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Republicans Missing Chance on Education Reform

Pat1392 Wrote: Jun 25, 2012 9:19 PM
In some states the bar for Educable Mentally Impaired has dropped below a 70 IQ If a kid tests at a 72 IQ and performs at a 72 IQ --he gets NO HELP which is why he/she cannot complete HS. If there is a 15% difference between the IQ and his/her functioning he gets get LD help.
One area that awareness of the need for freedom from government control has penetrated black attitudes is in education.

The chronic failure of public schools to notably improve dismal test scores and high dropout rates of black children has made it clear to many black citizens of good will that there has got to be a better way.

Polls show black support for school choice. For example, in a poll done last year in New Jersey by the Rutgers-Eagleton Center at Rutgers University, 54 percent of blacks expressed support for school vouchers compared to 36 percent of...