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Obama DOJ Takes Actionů Moves in to Protect Teachers With Unacceptable English Skills
The Gateway Pundit ^ | 9/15/11 | Jim Hoft

Posted on 09/15/2011 7:51:56 PM PDT by Nachum

It’s an Obama World… The Obama Department of Justice moved in this week to protect teachers with unacceptable English skills. Judicial Watch reported:

Public school teachers with unacceptable English pronunciation and grammar are being protected by the Obama Administration, which has forced one state to eliminate a fluency monitoring program created to comply with a 2002 federal education law.

Singling out teachers who can’t speak proper English in American schools—funded by taxpayers, no less—discriminates against Hispanics and others who are not native English speakers, according to the Department of Justice (DOJ). As a result it violates the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the teachers must remain in their current position.

Unbelievable as this may seem, it’s a true story reported this week by Arizona’s largest newspaper. Ironically, the state launched the fluency monitoring program to comply with the bipartisan-backed No Child Left Behind Act, which requires states to create standardized tests that show public school students are reaching proficiency in core subjects like English, math and science.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: action; doj; obama; takes; teachersenglish
Well, I certainly feel safer now.
1 posted on 09/15/2011 7:52:03 PM PDT by Nachum
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

The list, ping

Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list

http://www.nachumlist.com/


2 posted on 09/15/2011 7:53:39 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum
Overwhelm the system.

That's all they do.

3 posted on 09/15/2011 7:54:50 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Palin is coming, and the Tea Party is coming with her.)
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To: Nachum

Protecting the unqualified and incompetent has sort of an Ayn Rand/Hugo Chavez feel to it.

Third World Country Here We Come!


4 posted on 09/15/2011 7:55:18 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Happiness)
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To: Nachum

From personal knowledge of foreign teachers - I wouldn’t worry.

Unless the teacher is a dynamo, the kids will force them out of a job QUICKLY.


5 posted on 09/15/2011 7:57:12 PM PDT by struggle
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To: GeronL
The way to fight back is to pull the rug out from under them.

Work to shut down government schooling in two ways:

** Shut off the money spigot.

** Remove the kids.

Government schools need two things: kids and money. Without the kids and without the money the education industrial complex is out of business!

6 posted on 09/15/2011 7:58:58 PM PDT by wintertime (I am a Constitutional Restorationist!!! Yes!)
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To: Nachum

When I was in high school we had a 23 - year old mademoiselle French teacher from Paris. Vive la France!!


7 posted on 09/15/2011 7:59:56 PM PDT by bunkerhill7
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To: bunkerhill7

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g0XLKcMoXRE


8 posted on 09/15/2011 8:01:04 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

THIS is the most corrupt DOJ that I can remember in my lifetime.


9 posted on 09/15/2011 8:02:50 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Only two things come out of the DemocRAT Party. Fears and Smears.)
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To: Nachum

That’s ok. A lot of the students will graduate without the ability to speak English properly. So, the kids will never notice.


10 posted on 09/15/2011 8:03:04 PM PDT by Sapper26 (Political Refugee From the Obamanation)
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To: Nachum
We've had our War on Poverty and our War on Drugs.

Now the Obama administration has launched a War on Merit.

11 posted on 09/15/2011 8:04:32 PM PDT by okie01 (THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA: Ignorance On Parade)
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To: Nachum

I had two very good teachers with distinct accents. My German spoke several languages and English wasn’t her best. Sometimes she would use German sentence structure to speak. It did help point out the difference.


12 posted on 09/15/2011 8:05:50 PM PDT by ThomasThomas ( Congressmen should wear uniforms like NASCAR drivers, so we can identify their corporate sponsors.)
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To: Nachum

I can remember protesting in front of the administration building at my uni for this very thing! Our professors COULD NOT speak ENGLISH!!!!!!!! That was in 1984!!!!!!!!

You WOULD NOT believe what my algebra class what like! The guy was Japanese with the THICKEST dialect.....EVER!!!!! I and other classmates were looking at each other like “WTF???”

I welcome all nationalities to teach.....but, for gawd’s sake.....LEARN ENGLISH!!!!!!!!


13 posted on 09/15/2011 8:07:17 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Attaaaack Waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaatch!!!!! XD)
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To: struggle
Unless the teacher is a dynamo, the kids will force them out of a job QUICKLY.

Given the circumstances (Arizona), I'd wager that the kids are mostly illegals and even less proficient in English than the teachers. And they couldn't care less...

14 posted on 09/15/2011 8:07:33 PM PDT by okie01 (THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA: Ignorance On Parade)
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To: Nachum

Language Borders Culture - he’s got a good point.


15 posted on 09/15/2011 8:15:41 PM PDT by FlyingEagle
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To: Nachum

If this is true as stated it is bull s#it.


16 posted on 09/15/2011 8:17:26 PM PDT by svcw ( http://www.internetlastpage.com)
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To: Nachum
My biggest problem at my workplace is that I have absolutely no understanding of black people communicating in every day situations. Their speech patterns have very little resemblance to written english. It's a black pidgeon english.

When I stop them and ask them to speak again, they understand that whitey aint wit a clue. Face to face I've kinda figured it out by trial and error based on the machines they run and the most typical failures. But I still have no idea of what they said? I just know that based on their machine, that something isn't working right and that I quickly do an inventory of what's gone wrong.

When they first call on a radio or phone and I have no reference of what they are asking, I just answer with "I'll be right there". I feel bad, but it's the best I can do.

17 posted on 09/15/2011 8:28:11 PM PDT by blackdog (The mystery of government is not how Washington works but how to make it stop)
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To: Nachum
Obama DOJ Takes Action… Moves in to Protect Teachers With Unacceptable English Skills

With Unacceptable Math Skills
With Unacceptable teaching Skills
With Unacceptable geography Skills
With Unacceptable self-discipline Skills
With Unacceptable social Skills
With Unacceptable toilet Skills

(gooniun thug educrats)

18 posted on 09/15/2011 8:28:48 PM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER ( Celebrate Republicans Freed the Slaves Month.)
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To: Nachum

And in fair follow up, the workers I mentioned are very skilled, hard working, dedicated, and capable in the performance of their duties. They outperform general labor of any other region I’ve worked in the past 30 years, which was always white as snowflakes.


19 posted on 09/15/2011 8:42:39 PM PDT by blackdog (The mystery of government is not how Washington works but how to make it stop)
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To: FlyingEagle
Language Borders Culture - he’s got a good point.
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

If, as a parent, you care about Language, Border, and Culture, don't send your kids to government school.

20 posted on 09/15/2011 9:08:47 PM PDT by wintertime (I am a Constitutional Restorationist!!! Yes!)
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To: wintertime

Agreed, I didn’t. The girls went to Sacred Heart, my son to Jesuit high school.


21 posted on 09/15/2011 9:11:16 PM PDT by FlyingEagle
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To: GeronL

Sharpton and Jackson should be outraged!!! Want to make a bet that they are not outraged?

So, our future corporate leaders on the Affirmative Action plan will speak “jive” and “slang”? How nice.


22 posted on 09/15/2011 9:16:44 PM PDT by Mr. Wright (is)
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To: blackdog
I was made to hire minority salespeople. Had to teach them how to talk in business in America. Told them, no more ax me something and you have heard the other jive.

Took me two years, but in this case it worked out. They are wonderful salespersons. Just misguided by their early youth and up bringings.

One problem, one good week-end in the getto for family gatherings, I have to correct thems for a week or two.

23 posted on 09/15/2011 9:27:09 PM PDT by AGreatPer (Obama has NEVER given a speech where he did not lie!!!)
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To: Nachum
Singling out teachers who can’t speak proper English in American schools—funded by taxpayers, no less—discriminates against Hispanics and others who are not native English speakers...

Where did they go to college? Did they go to college?

24 posted on 09/15/2011 9:32:52 PM PDT by Mike Darancette (Psalm 109:8)
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To: Nachum

I remember the days when it was a point of pride and professionalism to learn and speak the English language to the best of your ability especially when it was needed for work tasks and dealing with the public.

And I’m not just talking about immigrants either. Accents are charming and enjoyable to listen to but inability to communicate in a clear concise manner is unacceptable especially when teaching kids. A teacher is supposed to be an example to them.

I saw it start going downhill in the 70’s.


25 posted on 09/15/2011 9:49:24 PM PDT by headstamp 2 (Time to move forward not to the center.)
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To: blackdog

Bill Cosby has much to say on this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kGqlrVmVULc&feature=related


26 posted on 09/15/2011 9:59:41 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: bunkerhill7
When I was in high school we had a 23 - year old mademoiselle French teacher from Paris. Vive la France!!

So did I and she was very pleasing to the eyes. However, most unfortunately she was gay. Que sera sera.

27 posted on 09/15/2011 10:17:59 PM PDT by cpdiii (Deckhand, Roughneck, Mud Man, Geologist, Pilot, Pharmacist. THE CONSTITUTION IS WORTH DYING FOR!)
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To: Nachum

This country is going down the toilet.


28 posted on 09/16/2011 3:20:08 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: Nachum
I've heard that the Teachers who get their jobs back will also get.......
a FREE Gibson Guitar!

(bada-bing, rim-shot!)

29 posted on 09/16/2011 4:14:12 AM PDT by Condor51 (Yo Hoffa, so you want to 'take out conservatives'. Well okay Jr - I'm your Huckleberry)
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To: Nachum
The Obama Department of Justice

They misspelled JustUs.

30 posted on 09/16/2011 4:16:25 AM PDT by savedbygrace (But God.)
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To: savedbygrace
The Obama Department of Justice

The Ministry of Truth

31 posted on 09/16/2011 4:22:38 AM PDT by Rocky (REPEAL IT!)
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To: Nachum

In college we had a Chinese TA and he was impossible to understand. We complained to the professor to no avail, so we just quit going to class. We were still able to pass by using our sorority’s study files ;-)

I guess elementary and high school kids need to go on strike like unions—on “count day” where they determine school enrollment to dole out the bucks.


32 posted on 09/16/2011 4:28:54 AM PDT by GatorGirl (Herman Cain 2012)
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To: struggle

A bunch of Hispanic kids with Hispanic teachers, when none of them is able to speak English correctly?


33 posted on 09/16/2011 4:36:01 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: Nachum

This is a huge problem in the border states and probably elsewhere. You cannot believe how many teachers cannot speak English well enough to communicate their subjects taught.


34 posted on 09/16/2011 6:21:47 AM PDT by texmexis best
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To: Nachum

Chris Matthews thinks we’re the anti-intellectuals?


35 posted on 09/16/2011 8:33:48 AM PDT by GOPJ (126 people were indicted for being terrorists in the last two years. Every one of them was Muslim.)
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To: Nachum

...We don’t need to speak no stinkin’ ingles!!!


36 posted on 09/16/2011 11:26:03 AM PDT by gargoyle (...This looks like a good fight, deal me in...)
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