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  •  Now that was a totally different story (0+ / 0-)

    about how sad it was that rich people in the suburbs could not start charter schools to get away from their high performing public schools.

    I don't know what the presentation was like; perhaps it was a very good application for a school that should have been granted. But the story was awful.

    Fry, don't be a hero! It's not covered by our health plan!

    by elfling on Wed Mar 23, 2011 at 08:02:37 PM PDT

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    •  High performing? (0+ / 0-)

      Yep, that's what the parents didn't want. A school where the kids are well enough off that they can be drilled to do extremely well on standardized tests. And that's all.

      I didn't realize this was a different story, though.

      •  One was about the tyranny of (0+ / 0-)

        rich kids being forced to go to a high performing public school, the other was about the tyranny of  poor people being allowed to choose a low performing public school.

        Fry, don't be a hero! It's not covered by our health plan!

        by elfling on Thu Mar 24, 2011 at 09:17:40 AM PDT

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