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VoR, 20 years ago MPS had tens of thousands more students than it does now. It isn't due to wasteful spending that they have to close the school, it's because there are less students. In fact it would be an incredible waste of tax-payers money to keep another junior high open. Furthermore, this school site is not wasted, it will be turned in to a Mesa Franklin school.
Dig a little into the facts before you throw a vote away.Apr 16, 2012
Interesting. What Barrett is suggesting, regarding core national standards, is already happening--it started in Kindergartens this year for Mesa schools. And with the implementation of those national standards, the last three bulleted items from the article are expected outcomes. In fact, if by 3rd grade students are not reading at grade level, they will not be promoted to the next grade.
As someone who has an interest in education (being a president and chairman for a charter school), he would certainly know that. Nice job, Barrett, touting an already implemented program as your own. Got anything else? Dec 6, 2011