Editorial: A positive grade for integration aid plan

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  • Updated: February 12, 2012 - 5:07 PM

Task force strikes good balance between support, accountability.

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elmore1Feb. 12, 12 6:36 PM

End the program. 108 million will help reduce the deficit.

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norselandcFeb. 12, 12 6:41 PM

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.

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basia2186Feb. 13, 1211:19 AM

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.

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righteeeoooFeb. 13, 12 1:32 PM

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???

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plecksFeb. 13, 12 2:15 PM

End the program and send out the rebate checks to the taxpayers.

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scotallenFeb. 13, 12 2:56 PM

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.

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kinghiberniaFeb. 13, 12 5:11 PM

Wow!!! 108 million dollars. Continue to spend money on programs that have not worked for 47 years!!!! Must be an election year!!!!

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martiankingFeb. 23, 1212:40 AM

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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