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  1. Desertrat 1
    Desertrat 1 November 5, 2018 10:18 am

    My maternal grandfather began teaching school in 1905. My mother was a teaching assistant at the University of Texas and went on to a PhD and professorship there. I recall (vaguely, I admit) discussions back in the WW II era about quality problems in K-12 schooling.

    My own observation, having had a son graduate from a public high school in 1980, is that the more the government has become involved in education, the lower the quality thereof.

    I note that the data appears to show that home-schooled kids are in general better educated from an all-around view and are better socialized due to the absence of gang-banger types around them,

  2. larryarnold
    larryarnold November 5, 2018 12:12 pm

    Sounds like Graffiti Kid learned at the feet of New York’s masters. Except they forgot to tell him about those pesky cameras.

    Sanders, Clinton’s 2016 competitor, is getting old fast;
    Pot: Kettle.

    You know you’re in a good place when you joke, “I’m crazy,” and the other guy says, “Me too.”

    Here in Texas, anyway, Wal-Mart has been all over TV, without mentioning anyone, saying, “We’ll ship it free, and you don’t have to pay a membership fee!

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