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Old 07-04-2008, 11:37 PM
 
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In Depth: America's Best Places To Raise A Family - Forbes.com

Edit: I'm an idiot. I mistyped it "placers."

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Old 07-04-2008, 11:46 PM
 
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Forbes is kind of a crapshoot. They don't have a very solid method behind their madness.

And I kind of disagree with these rankings by principle anyway - since what's best for one person isn't necessarily the best for another (on the contrary, what's best for one person could be the worst for another).
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Old 07-04-2008, 11:51 PM
 
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I think it's mainly based on school systems.
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Old 07-04-2008, 11:54 PM
 
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Yeah, true. But even that is sort of skewed. I mean, the number one factor in determining "good" districts is based on where the money comes from. Not actual performance.
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Old 07-05-2008, 12:05 AM
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I agree with radraja on a ll counts. I hate these "best places" lists. And don't even get me started on the school thing.
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Old 07-05-2008, 12:06 AM
 
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Lol I just figured it would help people out. oops.
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Old 07-05-2008, 12:08 AM
 
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Not your fault. It's all good.
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Old 07-05-2008, 12:17 AM
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Lol I just figured it would help people out. oops.
We are just expressing our opinions. No disrespect to you.
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Old 07-05-2008, 03:30 AM
 
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Alright good. Apparently those counties are the safest, cleanest, and most affordable.
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Old 07-05-2008, 07:37 AM
 
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Johnson County, KS? Yuck. If they had picked Platte County then I would agree.
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