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Task force strikes good balance between support, accountability.
End the program. 108 million will help reduce the deficit.
Good call on the endorsement of AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination)! It is a nationwide, opt-in program focused on eliminating the achievement gap by helping students from under-represented groups succeed in college. I don't know all the merits of AIM, but AVID is a solid program.
End the program. Reduce the deficit. Force the parents of under performing children to attend literacy and english classes full time. Within 2 years the kids would be fine and perhaps the parents would be off of the dole and working.
Always interesting that the liberals plan is always to drag down everyone's educational level rather than improve education overall!!!! . . If you cannot improve the educational levels of a certain group, then the solution is to bring down everyone's level of education to that group. . . . . . That way it levels the playing field for everyone.... . . . . The liberals have been playing this game for 50 years... How well has this worked???
End the program and send out the rebate checks to the taxpayers.
Great suggestions everyone; stop doing what actually works. Brilliant. This task force finally addresses what has not worked and keeps what does. Looks to me like a 10-2 vote (K. Kersten of course, wouldn't vote for anything) means that the recommendations make sense to a lot of people - both democrats and republicans.
Wow!!! 108 million dollars. Continue to spend money on programs that have not worked for 47 years!!!! Must be an election year!!!!
Even better, end the voucher system, home schooling credits, and send the kids back to a real school in the community in which they live, so they can learn to interact with other people and know what its like to be a member of society at large.
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