those who slander bacon.)
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To: GeronL

It all started as a joke, you are correct.

Petition to Redistribute GPA’s
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_p8DFUnYtPo
(no takers for the idea.)

Petition to Redistribute GPA Scores
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lOyaJ2UI7Ss
(no takers here either.)

Share the Grades, Redistribute Grades
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-0ObvmO9hQo
(Professor Ivory Towers explains new grading system, while reveling in Obama mania along the way.)

Hillsdale College Wins 2013 GPA Redistribution Video Contest
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T29ouYzwVws

Occupy: The Honor Roll
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TQYMZ36EOZY


9 posted on 07/21/2014 10:00:48 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

The good news about this is that the colleges that do not go along with this nonsense will prosper.

But that is a rather small beer considering the damage this type of thing does


10 posted on 07/21/2014 10:06:13 PM PDT by Fai Mao (Genius at Large)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Alright.
You people in Wisconsin have proven you have a warped sense of humor.
I won’t make any more grassfed jokes that are udderly milked at this point in an attempt to butter you up.
But puhleeze tell me you wouldn’t hire somebody like this even in MADison.
Really. You....you...actually did hire him?
And this isn’t a misquote?
REALLY?


11 posted on 07/21/2014 10:06:17 PM PDT by jim999
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To: Jack Hydrazine
Wow, that would be the dream-come-true system for Mayor DiBlahblah of NYC. His current project is destroying the last handful of high schools with seriously dedicated students, those elite schools students need to pass entrance exams to attend. Seems the vast majority of the kids at these schools are Asians, not necessarily from affluent backgrounds. Just serious about learning.

And that simply WON'T DO to this Communist POS. He is adamant that the entrance exams be dumbed down so that more blacks can pass them and then go in to ruin the scholarly atmosphere which made the school valuable in the first place. I have personally seen this over and over again. Once fabulous high schools, after an influx of ghetto blacks enters the school because they ruined their own neighborhood school and it was closed, have gone straight downhill until they were barely still better than the school the ghetto blacks ruined. It's enough to make you cry. Where can students who WANT to learn go, where the classes won't be disrupted by idiots who simply attend class to amuse themselves by ruining it for everyone else? Only private schools?

12 posted on 07/21/2014 10:08:17 PM PDT by EinNYC
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Satire? Please tell me this is a hoax. If not, we are doomed. No society can survive such idiocy as this.


13 posted on 07/21/2014 10:15:07 PM PDT by ThunderSleeps (Stop obarma now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: jim999

My apologies for the previous post. I referred to the collective wisdom of the implementers of this policy in the male singular.
It’s obvious nobody in this cartel is concerned about being male or considers themselves singular.
You are all part of the Borg collective.
(Sounds Swedish doesn’t it.)
Sorry to have bothered you.
Go back to contemplating the sounds of your digestive system.


14 posted on 07/21/2014 10:15:28 PM PDT by jim999
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Can’t wait for taxes to be apportioned based on race!


15 posted on 07/21/2014 10:16:07 PM PDT by Lockbox
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To: ThunderSleeps

I wish, but no matter how absurd the idea they take it and run with it.


16 posted on 07/21/2014 10:16:16 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: ThunderSleeps

No, Jack.
You need to change your name to Thorazine.


17 posted on 07/21/2014 10:16:37 PM PDT by jim999
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To: Lockbox

Don’t give them any ideas!


18 posted on 07/21/2014 10:17:12 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Affirmative Action policy is so messed up. If you want to improve minority performance, you have to do it from the ground up, by improving primary school education. Why not build real improvement rather than just awarding someone extra points because of their skin color and calling it improvement. I know it will mean putting extra resources and tightening up standards in inner city schools, but the level of stupidity in this country is a national security concern, IMHO.


19 posted on 07/21/2014 10:23:11 PM PDT by Unam Sanctam
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To: Army Air Corps

That ship has already sailed.


20 posted on 07/21/2014 10:27:11 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out for himself.)
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To: Unam Sanctam

Did you see this headline?

Public university unfairly raising grades of black students, say three former faculty members
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3038008/posts
1JUL2013


21 posted on 07/21/2014 10:27:43 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: Unam Sanctam

Students Sign Petition To ‘Redistribute’ GPAs
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2876183/posts
24APR2012

“Apparently, many students don’t like the idea of redistribution - but, only when it applies to their grades. Redistribution of their GPAs (grade point averages) to poorer students, they say, is unfair. But, those with lower grades don’t seem to mind benefiting from the hard work of their “greedy” high-achieving classmates.”


22 posted on 07/21/2014 10:29:21 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: Unam Sanctam

You got that right.
The Department of Defense is concerned too.
There are a large percentage of draft age people who are physically unqualified, but there are more that are mentally/emotionally unfit.
You always thought that bit on the Viagra commercial about being healthy enough for sex was superfluous, right?


23 posted on 07/21/2014 10:30:35 PM PDT by jim999
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>> The University of Wisconsin-Madison believes grades should be apportioned based on race:

Racist, idiotic, and a blight to the graduate’s résumé.

I can’t help but feel Leftism is struggling for relevance, and will before long implode — notwithstanding the damage it’s caused.


24 posted on 07/21/2014 10:31:49 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

What? you thought Soetoro was an isolated incident? How do you think Holder got there?


25 posted on 07/21/2014 10:33:04 PM PDT by jim999
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To: jim999

LOL!

Jack Thorazine...

has a nice ring to it...

But ‘hydrazine’ is more my game because I’d rather be volatile, toxic, and unstable than anti-psychotic, sedative, constipative, and dystonial.


26 posted on 07/21/2014 10:34:35 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

In case anyone hasn’t figured it out, like Rick Perry in Texas, the people are going to have to fix these problems by removing these stupids and replacing them ourselves.

Anybody here want to be Dean?


27 posted on 07/21/2014 10:35:40 PM PDT by UnbelievingScumOnTheOtherSide (HELL, NO! BE UNGOVERNABLE! --- ISLAM DELENDA EST)
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To: jim999

It’s been going on for a long time!


28 posted on 07/21/2014 10:35:53 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

That’s an insult to minorities. You already assume that they are too stupid to get high grades because of skin color. Anyone who applies himself should be able to obtain the grades he wants. Many “minority” students have achieved 4.0 GPAs while working themselves through school. Funny how “diversity” actually harms instead of helps people.


29 posted on 07/21/2014 10:36:57 PM PDT by Politicalkiddo (You cannot protect a child from child abuse by aborting it. Abortion *is* child abuse.)
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To: Politicalkiddo

It’s called tyranny through ‘compassion’!


30 posted on 07/21/2014 10:37:53 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

I should write this college and ask that they issue me a diploma degree because their students get one and I don’t. I’m university-challenged. It’s only fair.


31 posted on 07/21/2014 10:40:05 PM PDT by blueplum
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To: Army Air Corps
U don't remember when Playboy did the study back in the 70s???...lol.....Easiest girls on any campus!.......bar none!...Keep up the good work girls!,,,us guys are rooting for ya!

unfortunately...Uncle Sam sent me a notice before my application cleared.....But it all worked out...*grin*...

32 posted on 07/21/2014 10:42:22 PM PDT by M-cubed
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To: Diana in Wisconsin; Ladysmith

UW Madison ping...


33 posted on 07/21/2014 10:43:34 PM PDT by Thunder90 (All posts soley represent my own opinion.)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

I gotta ask:

Did you choose your name as a play on “Jack Acid”?


34 posted on 07/21/2014 10:45:45 PM PDT by Little Pig
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To: blueplum

You joke now, but...

As others mention, the whole “reapportioning grades” thing was originally just satire too.


35 posted on 07/21/2014 10:47:13 PM PDT by Little Pig
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To: Little Pig

Jack Acid? Ummm...no.

Had to look up that name. Looks like a music band.
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Jack-Acid/47353779054

I’m into rocketry and hydrazine is used quite a bit in the professional rockets.


36 posted on 07/21/2014 10:50:47 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: blueplum

Do you think you could get a degree from the same university for my dog while you are at it?


37 posted on 07/21/2014 10:51:39 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Satire? Don’t see the tag?


38 posted on 07/21/2014 10:52:59 PM PDT by TruthWillWin (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other peoples money.)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Well...That would give new meaning to “the Curve”...

Maybe they should just give everyone degrees in whatever field they like...and just be done with it..


39 posted on 07/21/2014 10:53:24 PM PDT by Cold Heat (Have you reached your breaking point yet? If not now....then when?)
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To: TruthWillWin

AFAIK, it isn’t satire.


40 posted on 07/21/2014 10:53:30 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: Cold Heat

Leveling the playing field between esteemed universities and colleges and diploma mills!


41 posted on 07/21/2014 10:54:36 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

YUP....anything to make it “fair”.


42 posted on 07/21/2014 10:56:53 PM PDT by Cold Heat (Have you reached your breaking point yet? If not now....then when?)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

just another attempt to advance non-whites into positions of authority

if non-whites want to be treated equally, they should denounce this completely. if they do not... they’re just being racist and looking for handouts.


43 posted on 07/21/2014 11:02:44 PM PDT by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Bill Ayers must be thrilled


44 posted on 07/21/2014 11:04:07 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: Jack Hydrazine

No, “Jack Acid” is quite a bit older. It’s a storyline from the old comic “Pogo”.

As quoted by Mole Macaroney: “How about Jack? Jack is Money, Money is power. And Acid, denoting Biting Strength!”

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pogo_(comics)

http://www.featherlessbiped.com/jackacid/


45 posted on 07/21/2014 11:09:02 PM PDT by Little Pig
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To: Little Pig

That comic is a little bit before my time.


46 posted on 07/21/2014 11:12:26 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

So who wants to fly on the first planes designed by “under represented minorities”??? Or how about heart surgery from a doctor from an “under represented minority”???

Minorities ought to fight this tooth and nail. It cheapens their accomplishments when they really do earn it.


47 posted on 07/21/2014 11:13:53 PM PDT by DB
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To: Jack Hydrazine
Univ Wisconsin grads will soon after this implement, enjoy being the least employed college graduates of all time.
48 posted on 07/21/2014 11:14:22 PM PDT by Boiler Plate ("Why be difficult, when with just a little more work, you can be impossible" Mom)
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To: Cold Heat

It would be the Racial Warp...


49 posted on 07/21/2014 11:17:25 PM PDT by DB
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To: Fai Mao
Very simple solution. Applications from UWM grads get used as bird cage liner. No callbacks. The kiss of death until you earn a real degree from an accredited university.
50 posted on 07/21/2014 11:17:53 PM PDT by Myrddin
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