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Old 12-10-2010, 03:24 AM
 
Location: Tennessee/Michigan
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More than a third of California's African American public high school students dropped out before graduation day, a startling number and one that's on the rise, according to 2009 data released Tuesday.



Read more: Dropout rate for Calif. black students hits 37%
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Old 12-10-2010, 04:55 PM
 
Location: Great State of Texas
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Well CA is not alone.
Something is fundamentally wrong in America.
It's beyond education but is surely showing up in education.
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Old 12-10-2010, 07:41 PM
 
Location: GOVERNMENT of TRAITORS & NAZIS
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Pretty soon they will catch up with Detroit's 45%-60%....
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Old 01-12-2011, 12:26 PM
 
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I think that is all around America.
I live in Georgia and go to a school that is 40% black ( I am black myself) and alot of the black students drop out by the time graduation comes.
It's sad.
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Old 01-12-2011, 08:04 PM
 
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What is it for Hispanic Students? Worse. And to think they will be a majority of Americans soon. We are in serious trouble!
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Old 01-12-2011, 09:15 PM
 
Location: Los Angeles, Ca
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Anything over 20 or 25% is getting absurd. There's something fundamentally wrong, it is not by chance. Time to start over.
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Old 01-13-2011, 05:34 AM
 
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I read in Canada the average rate of High School Graduation is between 90 and 95%
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Old 01-14-2011, 03:53 PM
 
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We test them to death, add more curriculum and take away electives and drop the PE requirement in H.S. from 4 years to 2 years; make them pay fees to play sports and join clubs; and on top of that implement block schedule where kids go to each class for 2 hours a period---Tues/Thurs odd periods---Wed/Fri even periods...can you find any 15-18 year old that can sit through that mess?
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Old 01-14-2011, 06:55 PM
 
Location: Marion, IA
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Good. Let them go and teach the ones who DO want to learn.
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Old 01-15-2011, 07:01 PM
 
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We test them to death, add more curriculum and take away electives and drop the PE requirement in H.S. from 4 years to 2 years; make them pay fees to play sports and join clubs; and on top of that implement block schedule where kids go to each class for 2 hours a period---Tues/Thurs odd periods---Wed/Fri even periods...can you find any 15-18 year old that can sit through that mess?
Yeah, there are plenty of other kids who can do that. In CA where these statistics came from apparently 67% of blacks can do it.
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