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Old 01-24-2011, 01:46 PM
 
Location: NoVA
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wow, that is the most disgusting thing I've read on here in a long time.
Which part is disgusting, the act of pointing out the correlation between low income<-->low performance, or the perceived class snobbery that many people attach to said act?

It could be worse, at least this family isn't moving to Anderson or Gary.
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Old 01-24-2011, 02:18 PM
 
Location: Fishers, IN
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wow, that is the most disgusting thing I've read on here in a long time.
Stick around - there's more!
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Old 01-24-2011, 09:19 PM
 
Location: San Diego
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wow, that is the most disgusting thing I've read on here in a long time.
Let's be honest, he has a point. Lower income schools tend to be significantly worse than wealthier or even middle income school districts. Compare Carmel, Plainfield, Avon, or Noblesville to IPS or any of the township schools and tell me you don't see the correlation. This is a sad, but true reality. And to the OP; as far as public schools go, the only great one (as far as I know) anywhere near Muncie is Noblesville, which really isn't very close. It would end up being about a 25-30 mile drive up I-69 depending on where you lived, but would also put you a lot closer to all the amenities Indianapolis has.
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Old 01-25-2011, 06:44 PM
 
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I can't imagine Burris would have the highest suicide rate in the country when it's such a small school. There's only 500 students or so in k-12.

Noblesville is actually pretty high on our list so far, mostly because we know the assistant band director and she speaks highly of it. We're good with up to a 45 min drive, hoping to keep it under an hour if we can.

Thanks for the imput everyone! We'll be heading out there to check out the schools next month.
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Old 01-26-2011, 04:07 AM
 
Location: Central Indiana/Indy metro area
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wow, that is the most disgusting thing I've read on here in a long time.
Why are you "disgusted?" Do you get disgusted when everyone on this forum constantly tells people to avoid most IPS schools? So if I would have said "just avoid IPS and Anderson schools" that would have been OK?

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Let's be honest, he has a point. Lower income schools tend to be significantly worse than wealthier or even middle income school districts. Compare Carmel, Plainfield, Avon, or Noblesville to IPS or any of the township schools and tell me you don't see the correlation. This is a sad, but true reality.
For some reason, folks are "disgusted" because I used the term "lower income schools" instead of "IPS", or "Anderson" in this example. I guess if one just calls out which school districts to avoid, and avoids labeling them as "lower income," that is OK.
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Old 11-11-2011, 10:13 AM
 
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wow, that is the most disgusting thing I've read on here in a long time.
Yeah Truth hurts, don't it?
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