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"Head Start" an Abysmal Failure for Kids, a Spectacular Success for Teachers

lamiablk Wrote: May 09, 2012 10:49 AM
“You’re talking about great people who worked with kids for their entire lives with the county and now we’re saying, ‘We can do it cheaper,’?” said Evelio Torres -------------------------- He says that like it's a bad thing. This is why govt shouldn't be involved in any of this. These idiots have never run a business, much less used a budget, and they seem to think that money just flows in from the ether. And there are peope out there who are trying to pay their mortgages and support a family that they have no problem stealing money from thru taxes.
GinLA Wrote: May 09, 2012 11:00 AM
Amen! I wouldn't let government near my children so that they can indoctrinate, sexualize, and demoralize them for 14+ years.

Head Start, a preschool program for low-income kids has been a spectacular success, not for kids, but for teachers and teachers' unions.

Please consider Miami-Dade County seeks to unload Head Start program, salaries

For more than four decades, Miami-Dade County officials have managed Head Start, the storied preschool program for children from low-income families. But the county now wants out — and “generous” salaries are partly to blame.

On average, Miami-Dade paid its Head Start teachers $76,860 in salary and fringe benefits in 2011, county records show. That’s about 90 percent higher than the second highest-paying Head Start provider in...

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