You, Rodeo & Get a Life seem very passionate about the facts
(and being "right") about CA teachers/education.
I just hope that you are all putting that same energy/passion
into helping your students to become lifelong learners.
On 6/07/08, Math teacher wrote:
> Your argument falls apart quickly when you look at the facts.
> All state measurements in the listing noted use averages. So
> it is an apples-apples comparison.
> ESL is also not a factor since the lowest states on the list
> are not ESL states. Are the people in Maine speaking French-
> Canadian and that is why they are so low? Is South Carolina
> now considered a border state? Why are Arizona and New Mexico
> so much higher than California? They have large ESL/Spanish
> No, there is no ESL correlation. You are trying to dance
> around the facts.
> California education is in the lower 1/3 of the country.
> On 6/06/08, Goody Goody wrote:
>> CA is #35 according to the site.
>> These are "average" scores.
>> CA did pretty well for a being such large state that is
>> dealing with so many ESL/ELA students.
>> On 6/06/08, Get a life wrote:
>>> For those whiners who want to be politically correct
>>> and "goody goody"
>>> State SAT scores for 2007
>>> Colorado #18
>>> California #36
>>> Not even close.