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Old 12-12-2013, 02:25 PM
 
Location: Vegas
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Yeah – Frisco by the bay. The land of leftist harmony and racial tolerance. 77 percent of suspensions for “will defiance” shows up in the San Francisco School District.

Anyone surprised?

Read the article @ Data shows San Francisco's black students suspended at extremely high rates | Center for Public Integrity
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Old 12-12-2013, 03:27 PM
 
Location: Shawnee-on-Delaware, PA
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District data obtained by Public Counsel, the country's largest pro bono legal group, and community organizers in San Francisco show that African-American students represented only 8 percent of the city's public high school kids last school year. Yet 50 percent of high school students suspended for misbehavior labeled "willful defiance” were black.
Only 8 percent? That sounds really low for a major city. I admit I've never been there, but is that really true? Here in the Northeast the whites are now a minority in most major cities.
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Old 12-12-2013, 05:23 PM
 
Location: Victoria TX
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Do you think there should be a quota, requiring that equal numbers of all ethnicities be suspended, regardless of cause?
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Old 12-12-2013, 09:23 PM
 
Location: Brawndo-Thirst-Mutilator-Nation
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Sounds very, very racist to me.......the liberal hipsters should be ashamed, possibly charged criminally!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 12-13-2013, 10:32 AM
 
Location: New York NY
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With something as vague as "willful defiance" -- something I've never heard of before -- teachers and administrators will have a LOT of leeway as to meting out punishments, and no doubt some of them will fall back on their prejudices when making those decisions. It's far better to have the punishment for most infractions, and their consequences, spelled out clearly so that the potential for unequal and questionable punishment would be sharply reduced.
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Old 12-13-2013, 11:53 AM
 
Location: Great State of Texas
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With something as vague as "willful defiance" -- something I've never heard of before -- teachers and administrators will have a LOT of leeway as to meting out punishments, and no doubt some of them will fall back on their prejudices when making those decisions. It's far better to have the punishment for most infractions, and their consequences, spelled out clearly so that the potential for unequal and questionable punishment would be sharply reduced.
Because defiance can take so many different forms.
List what you know and there will always be those "missing".
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Old 12-13-2013, 12:09 PM
 
Location: Shawnee-on-Delaware, PA
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The stat of 8% of the kids getting 50% of the detentions, correlated by race, makes it seem like San Francisco is a racist city, or at least that the public school teachers there are racist.

I just looked up the demographics and indeed only 6.1% of the city's population is African-American while 48.1% is white and 33.3% is Asian.
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Old 12-13-2013, 02:27 PM
 
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The bait is set. Now watch as our troll casts out his line and goes after his unsuspecting victims. Score! The dinner table will be bountiful tonight for the wretch.
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Old 12-13-2013, 05:32 PM
 
Location: Vegas
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The bait is set. Now watch as our troll casts out his line and goes after his unsuspecting victims. Score! The dinner table will be bountiful tonight for the wretch.
Instead of spouting your ignorance, why don't you post FACTS refuting the original post.
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Old 12-13-2013, 08:11 PM
 
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Instead of spouting your ignorance, why don't you post FACTS refuting the original post.
Are you mad? Don't start a thread off using such weasel words if your skin is too thin to be called out on it.

And FYI, this is the Pareto Principle which occurs all around us in the world. No racism or whatever else it was that you were implying.
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