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Old 12-07-2017, 02:24 PM
 
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Maybe this will get Sacramento's attention. Teachers Union is very powerful.

The lawsuit, filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court on behalf of parents of students at two Los Angeles schools and one Stockton school, alleges that it is an urgent civil rights crisis that California has the three worst-performing schools and 11 of the 26 worst-performing public school districts in the nation for the ability of students to read and write.

Based on California’s testing standards, the suit states that “under-performing schools throughout California have student bodies consistently achieving less than 10 percent, and frequently less than 5 percent, proficiency in core subjects like reading and math.” To put the crisis in perspective, only 8 children out of the 179 students tested at Los Angeles’ La Salle Elementary were found to be proficient by state standards.
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Old 12-07-2017, 02:34 PM
 
Location: SGV
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This is going to get ugly...on several fronts.

*cue ominous music*
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Old 12-07-2017, 02:37 PM
 
Location: Los Angeles
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This is California... they are deaf, dumb and blind here. Ideology and money trumps logic.
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Old 12-07-2017, 02:38 PM
 
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Maybe this will get Sacramento's attention. Teachers Union is very powerful.

The lawsuit, filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court on behalf of parents of students at two Los Angeles schools and one Stockton school, alleges that it is an urgent civil rights crisis that California has the three worst-performing schools and 11 of the 26 worst-performing public school districts in the nation for the ability of students to read and write.

Based on California’s testing standards, the suit states that “under-performing schools throughout California have student bodies consistently achieving less than 10 percent, and frequently less than 5 percent, proficiency in core subjects like reading and math.” To put the crisis in perspective, only 8 children out of the 179 students tested at Los Angeles’ La Salle Elementary were found to be proficient by state standards.
at least they have Baltimore beat.
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Old 12-07-2017, 02:59 PM
 
Location: NE Mississippi
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As a resident of Mississippi, I have to wonder just what the heck is going on in California.
*Their graduation rate is 81.8%, which is 50th. Last place.
*And they have one of the highest homeless rates in the nation.
*One of the best economies.
*Some of the highest tax rates.
*One of the highest unemployment rates (46th).

And yet some of the most advanced industries.
It's a strange place.
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Old 12-07-2017, 03:00 PM
 
Location: Gone
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Maybe this will get Sacramento's attention. Teachers Union is very powerful.

The lawsuit, filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court on behalf of parents of students at two Los Angeles schools and one Stockton school, alleges that it is an urgent civil rights crisis that California has the three worst-performing schools and 11 of the 26 worst-performing public school districts in the nation for the ability of students to read and write.

Based on California’s testing standards, the suit states that “under-performing schools throughout California have student bodies consistently achieving less than 10 percent, and frequently less than 5 percent, proficiency in core subjects like reading and math.” To put the crisis in perspective, only 8 children out of the 179 students tested at Los Angeles’ La Salle Elementary were found to be proficient by state standards.
Good for them, hope it catches on Nation Wide.
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Old 12-07-2017, 03:03 PM
 
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As a resident of Mississippi, I have to wonder just what the heck is going on in California.
*Their graduation rate is 81.8%, which is 50th. Last place.
*And they have one of the highest homeless rates in the nation.
*One of the best economies.
*Some of the highest tax rates.
*One of the highest unemployment rates (46th).

And yet some of the most advanced industries.
It's a strange place.
Ever been here? It's a treat.
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Old 12-07-2017, 03:05 PM
 
Location: Boston
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they need to raise taxes in California big time, these poor kids deserve an education. You shouldn't let them migrate in and not take care of them.
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Old 12-07-2017, 03:06 PM
 
Location: Phoenix, AZ
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Expect for Commifornia to beg thier mortal enemy, Trump for billions more for "education"
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Old 12-07-2017, 03:28 PM
 
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they need to raise taxes in California big time, these poor kids deserve an education. You shouldn't let them migrate in and not take care of them.
Bingo.

If you count "All Sources" of income (federal, state, local, bonds, millages, etc), LA students only get about $30,000 per pupil spent on them...in 2007-2008. This estimate might be misrepresenting the picture as some bonds might not occur every year...nonetheless, California is failing its students.

Clearly, they are not putting enough money in, which may stem from prejudice and bias of California tax payers and politicians against immigrants.

https://object.cato.org/sites/cato.o.../pdf/pa662.pdf

https://calwatchdog.com/2010/08/20/l...k-per-student/
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