reply to post by jimmyx
Put them at a DISADVANTAGE How?
The Knowledge of the world is doubles every five years now... So are we going to add 30 days a year and fill these kids with that by 18 anyway?
In 20 years will we quadruple the school week for kids?
Is the real issue life long learning and University training? The number of kids who go to college? What can public school teach by age 18? The
We have been taught the basics all century... up to Calculus in Math English and History and Science...
I had those subjects covered by the age of 8 and spent the next 10 years bored to death... until COLLEGE
What will they do put electron microscopes and Nuclear reactors into PS 123?
HOW ABOUT STUDENT LOAN RELIEF AND GUARANTEE UNIVERSITY IS PAID FOR TO ENCOURAGE KIDS?
WHY DO 50% OF AMERICAN KIDS DROP OUT OF HS?
BECAUSE COLLEGE IS UNAFFORDABLE... AND THEY DON'T SEE IT HAPPENING FOR THEM
Be competitive pay for people to go to COLLEGE where you learn competitive school any moron can pass public school with little effort.
University level engineering however costs 800 a semester just for text books
I guarantee if you take away Summers and time after school LESS kids go on to University because they can NO LONGER SAVE MONEY at Summer Jobs
The man is an Idiot, he only thing they want from this is less time with parents and more time being programmed by the State
What competition? what edge?
Last i checked you couldn't take Organic Chem and Advanced Physics in 3rd grade and the KIDS who CAN handle those classes are there by JR High and
BORED to Death already
What will more public school give people?
More Sanitation workers and Cab drivers that have not only watched Beowolf the Movie but read the book too?