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  • Trump promotes positive Trump University success stories

    06/01/2016 4:12:18 PM PDT · by HarleyLady27 · 15 replies
    politico ^ | June 1, 2016 | By Nick Gass
    Donald Trump is turning to testimonials from former customers of his for-profit Trump University on Wednesday, as the presumptive Republican nominee faces renewed political scrutiny and ongoing litigation in separate cases.
  • Detroit Classrooms Are Not Overcrowded

    02/18/2016 12:50:08 PM PST · by MichCapCon · 13 replies
    Michigan Capitol Confidential ^ | 2/12/2016 | Tom Gantert
    The Detroit Public Schools teacher sickouts have received national media attention for the poor conditions in which teachers say they must work. However, the claims of overcrowding in the classrooms appear to be baseless, according to class size information received from the school district under a Freedom of Information Act request. Media reports have parents, teachers and union officials claiming classes of more than 40 students are common. But the average, or mean, classroom size in Detroit Public Schools is 22.45 students, with the median class size at 24. The records cover 11,588 individual classes at the start of the...
  • To Party or Not to Party...

    07/20/2014 10:17:09 AM PDT · by mononymous
    Mononymous1/Wordpress ^ | 7/20/2014 | Mononymous1
    The term “paramountcy of the party” is often touted by totalitarian regimes in which the government and its bureaucrats are solely comprised of members of a single party. The ruling class is comprised entirely of party members, the elites are party members, the military is a wholly owned subsidiary of the party, in every facet of life the favored are members of the party; the party is the state. Whatever other options there are, they are there simply for show and few of the members ever dare to oppose their oppressive regimes. One needs to only look at the history...
  • NPR On Weird College Courses

    03/24/2014 8:21:02 AM PDT · by Academiadotorg · 38 replies
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | March 24, 2014 | Deborah Lambert
    Even National Public Radio (NPR) occasionally realizes that some college courses are straight from la-la land. A recent report from the Protojournalist mentions an unusual offering in the area of Mythology and Folklore at Harvard called Maledicta, which is described as “an academic exploration of ritualized verbal abuse,” according to a report in the Protojournalist. Students taking this class apparently examine “international traditions of vituperation and cursing in their folkloristic, historical and sociological settings.” Not only that, “they learn about practices including Turkish verbal duels, Scottish flyting and African-American “dozens.” Rutgers University also proves it is no slouch in the...
  • In California, Thousands Exposed to Measles

    02/13/2014 8:51:41 PM PST · by CorporateStepsister · 117 replies
    NBC News ^ | February 13 20124 | By JoNel Aleccia
    Thousands of San Francisco Bay Area residents may have been exposed to measles last week when an unvaccinated student at the Unversity of California, Berkeley, attended classes and rode the area's BART transit system. Public health officials in Contra Costa County, outside of San Francisco, said anyone riding BART from Feb. 4 to Feb. 7 during the morning or late evening commutes could have been exposed to the highly contagious respiratory virus. The young man in his 20s lives in the county and was confirmed to have measles on Wednesday. He was likely infected while traveling recently in Asia, health...
  • Uber-overreach! Mandatory state pre-marriage education classes on the horizon

    01/23/2014 7:23:42 AM PST · by T.O.K. · 34 replies ^ | 1-23-2013 | Janeen Capizola
    Put this in your pipe and smoke it Colorado, because you aren’t getting married without first attending state-mandated, premarital education classes – at least if the same voters who legalized weed will now allow in such a big-government proposal. According to the proposed initiative, which will require 86,105 signatures to place the issue on the November ballot, the Denver Post reported, first-time couples wanting to wed would be required to attend 10-hours of “marriage education,” second-time couples 20-hours, and if it’s your third trip down the proverbial aisle . . .
  • Shutdown forces West Point to combine classes

    10/03/2013 2:05:43 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 30 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Oct 3, 2013 4:54 PM EDT | Michael Hill
    Some classes at West Point are being combined or canceled and military faculty members are being forced to fill in for civilian instructors furloughed because of the government shutdown, academy officials said Thursday. The academy furloughed 1,422 civilian employees this week, including 132 faculty members. …
  • NYC Engineer Wants to Help Homeless Man With Software Coding Classes

    08/24/2013 3:52:54 PM PDT · by Innovative · 43 replies
    ABC Yahoo ^ | Aug 23, 2013 | JOANNA STERN
    McConlogue approached Leo, a 36-year man who lives on the streets of lower Manhattan, on Thursday and gave him two options. The first was $100 in cash. The second option on the table was a laptop, three JavaScript books and two months of coding instruction from McConlogue. Soon, McConlogue will deliver him a Samsung Chromebook with 3G connectivity, three JavaScript books, a solar charger for the laptop and something to conceal the laptop in. He will spend an hour before work every morning teaching him the basics of software coding.
  • Smaller classes not at top of Sandoval’s education agenda (Nevada)

    03/24/2013 7:34:35 AM PDT · by redreno · 11 replies
    Las Vegas Sun ^ | 03/24/2013 | By Anjeanette Damon (contact)
    CARSON CITY — Gov. Brian Sandoval has said his administration has two top priorities: education and economic development. When it comes to education, Sandoval has used both the bully pulpit of his office and his budget to call for school choice, ending social promotion, expanding full-day kindergarten and improving funding for programs targeting English-language learners. But Sandoval and his administration have been largely silent on one key issue important to education advocates, school districts and Democrats: reining in class sizes. That’s not to say he’s ignoring it completely.
  • As Country Club Republicans Link Up With The Democratic Ruling Class...

    02/21/2013 4:59:44 PM PST · by Para-Ord.45 · 3 replies ^ | February 0 2013 | Angelo Codevilla
    Modern Republican leaders, with the exception of the Reagan Administration, have been partners in the expansion of government, indeed in the growth of a government-based “ruling class.” They have relished that role despite their voters. Thus these leaders gradually solidified their choice to no longer represent what had been their constituency, but to openly adopt the identity of junior partners in that ruling class. Republican leaders neither parry the insults nor vilify their Democratic counterparts in comparable terms because they do not want to beat the ruling class, but to join it in solving the nation’s problems.... (excerpt)
  • 'Psychology of Lesbian Experience': The top 10 most shocking courses offered on college campuses

    07/27/2012 12:50:43 PM PDT · by oliverdarcy · 10 replies
    Campus Reform has compiled a list of the top ten most shocking courses being offered on college campuses. Here they are:“Cyborgs, Avatars, and Feminists: Gender in the Virtual World” at the University of New Hampshire (Women’s Studies): Utilizing feminist theoretical and critical investigations of gender and techno culture, students explore women's popular and theoretical conceptions of cyberspace. Students explore numerous digital communication systems within cyberspace and examine how and why a diversity of women utilize these systems. This course provides students with the opportunity to investigate the impact that advancements in virtual technology have in the lives of women. “Psychology...
  • M.I.T. Game-Changer: Free Online Education For All

    01/07/2012 3:23:43 PM PST · by Sprite518 · 81 replies
    Forbes ^ | 12/21/2011 | James Marshall Crotty
    For Wall Street Occupiers or other decriers of the “social injustice” of college tuition, here’s a curveball bound to scramble your worldview: a totally free college education regardless of your academic performance or background. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.) will announce on Monday that they intend to launch an online learning initiative called M.I.T.x,which will offer the online teaching of M.I.T. courses free of charge to anyone in the world.
  • Helen Thomas: 'Playmate of the Year'?

    09/15/2011 9:28:16 AM PDT · by cap10mike · 23 replies ^ | September 13, 2011 | Michael Dorstewitz
    Late Thursday, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced that next year’s Playmate of the Year will be former White House press corps member Helen Thomas. The EEOC declared this its latestvictory in a never-ending quest for equality in the workplace. In a related story, shortly after the EEOC announcement, Hugh Hefner, 96, founder of Playboy Enterprises, died of a massive heart attack in his Los Angeles mansion. Uh, just kidding. I’m merely demonstrating that when we take social engineering to its logical conclusion, we get illogical results.
  • "More Pupils Are Learning Online, Fueling Debate on Quality"

    04/07/2011 4:57:56 PM PDT · by sueuprising · 16 replies
    The New York Times ^ | April 5,2011 | Trip Gabriel
    Jack London was the subject in Daterrius Hamilton’s online English 3 course. In a high school classroom packed with computers, he read a brief biography of London with single-paragraph excerpts from the author’s works. But the curriculum did not require him, as it had generations of English students, to wade through a tattered copy of “Call of the Wild” or “To Build a Fire.” ne courses are increasingly common in high schools and middle schools. Is this the best way to teach that age group? Mr. Hamilton, who had failed English 3 in a conventional classroom and was hoping to...
  • Mandatory Arabic Classes Coming To Some Texas Schools; 'Language Of The Future'

    02/08/2011 6:26:27 AM PST · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 117 replies ^ | February 7, 2011 11:03 PM |
    Mandatory Arabic Classes Coming To Mansfield MANSFIELD (CBSDFW.COM) – Some Students at Mansfield ISD schools could soon be learning Arabic as a required language. The school district wants students at select schools to take Arabic language and culture classes as part of a federally funded grant. The Foreign Language Assistance Program (FLAP) grant was awarded to Mansfield ISD last summer by the U.S. Department of Education. As part of the five-year $1.3 Million grant, Arabic classes would be mandatory at Cross Timbers Intermediate School and Kenneth Davis Elementary School. The program would also be optional for students at T. A....
  • Honors class leads to diversity debate

    11/24/2010 4:32:17 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 31 replies · 2+ views
    Chicago Tribune ^ | November 23, 2010 | Diane Rado
    When he scans the faces in his honors science courses at Evanston Township High School, chemistry teacher William Farmer can easily see who's missing: minority kids. "Out of 26, you might have three nonwhite students," he said. One of the most racially mixed high schools in Illinois, Evanston has a mission of embracing diversity and promoting equity and excellence for all students. But its own data show that few minority students make it into the school's most rigorous courses that will best prepare them for college and the future.
  • Obama Orders Dance Classes, Movie Nights, and Bingo for Illegal Detainees

    06/11/2010 8:57:22 AM PDT · by Nachum · 119 replies · 2,253+ views
    american thinker ^ | 6/11/10 | Chris Banescu
    The Houston Chronicle reports that the Obama administration has ordered the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) department to implement multiple modifications to their facilities to make life easier, more comfortable, and pleasant for the hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrants (approximately 400,000) it detains annually. An internal ICE email highlights 28 different changes the organization will have to make to soften the look of its facilities, present a friendlier environment, offer better entertainment, organize fun activities, and provide illegal immigrant detainees with free access to email and phone services, as well as better dining and training classes.
  • Duchess of Yorkski: Just what is Sarah Ferguson doing plugging social climbing classes...?

    03/10/2010 9:49:35 AM PST · by Niuhuru · 10 replies · 615+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | 11:45 AM on 10th March 2010 | Zoe Brennan
    The Duchess of York flicks back her distinctive auburn hair and leans towards the camera. 'The world is changing,' she confides earnestly. 'The future never more uncertain, with an increasing population and a scarcity of national resources.' The words 'Deforestation', 'Terrorism', 'Global Warming', 'Credit Crunch' and 'Famine' flick alarmingly across the screen. 'The demand for well-paid jobs that are spiritually enriching is far outstripping supply,' she continues in Sloaney vowels. 'I want to give my children a chance - the best possible chance.' All rather confusing, given that her children - Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie - are fifth and sixth...
  • Fort’s Arabic immersion classes meet vital need

    11/21/2008 3:51:06 PM PST · by SandRat · 10 replies · 1,045+ views
    FORT HUACHUCA — The first class of a three-year pilot Arabic immersion language program at the Intelligence Center graduated Wednesday, and early Thursday morning the soldier students headed for a Middle Eastern country for an additional month-long in-depth immersion where no English is to be spoken. “You are trailblazers,” Col. Jasey Briley told the soldiers at the graduation ceremony. Arabic language skills will not only be important on the battlefield, but in other roles the Army may find itself in such as peacekeeping operations, the chief of staff for the Intelligence Center and Fort Huachuca told the soldiers. Noting that...
  • Texas SAS to Hold Another Ladies Learn to Shoot Day

    05/07/2008 8:28:04 PM PDT · by basil · 11 replies · 205+ views
    basil | basil5/07/08
    Second Amendment Sisters, Texas chapter, will be holding another Ladies Learn to Shoot Day in the Austin area on May 31. All interested women freepers are invited to join us for a day of fun and learning.You must call the toll free number on the flyer to get on the list of attendees:TX Shoot Flyer
  • Berkeley's Best and Worst

    04/02/2008 10:20:49 AM PDT · by bs9021 · 5 replies · 126+ views
    Campus Report ^ | April 2, 2008 | Malcolm Kline
    Berkeley’s Best and Worst by: Malcolm A. Kline, April 02, 2008 The editors of the California Patriot at Berkeley have performed an invaluable service for undergraduates there by compiling a list of the best and worst classes, in their experience, on campus. The problem is that half of the cream-of-the-crop courses are in Political Science while half of the worst are in history, economics and, yes, business administration. “Even a convincing speaker like the retired Professor Leon Litwack did not make the claims in this class believable,” the editors report of History 7B, “From the Civil War to the Present.”...
  • Graduates unprepared for college academics

    05/23/2007 2:59:55 PM PDT · by george76 · 254 replies · 5,007+ views
    THE GAZETTE ^ | May 21, 2007 | BRIAN NEWSOME
    Remedial classes await. Thousands of Colorado high schoolers are graduating this month with plans to go to college in the fall. Hundreds of them will be academically unprepared when they get there. Those students will take — and pay for — remedial classes that don’t count toward a degree. Educators say the need for remedial work is fueled largely by a lack of communication between high schools and colleges about what’s important to know. They also say high school students need to pay closer attention to class selection and grades, especially in the senior year when many coast toward graduation...
  • Small classes aren't a cure-all (In California)

    03/31/2007 4:12:50 AM PDT · by shrinkermd · 17 replies · 273+ views
    LA Times ^ | 31 March 2007 | Staff
    SANTA ANA SCHOOLS deserve a public spanking if, as alleged, they created phantom classes to pull the wool over state officials' eyes. The idea was to make it look as though there were no more than 20 students per teacher in the primary grades so the schools could receive the full $16 million they were entitled to from the state for reducing class size. As lowdown as such a trick would be, it sheds light on one of the more rigid and expensive regulations governing public education in California. The decade-old class-size reduction program was a poorly planned experiment that...
  • Student Accused In Stabbing School Employees (Upset about lack of black history classes)

    02/03/2007 4:04:09 PM PST · by Rodney Kings Brain · 43 replies · 1,850+ views
    CBS4 News ^ | Feb. 2nd, 2007 | Carey Codd
    (CBS4) COCONUT CREEK Investigators say Kevin Mair, 25, of Plantation walked into his classroom Friday morning at Atlantic Technical Center in Coconut Creek using a cane and wearing the types of headphones used in a gun range. Surveillance tape was released by the police showing the suspect approaching one person and that person doubling over. They say he became agitated and displeased about the lack of black history courses being taught. (February is Black History Month.) The teacher asked Mair to leave and called for staff assistance. Broward school spokesman, Keith Bromery, said the student – who is an adult...
  • School Bible courses sectarian, study finds : Most in Texas not academic as required by law

    09/13/2006 7:59:19 AM PDT · by atlaw · 16 replies · 556+ views
    The Houston Chronicle ^ | 9/13/06 | Lisa Sandberg -- Houston Chronicle Austin Bureau
    AUSTIN - Public school students don't need to go to church on Sunday for a strong dose of religion — in some cases, according to a new study, they merely show up for class. . . . The 76-page report, titled "Reading, Writing and Religion: Teaching the Bible in Texas Public Schools," is one of the most ambitious looks so far at Bible courses that have sprouted in the nation's public high schools. The report was a joint effort by Mark Chancey, a biblical studies professor at Southern Methodist University, and the Education Fund of the Texas Freedom Network, a...
  • Arizona legislators aim to reduce Liberal bias in university classes

    08/22/2006 9:55:15 PM PDT · by SandRat · 13 replies · 578+ views
    The University of Arizona started class Monday amid questions nationwide about whether college professors are too Liberal. This year and again next year Arizona legislators say they'll try to tame what they see as left-leaning professors at state universities. Among the Conservatives' moves: Lawmakers tried, but failed, to pass a bill that would allow college students to refuse assignments they find sexually offensive. Republican representative Russell Pearce wants to introduce an "Academic Bill of Rights" next year aimed at keeping Liberal bias out of classrooms. A law passed last spring requires schools to display the U.S. flag and constitution in...
  • Classes help veterans' memories of war make history

    08/05/2006 8:40:21 PM PDT · by SandRat · 7 replies · 317+ views
    The U.S. Marines rationed him two beers a day. It's a detail Ken Kurkowski remembered about serving in Vietnam. He recalled war protesters spitting on him at the San Francisco airport and barely escaping death when his tank exploded. The veteran poured everything -- the bloodshed, the wild nights, the letters to his girlfriend -- onto 106 pages. Within a year, the Library of Congress will make his memoir a piece of American history. Congress launched the Veterans History Project in 2000. It collects oral and written histories, photos and video interviews from veterans, Red Cross workers, United Service Organizations...
  • Afghan, Coalition Doctors Provide Care to Villagers

    03/30/2006 5:18:13 PM PST · by SandRat · 1 replies · 199+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Staff Sgt. Marti Ribeiro, USAF
    MEHTAR LAM, Afghanistan, March 30, 2006 – Afghan and coalition troops provided medical care to 1,500 people in Laghman and Nuristan provinces in recent operations. Navy Lt. Cmdr. Kimberly M. Kauffman administers deworming medication to a child in Nangaresh, Afghanistan. Kauffman was part of an Afghan and coalition medical team that provided medical care and sanitation classes to men, women and children in seven villages in Laghman and Nuristan provinces March 19-24. Photo by Staff Sgt. Marti D. Ribeiro, USAF   At seven remote villages, men, women and children received treatment for ailments ranging from headaches to heartburn March 19-24....
  • The New Reverse Class Struggle: Although Smaller Sizes Are Touted, Some Say Bigger May Be Beneficial

    02/15/2006 10:08:42 PM PST · by Coleus · 52 replies · 1,030+ views
    Washington Post ^ | 02.14.06 | Jay Mathews
    It was 9:45 a.m. on a Wednesday morning. Jane Reiser's mathematics class in Room 18 was stuffed with sixth- and seventh-graders. There were 32 of them, way above the national class size average of 25. Every seat was filled -- 17 girls, 15 boys, all races, all learning styles. A teacher's nightmare. And yet, despite having so many students, Reiser's class was humming, with everybody paying attention. She held up a few stray socks to introduce a lesson on probabilities with one of those weird questions that interest 11- and 12-year-olds: If you reach into your sock drawer in the...
  • Patriarch proposes Orthodox basics as optional school course (Christianity in the schools!)

    11/27/2005 12:14:18 AM PST · by jb6 · 14 replies · 395+ views
    Itar-Tass) ^ | 23.11.2005
    MOSCOW, November 23 (Itar-Tass) -- Patriarch Alexy II of Moscow and All Russia proposed to introduce the basics of Orthodox culture as a new optional subject in Russian schools. “After 70 years of atheism we cannot and do not raise the question of teaching the Scripture in schools,” the patriarch said in a meeting with the clergy in Moscow on Wednesday. At the same time, he believes that the basics of Orthodox culture could be taught in schools as an optional subject if the children and their parents wish so. This subject “is already taught in the Belgorod and Kursk...

    11/09/2005 11:01:24 AM PST · by beyond the sea · 29 replies · 533+ views ^ | 11/9/05 | unknown
    November 9, 2005 -- WASHINGTON — The White House yesterday began mandatory, hourlong briefings for an estimated 3,000 staffers on ethics and the handling of classified information in response to the indictment of a top official in the CIA leak investigation. Among those attending the first ethics briefing were some assistants to the president with top security clearances, White House spokesman Scott McClellan told reporters. President Bush's top political adviser, Karl Rove, was not among the first group, although he was expected to attend an ethics class later this week.
  • Iraqi Soldiers Enroll in Literacy Classes

    11/04/2005 4:16:48 PM PST · by SandRat · 5 replies · 255+ views
    Defend America News ^ | Nov 4, 2005 | Greg Casaretto
    Iraqi Soldiers Enroll in Literacy Classes More than 780 students enrolled in 21 classes in a programdesigned to increase literacy in the Iraqi Army. By Greg Casaretto Gulf Region North U.S. Army Corps of Engineers SULAYMANIYAH, Iraq, Nov. 4, 2005 — Under the previous Iraqi regime, the school system forced Kurdish people to attend institutes of learning where Arabic was the only language used in class. Many Kurdish children never learned to read and write in their language and typically, they were not successful students because Arabic schools did not offer Arabic as a second language. Consequently, the illiteracy...
  • Military classes are off course [US Air Force, Navy and Marines now teach HS classes in WA]

    07/30/2005 2:33:28 PM PDT · by summer · 20 replies · 857+ views
    ...In the suburbs... the armed forces are welcomed for more than just visits. They're teaching ... classes. Two high schools in Federal Way will debut Air Force courses this fall. Students as young as 14 will wear uniforms, march in drills with decommissioned guns and get schooled in military history, customs and technology. Course materials are mostly created by the Air Force, and the classes taught by retired officers. Costs will be split between the Air Force and the school district. Federal Way is the third King County school district to ask the military to set up shop as part...

    08/16/2002 7:39:49 AM PDT · by Merchant Seaman · 735 replies · 30,137+ views
    Annoyed Reader
    The purpose of's multiple message boards is to limit the topics for each board to particular topics. Posting the same message on all the boards defeats the purpose of multiple-boards for special topics. It is very annoying to see the same message on every bulletin board. PLEASE! DO THE READERS A FAVOR. STOP CROSS-POSTING YOUR MESSAGES!
  • Ties between Hollywood and Teachers? (Vanity)

    05/18/2004 6:12:09 PM PDT · by SpyGuy · 29 replies · 229+ views
    SpyGuy | 18 May 04 | SpyGuy
    Does Hollywood use schools and teachers to pimp movies to young children? I suspect that they do. We already know that companies provide schools with products and supplies in exchange for in-class advertising and promotion. The following is a true story. (Although, in writing this, I have undoubtedly improved upon the grammar of the responses I received from the children.) Yesterday, I was talking to a friend's third-grade daughter about her school curriculum. I asked her what she was studying this week. "The Greeks," she said. I asked further, "Why are you studying the Greeks and what are you learning...
  • Hitting the right mark -Youngsters also learning correct way to handle guns

    03/10/2004 4:27:20 PM PST · by TERMINATTOR · 3 replies · 258+ views
    The Marion Star ^ | March 8, 2004 | DENNY MCPHERSON
    <p>Local youths (from left) Robby Ault, Nick Mayne and Jason Stults prepare to fire away during a Youth Marksmanship Program class held at the Marion County Fish and Game Association clubhouse. Looking on are class instructors Rod Cooper (background, left) and Don Roberts (background, right).</p>
  • Taxpayer-Funded 'Gay' Flirting Classes Begin Tonight

    08/14/2003 6:29:55 AM PDT · by bedolido · 31 replies · 233+ views
    Culture and Family ^ | 08/13/03 | Staff Writer
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides over $600,000 annually in federal funds to the Stop AIDS Project of San Francisco to pay for HIV "prevention" workshops including the flirting classes scheduled for tonight: Title: Flirt, Date, Score Program: STOP AIDS Description: Want to flirt with greater finesse and date with more confidence? Who doesn't? Share your expertise and hear how others are successful in meeting guys and staying safe today. Date: 8/13/2003 Start Time: 7pm End time: 9pm Location: STOP AIDS Main Office Address: 2128 - 15th Street Directions: The STOP AIDS Project Main Office is located on...
  • A Cuban wakes up facing only two problems every day: lunch and dinner

    04/01/2003 11:17:54 PM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 9 replies · 430+ views
    Houston Chronicle ^ | April 2, 2003 | JENALIA MORENO
    Cash from exiles in U.S. lets Cubans live, a little Remittances help undermine U.S. sanctions intended to topple Cuban dictator Fidel Castro. They also help create inequality in Cuba, a communist country Castro tried to design as free of socioeconomic classes. .....But inequality seems to reign on the island, with whites more likely to receive remittance checks than blacks and those of mixed race, even though today blacks and mixed-race persons make up 62 percent of the island's 11 million people, according to the U.S. Department of State. Afro-Cubans tend to be more impoverished, said de Salas-del Valle, an issue...
  • S.F. Chron Impruvs Edukashun

    09/08/2002 11:50:13 AM PDT · by sfwarrior · 16 replies · 293+ views ^ | 09/08/02 | Adam Sparks
    The Chronicle in an editorial today, moans the woeful state of our schools education. In a ground breaking editorial in Sunday's paper. The Chron notes the following; There is an income gap, it claims that middle class neighborhoods score better than poor neighborhoods. It also states that the more years a child is in the public school the larger the disparity in test scores between middle class and poor students. That's a politically correct way of saying, they get dumber. They then to proceed to undercut their entire argument by pointing out that there are major disparities within schools and...