Help city kids read by grade 3

Help city kids read by grade 3

There are 9 comments on the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle story from Nov 3, 2013, titled Help city kids read by grade 3. In it, Rochester Democrat and Chronicle reports that:

Imagine that you could determine the future of your children by the time they were 3. You would know if they would lead a life of success and self-fulfillment, or if they would live a life in poverty.

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WhitetyWhite

Severn, Canada

#3 Nov 3, 2013
What's wrong with the lazy useless parent(s)? Education starts at home. Then again half the parent(s) probably read at a sixth grade or lower level.
FredMertz

Rochester, NY

#4 Nov 3, 2013
WhitetyWhite wrote:
"Help city kids read by grade 3"
Grade three? Most should have started in kindergarden, 1st grade.
I know, I know.....
Half of them do not make it to Kindergarten. They skip or parents do not send them. You have to attend school to learn.
FredMertz

Rochester, NY

#5 Nov 3, 2013
40 % graduation rate. What do you expect? No need to get educated anyway. The government will support you for life. And the community will give you free food, backpacks, Christmas toys, Thanksgiving meals and free bread and pastries from Wegmans. No need to pay taxes. They pay you to sit home and become a nonproductive member of society.
Ha Ha

Iraq

#7 Nov 3, 2013
maybe the RCSD can buy some "hooked on ebonics" instructional DVDs

FTW Yall

“"Trust no one"”

Since: Jul 13

Drive it, like you stole it

#8 Nov 3, 2013
You can't teach them read English if you don't teach them to speak English. Not whatever pidgin language day be shpeekin in da hood.
a Dumb Yuck face

Farmington, NY

#9 Nov 3, 2013
FTW Yall wrote:
You can't teach them read English if you don't teach them to speak English. Not whatever pidgin language day be shpeekin in da hood.
yuck face can't speak nor read. funny i know many "city kids" that can read and write. why such ignorant generalizations?

FTW Yall

“"Trust no one"”

Since: Jul 13

Drive it, like you stole it

#10 Nov 3, 2013
a Dumb Yuck face wrote:
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yuck face can't speak nor read. funny i know many "city kids" that can read and write. why such ignorant generalizations?
More cannot than can and that is the sad fact.
FredMertz

Rochester, NY

#11 Nov 3, 2013
No hope here. The welfare system has created this mess and it will only get worse. The system has created lazy non productive people that do not give a shit about nutin but what they get for free. Not even the kids are important.

Aunt leaves kids in house age 3 and 4 and they die. She has no regrets about the kids and just wants the food stamps.

http://www.chiefsplanet.com/bb/showthread.php...
Ha Ha

Iraq

#12 Nov 3, 2013
As someone else once posted ... they only have to know enough to fill out a Democratic Party voter registration.

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