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naked cap: More Evidence School Choice Hurts Student Performance.

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All of this sounds just so sensible until you take into consideration that individuals don’t pay for public education; the taxpayers do. And the choices parents make about their children’s education don’t just affect their children; they have an impact on the whole community.

Concerned friends tutor their own children, if they discover deficits. Or hire tutors. Where is this 'solution' ever mentioned?  I went to public school. I had some great teachers. And some dreadful ones. Tutelage made up the difference. Mentors are better, but it is a significant time- and responsibility-investment few will accept.

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sdevore
37 days ago
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Educatonal choice is not always an open choice and the impacts are profound on the kids that are 'left' behind. Undermining democratic ideals seems to be the goal here in AZ...
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Republicans buy massive tax cuts for the rich with the suffering and death of te...

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Republicans buy massive tax cuts for the rich with the suffering and death of tens of thousands of not-rich Americans, and then go throw themselves a party.

At what point is hatred the appropriate emotion?

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sdevore
49 days ago
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∞ Evan Nagao at the European Yoyo Championships

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I can barely get a yo-yo to go down and back up. This guy is doing stunts that would have me strangled by my own string. And his choice of music is

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sdevore
68 days ago
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What?
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Listening

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Sure, you could just ask, but this also takes care of the host gift thing.
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sdevore
108 days ago
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Alexa, play some funky music
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JayM
108 days ago
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Hahaha
Atlanta, GA
Covarr
108 days ago
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Alexa, set an alarm for 1 am every day.
Moses Lake, WA
alt_text_bot
108 days ago
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Sure, you could just ask, but this also takes care of the host gift thing.

Pence: 'No One Is Going To Fall Through The Cracks' In New Health Care Law

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Vice President Mike Pence said Wednesday that President Donald Trump sought a health care plan that ensured “no one is going to fall through the cracks,” including Americans who received health care under the Medicaid expansion authorized by Obamacare.

Pence appeared Wednesday on ABC’s “Good Morning America,” where George Stephanopoulos asked him if Trump “can guarantee that everyone who has coverage now won’t lose it" under a new health care law.

“I think the President’s made it clear to Congress that, particularly when it comes to the most vulnerable population, George, the Medicaid population, we don’t want anyone to fall through the cracks,” Pence replied.

“And you heard him mention tax credits last night,” Pence continued. “What the President wants the Congress to do is to create a framework for people to be able to afford coverage. And then lastly, you heard him talk about creating a national marketplace, allowing Americans to buy health insurance across state lines, focusing on lowering the cost of health insurance, rather than mandating that people buy government approved health insurance.”

“Will that guarantee that no one loses coverage?” Stephanopoulos asked again.

“I think the President has made it clear: No one is going to fall through the cracks in this,” Pence said.

Trump himself has used similar language, saying at the Conservative Political Action Conference last week that he wanted a new health care law because “Obamacare covers very few people.”

And GOP lawmakers have acknowledged that the Medicaid expansion authorized by Obamacare has been especially tricky to navigate during their effort to craft a replacement for the law, given that 32 states took advantage of federal funds to expand coverage, including Washington, D.C. That number includes many conservative states.

Watch the interview below via ABC News:

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sdevore
113 days ago
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My guess is that these folks define 'people' the same way that the framers of original constitution did.
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Definitely not lazy

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sdevore
113 days ago
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been there
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Cthulhux
113 days ago
Every day.
gyaresu
112 days ago
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