Re: Consider reading...
Just more excuses.On 6/10/08, Ali wrote:
> ESL's not the only problem. Poverty and lack of parental
> education as well as the way schools are funded add extensively
> to the difficulties American educators face.
> If you want to read up on our national education system, you
> should look into Jonathon Kozol's Savage Inequalities and Shame
> of the Nation.
> 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.