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Old September 25th, 2016, 06:49 PM   #21
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If there was a most pragmatic poster award you would win
"pragmatic" always sounds negative to me for some strange reason
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"pragmatic" always sounds negative to me for some strange reason
Go write it in on the blackboard 200 times in Clara's classroom until your attitude changes Mr.

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Personally, I would completely privatize education and have schools compete with each other. The free market would create much better schools, at cheaper than the government schools. See how much tuition is at an average private school versus how much per pupil the government school spends per student.

The money saved from taxation for the public schools would mean that everyone would be able to afford a school for their children can go to. The schools can also kick out undesirable students who cause violence and real trouble in the school.

Graduating high school would be basically be able to pass a skills test to a satisfactory score. SAT or ACT would be sufficient.

Also, encourage trade schools. Trade schools are now seen as a place for losers who could not get into four year colleges. Well, electricians, mechanics, welders and especially plumbers make good to great money. A liberal arts degree can lead to someone working at Starbucks and eventually not using the degree they spent so much money on. Job training should begin in high school. Most "walking around" knowledge is learned by the eighth grade. Mr. Asscrack the Plumber is making $70k a year in middle America while many college graduates are asking if someone wants a cinnamon bun with their expensive coffee.
That ought to drop the US even lower in the statics of national happiness and well-being. For a wealthy nation we are too low in the statics.

Your thinking is equal to believing inability to access health care and have decent housing is social justice and not really a problem.
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Old September 25th, 2016, 07:28 PM   #24
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It was the title of the article.

Click the link and read the rest of it if you like.

There are thousands of different ways to take the topic.

How does the title of the article make the logic of it any better?
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Your reply can only appeal to emotion because there are words that express reason.
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How does the title of the article make the logic of it any better?
well, did you read the article?
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"pragmatic" always sounds negative to me for some strange reason
When I see the word pragmatic I think practical, e.g. practical nurse Donna, Fred Sanford's girlfriend who was practical.
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The math does not support that. Thirteen percent of students receive some type of special education according to the Department of Education. Those that assist these students are teachers, not non-teaching administrative staff.

Even if these thirteen percent were serviced by non-teaching administration staff, the math does not equate to seven administrators for every .26 students.
It's so childish, playing the false dichotomy blame game. Everything I listed is a factor. You've listed factors too.

The 21st-century false dichotomy blame game is at the heart of the disgust many and I think most Americans have for D vs. R politics and the people whose self-identity in large measure depends on their role in the 21st-century false dichotomy blame game.
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why not?
Typical, answering a question with a question.
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It's so childish, playing the false dichotomy blame game. Everything I listed is a factor. You've listed factors too.

The 21st-century false dichotomy blame game is at the heart of the disgust many and I think most Americans have for D vs. R politics and the people whose self-identity in large measure depends on their role in the 21st-century false dichotomy blame game.
There are few if any independents anymore and only two camps to choose from but both camps hate each other's guts. What should the sane and rational person do?
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