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CaptainBrannigan
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re: Thoughts on Obama's call for Universal pre-school?

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No. Terrible idea



This thread makes me sad. Are you people really this stupid?



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re: Thoughts on Obama's call for Universal pre-school?
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This thread makes me sad. Are you people really this stupid?
How are we stupid?


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re: Thoughts on Obama's call for Universal pre-school?
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How are we stupid?


Because you disagree with him


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beulahland
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re: Thoughts on Obama's call for Universal pre-school?
begin the indoctrination at an early age.

*didnt see prior posts about this but i agree with them.*
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Aristo
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re: Thoughts on Obama's call for Universal pre-school?
How do we pay for it?


beulahland
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re: Thoughts on Obama's call for Universal pre-school?
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how do we pay for it

we borrow from the red chinese like we've been fu$kin doing!
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dominustd
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re: Thoughts on Obama's call for Universal pre-school?
Ah, we have Obamacare and soon Obamadaycare.

Obama just cares. He needs to run "Bo knows" commercials but as "Obama cares" ads. Awesome.


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tigerfoot
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re: Thoughts on Obama's call for Universal pre-school?
well the quicker you can get them away from the meddling parents, the better. So their indoctrination..............errrrrr education can begin


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CITWTT
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re: Thoughts on Obama's call for Universal pre-school?
The person punishing the child is the parent, go talk to them and explain it.


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CaptainBrannigan
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re: Thoughts on Obama's call for Universal pre-school?
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How are we stupid?


Because there is tons of research that shows a strong correlation between pre-K schooling and improved preformance later in academic life. This is regardless of race or socio-economic status.


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re: Thoughts on Obama's call for Universal pre-school?
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Is this something worthy of investment?


Anything that expands the size and reach of FedGov is a worthy investment to our President.

I know that you know this.


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HailHailtoMichigan!
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re: Thoughts on Obama's call for Universal pre-school?
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Because there is tons of research that shows a strong correlation between pre-K schooling and improved preformance later in academic life.
So that justifies forcing me to pay for it?


CaptainBrannigan
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re: Thoughts on Obama's call for Universal pre-school?
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So that justifies forcing me to pay for it?


What does that have to do with the original discussion?


You can ask that about anything.


dominustd
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re: Thoughts on Obama's call for Universal pre-school?
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Because there is tons of research that shows a strong correlation between pre-K schooling and improved preformance later in academic life. This is regardless of race or socio-economic status.


So Obamadaycare is something you support, eh?

"preformance" is a pre-school term?


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HailHailtoMichigan!
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re: Thoughts on Obama's call for Universal pre-school?
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What does that have to do with the original discussion?
Do you know what universal means?


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davesdawgs
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re: Thoughts on Obama's call for Universal pre-school?
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Thoughts on Obama's call for Universal pre-school?


One year earlier for government school indoctrination.


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Ace Midnight
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re: Thoughts on Obama's call for Universal pre-school?
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Because there is tons of research that shows a strong correlation between pre-K schooling and improved preformance later in academic life.


Did mandatory kindergarten improve our standardized test scores or improve our standing, relative to other western nations in math and science? (Of course not.)

Does spending more money per pupil than any other country (by far - and when you did into the statistics, the more we spend - I'm looking at you Chicago and D.C. - the worse the kids do) give us anything in return for our investment? (Of course not.)

What does your research say about that?

All the Pre-K in the world isn't going to fix the defective and/or absent parents these kids have. Until the communities (and parents) take ownership of their kids' education, this is all just whistling past the graveyard.


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Patrick O Rly
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re: Thoughts on Obama's call for Universal pre-school?
Hell no. Kids spend too much time in school as it is to be honest. Children can learn from a young age, but it's sort of counterproductive (imo) of having them around a bunch of other little kids to do so.

But like others have pointed out, it's glorified baby sitting, like most of our public schools.


Patrick O Rly
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re: Thoughts on Obama's call for Universal pre-school?
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Because there is tons of research that shows a strong correlation between pre-K schooling and improved preformance later in academic life. This is regardless of race or socio-economic status.


If this is true, why would you wanna ruin it by making it universal?


olgoi khorkhoi
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re: Thoughts on Obama's call for Universal pre-school?
my two oldest children (9 and 8) spend 1/4 to 1/3 the amount of time in school each day that public school students do. We spend 1/10 of what the govmt spends on the average public school student. Somehow, they know more about more than their peers, have way more free time and enjoy learning.

The secret: They read. A lot. They are provided with good, entertaining, old, classic books and they do the rest. Books written before the concerted effort to dumb everyone down.

It's really simple. It doesn't cost a lot. They enjoy it. These 3 principles are the antithesis of government run "education".
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