Blacks Celebrating......what?

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    Mavericks fans celebrating the Lakers getting blown out of the playoffs? Obama's gonna pay their mortgage? Grandma’s ham-hocks and collard greens for dinner?

    No,they were just informed that their daughter received a coveted spot ( via lottery ala Waiting for Superman) in the Harlem Success Academy Charter School.......
    http://www.harlemsuccess.org/

    Stereotypes die hard….


    carry on, that is all.
     
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    What point are you trying to make?
     
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    I think the point is that he had no point.
     
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    Ohhh, look at it as a public service announcement....

    nice hat...:rolleyes: :eek:lo:
     
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    Instead of picking the hardest working kids they randomly choose from all that apply?

    Only black kids, I take it.
     
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    how is it that you expect grammar school kids to distinguish themselves as the 'hardest working'

    truthfully they likely have far more qualified applicants than open spots. a lottery becomes the fairest way to select from those qualified.
     
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    I danced in the streets when Bin Laden died and when Dallas swept the Lakers.
     
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    I think the point was that when you saw the pic, you probably thought something racist....but in fact, it was that the child was going to a magnet school...which defies the original racist thought.

    the problem is...it's kind of racist to assume that a) blacks dont usually care about schools or b) whites assume all that racist shit to begin with.

    thread fail.
     
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    yes, they use a lottery. I have had this debate many times, and frankly, at the end of the day, it is imho the last, most 'fairest' system that they can employ.

    Well, they need it most. But no, as it is a lottery anyone whom lives in that school district can apply.


    Public service anncmt. survey Q-

    who's congressional district is the Harlem Success Academy in? :eusa_whistle:
     
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    They have these things called "grades", once every 8 weeks, they put these "grades" on "report cards" so the parents can see how thier kids are doing.

    True though, if they end up with a bunch of kids that are tied, lottery would be fair enough.
     

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