Oct. 2: Elite schools, bike lanes and...

Oct. 2: Elite schools, bike lanes and the election

There are 3 comments on the New York Daily News story from Oct 2, 2012, titled Oct. 2: Elite schools, bike lanes and the election. In it, New York Daily News reports that:

Silver Spring, Md. : Re : The rather obvious solution to the low percentage of African-American students being admitted to the elite public high schools in New York City is for them to raise their test scores on the Specialized High Schools Admissions Test, which is the only criterion used for admission into schools like Stuyvesant, Bronx Science ... (more)

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#1 Oct 2, 2012
Throw the whole Gubmint school system out. It is hideous.

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#2 Oct 2, 2012
We're diluting society when we lower standards for groups.

There are always excuses as to why someone didn't qualify.

Our educational system is a MESS! The only way to solve educational problems in our schools is to ALLOW the LOCAL ENTITY to solve problems, not some numbskull in Washington, DC!

Send educational funds in BLOCK GRANTS to EVERY STATE. Let that state divvy out the funds and let local officials resolve problems.

We, as a nation, have thrown BILLIONS toward education and the results are horrendous!

Allow parents to select schools they wish their children to attend. Give parents a CHOICE!

Let educational funds from Feds, State and Local municipalities to follow each child to a school of their choice: public, private, parochial, charter, virtual...let parents decide!
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Douglasville, GA

#5 Oct 3, 2012
You know in nature it is survival of the fittest for the betterment of the herd. With us in order to placate the blacks seek the lowest common denominator.

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