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post #24 of Old 11-06-2007
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Hey Rat, tell us how you really feel

I totally agree. Generalizations; but true more often than not. I administer adult education/work programs, and you would not believe (or maybe you would) the number of adults carrying high school diplomas who read & write at a 3rd or 4th grade level. Then we wonder why they're on public assistance (welfare).

And no, it's not all the school's fault. There's plenty to go around: Parents, Media, School Bureaucracy, Students themselves, A Generally Lazy populace, declining work ethic, declining ethics in general, it goes on and on.

Don't Worry, Be Happy, there's always television!

Bardo, very eloquent. If all parents could have the same philosophy there might be more hope....

I got an Old Fat Boat
She's Slow But Handsome
Hard In The Chine, but Soft In The Transom
I Love Her Well, And She Must Love Me
But I think It's Only For My Money
..... Gordon Bok
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