80 percent of NYC high school grads can’t read well enough for community college

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  1. dawg

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    New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has built quite a legacy for himself cracking down on soda, salt and, just the other day, loud ear buds.
    Nevertheless, as CBS New York reports, Bloomberg might want to spare a few minutes to focus on this shocking statistic:
    Almost 80 percent of all New York City high school graduates who want to enroll in the City University’s
    community college system must first relearn basic reading, writing and math.
    All told, approximately 11,000 would-be students are required to take remedial courses each year.
     
  2. Daveindiego

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    Fuck Bloomberg.
     
  3. Harry Gibbs

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    I blame gas face
     
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    Liberal policies in action! Boy you guys are knocking it out of the park :beer:
     
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    Bloomberg was a republican, before he became a conservative independant. :hat:

    We don't claim Bloomberg, he comes from your side.
     
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    I'm sure Mississippi and Alabama is full of Mensa candidates. :jj:

    That's what happens when you are too busy giving money away for NASA and wars that aren't needed. Who needs education when you can look for life on Mars. :up:
     
  8. Harry Gibbs

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    bloomberg ain't a liberal bro.
     
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    Yep. This. If he worked harder instead of posting here maybe there would only be 10,980 idiots taking remedial courses each year.
     
  10. dawg

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    Two wings attached to the same bird.
     
  11. baltimore mike

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    lots of bbc in nyc too
     
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    baltimore mike I wear panties 24/7 364

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    i made a thread aboot you dawg
     
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    I blame Mario for coming from the same State as the Speaker of the House of Representatives, John Boehner. :grad:
     
  14. Popeye Saavedra

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    Well, how else are we gonna escape from all the stupid people?
     
  15. Harry Gibbs

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    you speak in beautiful metaphors bro! :cheers:
     
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    hoo dis iz?
     
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    that's why they're going to community college in the first place. :c

    plus english isn't the 1st language of all the immigrants enrolled in NY high schools.
     
  18. Harry Gibbs

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    ps: i just noticed that this ---> :cheers: <--- looks like a penis.
     
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    :hug:
     
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    No.

    I think YOU want it to look like a penis. Sounds like you have a couple of "issues" that need to be worked out, bro. :c