Washington DC School System pays kids by the hour to be fuck-ups

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    D.C. students being paid for summer school | WashingtonExaminer.com

    DC started paying kids $5.25 an hour to attend summer school. That alone pissed me off. But then I read the article further, and the kids being paid are the fucking goof offs who cause havoc and don't try during the regular school year. So this isn't an incentive open to all. It's a reward for the jerk offs that already screwing shit up for people. And the taxpayers have to pay all that money for that. And I read nothing that says that the payment is even contingent on hitting certain marks. Meanwhile, the unions get their extra gravy by filling up these classes.
     
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    They pay the kids here 100 dollars to attend summer school.
     
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    It's just one more union trick. They figured out that since they get paid by the kid that if they throw em just enough crumbs then they can get just enough extra gravy.
     
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    I held down a job when I was in high school. Made $1.10/hour. While going to school. And in the summer months I worked the corn fields from dawn to late afternoon hoeing out weeds. I saved my meager earnings. Sometimes my 48 year old widowed mother to seven kids would borrow cash from me to buy groceries. I was 15. My younger brother sold dope and ended up loaning money for groceries too. We did what we had to do to survive. It was the 60's... no bullshit government hand out safety nets like today. I have no sympathy for the socio-governmental induced retardation of today.
     
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    I could think of a better incentive. You fail the grade if you don't attend and pass the test.
     
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    Union pays most of the occupiers too.. Unions leaders are notorious scoundrels.
     
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    One reason for this program in DC and other jurisdictions such as Chicago, is to cut the crime rate.

    Kids are dying by the dozens in Chi-town, SE Washington, Prince George's and Baltimore, MD.
     
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    Welcome to my world. This has nothing to do with unions. In order to raise test scores and graduation rates schools around the country are trying anything to motivate these screwups.

    We had a program a few summers back for the kids who barely got out of 8th grade. Preparing them for HS was the goal. 4 teachers were hired and 70 kids were eligible. 11 showed up and only 4 finished. 1 student per teacher.

    You can lead a horse to water...
     
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    In my system, kids have to pay for summer school.

    If they cannot graduate after going to school for 11 months, the graduate program at the Deparment of Corrections awaits.
     
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    The kids are being paid to attend summer school. Not for school performance. The pay is merely for putting ass to seat. Which is excellent training for future workers, show up, do nothing, get paid.
     

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