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Old 08-05-2008, 02:13 PM
 
Location: Stanwood, Washington
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Ugh, read the handbooks from the various school districts mentioned. VERY restrictive to the students...no "long hair" on boys, no earrings on males, no "unnatural" hair colors, so on and so forth...Lubbock schools are SO bad that Tech made its own district. With TAKS scores like West Texas has, you'd think they'd concentrate on something more substantial than guys wearing earrings.
I am glad there are still school districts with parents on the school board who recognize that those are signs of troubled and/or undisciplined children, and require standards (what was that, did I just hear a gasp?), yes, standards, in the kids. Well whatdya know, I am impressed, Texas!

You can teach a kid math after high school; you can't teach them how to be men or wome after they leave the teenage years.
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Old 08-06-2008, 07:58 PM
 
Location: Greenville,SC
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I feel there needs to be higher standard in our schools and I don't have a problem with a dress code. Lubbock is a nice city, but seem's to be a bit isolated.
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Old 08-06-2008, 11:30 PM
 
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It does have a decent airport. Just get a SW Airlines Rewards credit card and hop on if you want a quick getaway.
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