BaruchYes, that was a hard decision ...Tue Jun 5, 2012 17:4718.104.22.168they mainstreamed at risk kids, the same way they took all the nuts out of the community sanitarium and placed them in safe houses in the community. I am not sure either program has worked as intended .. are the mentally ill and at risk kids really better than they were in 1972? Of course in the old days, all the large immigrant communities got mainstreamed into public schools, that was part of the reason for public schools, to aculturate them. Of course Hispanics are a different breed in a different time. They see themselves as Indians taking their land back from invaders like you and me ;-)
On the other hand, both Democrats and Republicans are well on their way to destroy the public schools ... they both want a 1% literacy for the elite, and the rest of us as illiterate peasants ... that is what the people who pay them, are paying for.
- Here in Broken Arrow, OK sai ram, Tue Jun 5 09:14they spend a large amount getting help for the Hispanic kids in school.....special teachers..etc.....but no other minority gets this treatment....we also have children almost competely comatose... more
- I have to disagree Frashavan, Tue Jun 5 19:58As the parent of children with special needs, I know that integrating them into the regular school makes a big difference in their lives. Eli is desperate to be friends with other, "normal" kids and... more
- Well sai ram, Tue Jun 5 20:47I'll tell you what is disgusting.....to place a handicapped child in with normal children (whatever normal is) and having the normal child making fun of the handicapped child.....children can be very ... more
- Lack of funds for schools ... Baruch, Tue Jun 5 21:36shouldn't be balanced on the backs of those handicapped who can benefit from it. There are ways to teach more cheaply, particularly in college and the upper grades, inertia is preventing the... more
- The problem is sai ram, Tue Jun 5 22:23the Judge who ruled that everyone should be in the school system.....didn't make exceptions for the severely handicapped...one rule fits all....no common sense allowed...so we have some children who... more
- Yes, that was a hard decision ... Baruch, Tue Jun 5 17:47