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Old 06-07-2012, 11:15 AM
 
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...when they go to great lengths to keep their kids out of failing public schools? (e.g. they often homeschool their kids or do everything possible to avoid failing public schools and put their kids in better schools)
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Old 06-07-2012, 11:19 AM
 
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...when they go to great lengths to keep their kids out of failing public schools? (e.g. they often homeschool their kids or do everything possible to avoid failing public schools and put their kids in better schools)
It is not a conservative/progressive thing but something parents who are active in their child's education and want the best when they live in a bad school district thing.

There is equal opportunity as any parent is still free to make the same choices for his/her child.
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Old 06-07-2012, 11:19 AM
 
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There is nothing stopping a liberal from home schooling their child
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Old 06-07-2012, 11:20 AM
 
Location: Dallas, TX
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They are home-schooled... via TV and radio.
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Old 06-07-2012, 11:31 AM
 
Location: Va. Beach
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...when they go to great lengths to keep their kids out of failing public schools? (e.g. they often homeschool their kids or do everything possible to avoid failing public schools and put their kids in better schools)
Who is our current president? Equal opportunity exists.
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Old 06-07-2012, 11:31 AM
 
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It is not a conservative/progressive thing but something parents who are active in their child's education and want the best when they live in a bad school district thing.

There is equal opportunity as any parent is still free to make the same choices for his/her child.

Does a kid who attends a failing public school have the same opportunity as a kid who goes to Hoity Toity Prep?
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Old 06-07-2012, 11:33 AM
 
Location: Dallas, TX
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Who is our current president? Equal opportunity exists.
But according to many of you, he isn't qualified to be. And has no business background.
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Old 06-07-2012, 11:34 AM
 
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...when they go to great lengths to keep their kids out of failing public schools? (e.g. they often homeschool their kids or do everything possible to avoid failing public schools and put their kids in better schools)
I think you have a point here, but not the one you think you have!
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Old 06-07-2012, 11:35 AM
 
Location: Maryland
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Does a kid who attends a failing public school have the same opportunity as a kid who goes to Hoity Toity Prep?
Everyone is free to send their child to a hoity toity prep.
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Old 06-07-2012, 11:37 AM
 
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...when they go to great lengths to keep their kids out of failing public schools? (e.g. they often homeschool their kids or do everything possible to avoid failing public schools and put their kids in better schools)
I thnik all you need to loo at is who has favored those failig public schools and not allowig chocie such as cahrter scholls and vouchers. It was the Obama administratio that shutdwown charter scholos in washington for example.They alog with teachers union are aginst vouchers which wold offfer the most choice and opportunity.In those inner city schools one only has to look a the same oppostion making one wander if it the schools themselves they vote for or the education their children have opportunity for.
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