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Pat

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Laborers pay your salary - I have certainly spent time in college and am well aware they do not care if you get it or not - but grammar school is a little different. I would teach high school on a college level, but I would be sure a child could read and so simple math in first grade. I will promise you my family is educated way beyond your family and I will say no more. Laborers need to know how to do math and read for sure. I hired an electrician to do some work and paid him 50.00 per hour, I thought that laborer was doing pretty good. I am thru posting with you Pat, if it rains you need to cover your nose or have one of your servants do it, that will be some of those poor people from Benndale. People that have no regard for everyone is something that I can't handle.
Reading comprehension mean anything to you?

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http://www.nbcnews.com/id/52128488

Teacher Arrested in Child Porn Sting
Pat

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The_SCOOP wrote:
http://www.nbcnews.com/id/5212 8488
Teacher Arrested in Child Porn Sting
And your point is......

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There are plenty more examples of teachers not qualified. Trying to blame parents is a copout. There are many reasons Johnny can't read after graduation. Getting back to basics (reading, writing, arithmetic) is the important thing. Adding useless subjects does not help, only tires the student out and discourages them. You got the bond, now lets see if any of it goes to teachers in any way.
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Well said Mr. Scoop.

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I know teaching is an underpaid job and really dangerous too at times. But they chose it, knowing that. I believe each instance should be judged on a case by case basis, not putting the blame on any group regardless.

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Johnny can't read because Billy and Susie can't either public school isn't built to allow Johnny to excel but to make sure Billy and Susie don't fall behind.

Property tax and government funded education are the problem here. Socialism is the problem. Property Tax is a discriminatory tax one that only a select group of folks pay. The school system is used by all folks. The only folks who pay for school system pay property tax but the majority who utilize it nothing.

Want to lessen the tax burden? Remove property tax from the equation discard income tax and every other tax with the exception of sales tax lower it to 5 percent and allow a truly free market in the county. Problem solved. Folks buy more goods and services the county makes more money because folks purchase more and can pay higher salaries improving the rate of return.

Our schools don't need money, or a larger quantity of administrators, they need better accountability and quality administrators.

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johnomoran3 wrote:
Johnny can't read because Billy and Susie can't either public school isn't built to allow Johnny to excel but to make sure Billy and Susie don't fall behind.
Property tax and government funded education are the problem here. Socialism is the problem. Property Tax is a discriminatory tax one that only a select group of folks pay. The school system is used by all folks. The only folks who pay for school system pay property tax but the majority who utilize it nothing.
Want to lessen the tax burden? Remove property tax from the equation discard income tax and every other tax with the exception of sales tax lower it to 5 percent and allow a truly free market in the county. Problem solved. Folks buy more goods and services the county makes more money because folks purchase more and can pay higher salaries improving the rate of return.
Our schools don't need money, or a larger quantity of administrators, they need better accountability and quality administrators.
I agree money is not the answer, and it is an unfair tax on the property holders.
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The_SCOOP wrote:
I know teaching is an underpaid job and really dangerous too at times. But they chose it, knowing that. I believe each instance should be judged on a case by case basis, not putting the blame on any group regardless.
Being a parent is also a choice. Concerning a basic education, I believe a parent should not put the blame on any group regardless. How can a parent blame a school or teachers when the majority of the kids succeed and they had the same school or teachers that their kid had? The variable is the kid, not the school/teachers. Teachers play with the hand they're dealt (from home). The parents should instill desire, motivation, and effort from day one. If a child comes from a family that doesn't believe in those qualities, the odds are stacked against that kid when he/she enters school. Also, a lot of times, parents give up on their kid's succeeding academically before teachers do.

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Then homeschooling is better than public schools.

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Then homeschooling is better than public schools.
I think you are about right Scoop and I would have argued you big time about that a few years ago - if it all falls on the parents then just let them teach their child. Public schools will not exist in 40 years from today. I am seeing more and more home schooled kids doing so well.
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Scoop-You state that parents are there to encourage while teachers are there to be sure the kids learn the material. And, lots of parents didn't take the same subjects taught now to succeed in modern day so they aren't able to even help their kids at home. Then, you say homeschooling is better than public school. You keep contradicting yourself. So, maybe answer this. Let's say 100 kids have the same courses with the same teachers-hypothetical. 40 do great, 40 do average, and 20 fail. Who do you blame for the 20 that failed and why?

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Ironman wrote:
Scoop-You state that parents are there to encourage while teachers are there to be sure the kids learn the material. And, lots of parents didn't take the same subjects taught now to succeed in modern day so they aren't able to even help their kids at home. Then, you say homeschooling is better than public school. You keep contradicting yourself. So, maybe answer this. Let's say 100 kids have the same courses with the same teachers-hypothetical. 40 do great, 40 do average, and 20 fail. Who do you blame for the 20 that failed and why?
Nope, it was YOU who stated that in a way. I merely pointed out what you seem to be referencing by your comments that the parents are to teach as well. Still case by case.

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With the new home school internet programs children can learn from the brightest teachers.
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The_SCOOP wrote:
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Nope, it was YOU who stated that in a way. I merely pointed out what you seem to be referencing by your comments that the parents are to teach as well. Still case by case.
I'd still like to know your answer to the hypothetical question.
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cipsaw wrote:
With the new home school internet programs children can learn from the brightest teachers.
If every child in America is on the internet at home during the day being homeschooled, who supervises them? And, what keeps a kid from watching TV, doing drugs, going hunting, having their girlfriend/boyfriend over, etc. when they are supposed to be learning during the day? I wouldn't even trust "good" teenagers when it comes to that!:) And how would every kid be sure to have a computer or internet access? I think most parents would not even want homeschool for their child (if left alone). If you're saying they should all meet up at a location and have one person per 25-35 students supervise, that's what school is now. If you're saying use the same internet service/teacher in a classroom while being supervised by a teacher/facilitator, I could go for that. I just can't see, in our modern world, how a central location for many, many kids would not be mandatory for schooling of any kind to succeed.

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Ironman wrote:
<quoted text>I just can't see, in our modern world, how a central location for many, many kids would not be mandatory for schooling of any kind to succeed.
I guess it depends on what you consider many. If the government stopped taking 20percent of our income to give our children a substandard education, two or three families could partner to homeschool several children.

Private education almost always has under 15 students per class and that's normally a high number.

Homeschooling I believe is the only way for a parent to insure their child receives an excellent education. Homeschooling however requires personal responsibility which is the price we pay for personal freedoms.

While you cannot rely on every parent to take time with their children to teach them or make them to sit down in front of a computer, those likely would be the same parents who are in trouble for truancy and who's children get away with murder.

Though there are many variables the only thing we can be sure of is that government mandated (sub standard)education and the taxation thereof is not conducive to freedom, personal liberty, or personal responsibility.

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Ironman wrote:
<quoted text>I'd still like to know your answer to the hypothetical question.
When you stop dealing in theories and hypothesis and start using facts and actual studies, then maybe you will get your answer.

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Ironman wrote:
<quoted text>If every child in America is on the internet at home during the day being homeschooled, who supervises them? And, what keeps a kid from watching TV, doing drugs, going hunting, having their girlfriend/boyfriend over, etc. when they are supposed to be learning during the day? I wouldn't even trust "good" teenagers when it comes to that!:) And how would every kid be sure to have a computer or internet access? I think most parents would not even want homeschool for their child (if left alone). If you're saying they should all meet up at a location and have one person per 25-35 students supervise, that's what school is now. If you're saying use the same internet service/teacher in a classroom while being supervised by a teacher/facilitator, I could go for that. I just can't see, in our modern world, how a central location for many, many kids would not be mandatory for schooling of any kind to succeed.
Every school age child in America could be on the internet studying everyday and could have a genius teach them each subject. This would be much cheaper than running public schools and paying teachers. It is coming, the post office is going, movie theatres are going, car dealerships are going - our world will change so much in the next 40 years that it will be unbelieveable. There is a great home schooling program out of Pensacola Florida at this time - I know several people that are using on line programs and doing well. Our public school system has so many problems and is so expensive - but most of all our government does not know what to do with it. We change school programs over and over - what ever happened to the 3 "r's".
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johnomoran3-very good points

scoop-Isn't it you that get accused of reporting false information all the time on this site? I believe this topic may be over your head. Seriously, who doesn't discuss hypotheticals? I've probably forgotten more facts and information from studies that you've ever known. I will no longer attempt to discuss topics with you, as you have proven not to be worthy. Good day.

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