Gifted programs continue to be destroyed because they aren't diverse enough

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  1. KeepItRealist

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    I'm only surprised it took Seattle this long to follow suit. It's the exact same destructive mentality that has frozen hiring in fire and police departments in cities across the country. That has also caused public education to get worse and worse. They can't hire the best and reward excellence or maintain high standards, because it's rarely going to be racially proportionate. And many of the remaining gifted programs have essentially taken in a certain number of minorities who wouldn't otherwise qualify just to avoid being disbanded for the time being.





    Check out the woman below. There are legions of such people making these decisions for everyone. And running voting stations and so on.

     
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    Leftism slowly decaying western civilization. No need for standards and working hard, just be a minority (unless you’re Asian) or transgender or whatever. Qualifications and standards are dead, long live diversity.
     
  4. KeepItRealist

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    It's simple communism being enacted in America under the radar.

    The ideology that everyone should be poor and trapped in the situation they are born into rather than having an upper or middle-class exist in the name of fairness.

    With the government and it's minions of course being the only people with any degree of wealth and luxury. I guarantee this Department of Racial Equity Advancement officer is making far more than any city employees who actually do a useful job.
     
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    Ahh the irony of non-gifted righties crying about how little funding exists for education programs
     
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    When are we gonna see some equity in the NBA?
     
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    You didn't even bother to read it before you commented did you? It has nothing whatsoever to do with lack of funding. It's solely due to objections over the racial makeup of the gifted programs.

    Actually, what's ironic is that many of the parents with the means will most likely put their kids into private schools with their own gifted programs, if not read the writing on the wall and move to a place with better options. While the poorer minority kids and/or white kids who legit qualify for these programs are left with no program.
     
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    I bet it's mostly Asian kids.
     
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    On one hand we hate schools and think they're indoctrination centers while on the other hand we are mad at "gifted programs continuing to be tore down"

    {<huh}
     
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    Except this has nothing to do with funding? This is quite literally a board dismantling an accelerated learning program (that costs very little to begin with) for gifted students for no reason other than race numbers.

    The best part is that it's been proven many times that placing gifted students in with normal kids of their age (which this plan will do) is actually detrimental to their learning and causes more problems. So the few minority students this did help are going to suffer more than their white counterparts because minority students are often more harshly punished for transgressions in school.

    It's fucking ass backwards and makes no sense from any angle.
     
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    Any system that can afford an Orwellian "Department of Racial Equity Advancement" can certainly afford a gifted program.
     
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    This is happening in MANY other areas:



    This is of course fancy way of saying they are lowering standards and it's nothing but a gifted program in name only. Because diversity if more important than quality.
     
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    I'll let the lowest common denominator cook in this thread

    BUT

    Finland's students regularly tests among the highest in the world. There's no tracking in Finland - all kids are mainstreamed together and get the same basic education. Gifted students are expected to help struggling students so everyone can succeed. They strive hard to ensure that every school is high-quality and gets comparable support.
     
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    Why wouldn't they try to help correct any conditions that preclude more non-whites from joining these gifted programs? Just take it away instead? Hmm. Says a lot about how these phony politicians really feel and their ability to make positive changes. Hate to see Seattle go from one of the smartest cities to a hive of mediocrity and dumb dumbs.
     
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    What bothers me the most about this is the fact that the gifted kids now get a lesser education, possibly affecting their futures all because it hurts some peoples feelings that they aren't as smart.
    Fucking communist lunacy.
     
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    imagine thinking this is a good point

    imagine viewing life through a transactional prism

    Imagine thinking making a few more dollars for capital is more valuable than having a population that regularly rates among the happiest in the world

    Imagine being you
     
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    No. Imagine being a dude showing up and saying that people in Finland or wherever are just all gifted and this somehow means programs in other countries are unnecessary. And I would just like to point out that Finland isn't exactly known for any great new technology that's it's common geniuses in it's schools are blessing us all with.

    I'm not shitting on Finland. I'm shitting on how this is some kind of argument against gifted programs in the US.
     
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    Aren't Asian kids not diverse enough? You know sure as fuck that's who makes up these special schools. Especially in Seattle.
     
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    Haven't you been paying attention to the situation in NYC or in the Ivy League? Asians don't count.
     
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    Oh shit I'm going to own this fucking libtard

    *unironically posts tweet of a random murder while living in a country with a higher homicide rate than sudan*
     
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