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Xavier is not an east valley school, but thanks for the list otherwise.
www.arizonatennisclub.org11 months ago
So, if Tempe High switched next year to Tempe Prep's curriculum and model, we would see the same high test scores? GET REAL, HALLMAN, that is a lie and you know it.
Tempe Prep is a COLLEGE PREP school, and the best and brightest are the ones who self select into that school.
Tempe Prep: 78% white, 11% asian, 9% hispanic
McClintock: 41% white, 35% hispanic, 13% black, 6% asian
Same neighborhood, VERY different student baseOct 5, 2011
Yeah, separate-sex classes are such an obvious failure. That is why Brophy and Xavier do so poorly at everything... oh wait, nevermind...
Everyone ignore the "so-called boy crisis". The fact that boys are falling behind at everything is no cause for concern, none whatsoever....
Onward, uni-sex soldiers! Sep 30, 2011
The Franklin NE/Franklin Junior High campus is, what, about 5 miles away... Seems like a big assumption that all of them will consent to the move...
But as the Franklin schools are always wait-listed, I guess it is a good bet that they will be able to fill the new campus.
Franklin is becoming what is essentially a gifted magnet school for the district. The old Franklin Jr campus was right around the corner from their official "gifted magnet" junior high school, the Advanced Academy, so moving farther away makes better business sense.
Overall plan: spread the "underperforming" (i.e. poor Hispanic) kids from Mesa Jr around to the rest of the district.... while giving the gifted kids (largely White and Asian) one of the newest campuses in the district all to themselves...
MPS, all I can say is.... BRILLIANT!Sep 28, 2011
Black people don't fit the customer base of the store, so why should they be forced to hire them? It is not a store that serves an urban market. It serves a rural and outdoorsman market (i.e. White people). This is an abuse of federal power, I would say. Sep 26, 2011
Say bye-bye to Kino. Mesa Jr. will be next after that. Sep 14, 2011