Are Tests Biased Against Students Who Don't Give A Shit?

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    This is a serious problem regarding blatant bias existing within our school system!

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2RrreVthWRY]YouTube - In The Know: Are Tests Biased Against Students Who Don't Give A Shit?[/ame]
     
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    The sad part is that there are similar conversations such as this going on at the Dept. of Ed. every day. lol
     
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    You are so very right. It's a sad state of affairs. I love the part where the commentator says that he had a teacher who taught him to pretend to give a shit, and that turned him around! :lol:
     
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    It is crass and cruel to refer to these students as people who "don't give a shit". I'm shocked at both of you.

    The correct term is people laboring under demotivational syndrome. Can we have some baseline respect around here for the disabled???
     
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    We had a third grader that bubbled in a Christmas tree on his Iowa Basics form. I kid you not.

    Gotta love parents of failing kids or even C kids that come in and say their child is really, really smart, but doesn't like to do all that work.
     
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    Like I've said, give the kid a choice of living in a mud hut and eating a cup of rice every day the rest of his life, or passing a fucking State BASIC SKILLS TEST, and I bet you don't have many drawing Christmas Trees.
     
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    How's about Mommy and Daddy take every fucking privilege away from their really, really smart child until he straightens his act up in school? Worked at my house.
     

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