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O'Reilly was out of touch ten years ago when his own power point belied his knowledge of how school demographics were changing. A downward trend is a downward trend. HELLO? HELLO? ANYONE HOME? A downward trend ten years ago is now a bottomless pit of down...MPS is a pit.
Yes, overpaid and unqualified. A good old boy system of appointing friends to "lead" schools...down. I know the stupidintendency is in shock and awe that this is all happening, even though it has been. For years.
You're [MPS] shoving well-rounded, experienced teachers into square holes--unless they have already escaped. How many veteran teachers did you lose, this year? That has been the only upward trend, of late. Stupid is as stupid does. Keep on keepin' stupid.
LOL. The medieval minds of the East Valley WOULD focus on only one insignificant aspect of Sinema, rather than the scope of work she has already done, and is progressing toward, to help many. She is not my representative [unfortunately] either, but she is doing amazing work as a freshman congress member. You may not believe in a lot of things, but she has proven herself and she is a credible and effective game-changer. Deal with the realities of the world in 2013. It's not 1513, hate to inform you. Far right east valley, wake up. She is getting the job done. I applaud her.Yesterday
OK, you're from the East Valley near Phoenix, AZ, right? We are used to this type of rant or "tyrade". Yawn. LOL.
Ask the fathers where they are and why they run from responsibility. It has nothing to do with your targeting "metrosexuals"--that part I do not find "funny" in the least.
Bigotry is bigotry. Fathers have survived for millions of years. Gay fathers are some of the best dads I have seen--and, surprise--they like sports, too! [wink]5 days ago
Leon, as much as I gag to even address you, AGAIN, it is not "entitlement". Public sector employees sign up for positions that are generally underpaid and work toward the common good of society. Those of us who did so at the beginnings of our careers had monies taken from our paychecks to go into retirement funds, we didn't just work and not contribute to those plans. Those were the rules when we went into our respective professions.
Leon, are you on any kind of pension for your military service? Are you "entitled" to VA benefits for your time served? If so, those were also understood to be part of the benefit you had in so signing.
So, for Pete's sake, SHADDUP YOU. Once and for all. Years and years of low wages and contributions out of paychecks toward what was a benefit at the time public employees signed up is NOT "entitlement".
It is incredible that carwashes are held for the families of the fallen. It is horrendous. And, Truth, people don't put themselves in the line of fire in their corporate jobs.
The first person any of us call when there's a problem is a public servant--be it police or fire. Why don't you tell them how "overpaid" they are the next time they show up to save your sorry....1 week ago
it's = it is
it's time to...3 weeks ago
Froot-o Loop-o.1 month ago
Leon, are you sure they are JELL-O colors, and not Froot Loop colors?
I didn't realize you were such a fashionista when it came to women's clothing. Thanks for the tips. I'll make sure not to wear a JELL-O tie or hat anywhere that you wouldn't approve their presence.
Have you cc'd Mrs. Obama, yet, on these tips?1 month ago
I agree.[sad]2 months ago
The Flinn Scholarship is very competitive. The students who work hard, whether they receive Flinns, or not, or even apply for them--they go far. Yes, there are great students in Arizona schools. Their parents put a priority on education in their homes.
It saddens me to see that no Mesa Public Schools senior earned a Flinn, this year? Mesa used to be a top producer of Flinn Scholars. Hmmmm. Maybe there are some MPS winners, but their names were just overlooked...?2 months ago
Other cities around the United States have been doing this very thing, for years. EVIT is nice, but limited, that is true. If each high school took on one of the trades, such as electrician, plumber, carpenter, auto mechanic, HVAC, etc., there would be more choice for kids who are not cut out for the scholastic route. Vo-Tech should be ramping up. There are kids who ARE college material who'd rather take apart an engine over pursuing a college education. What about airline mechanics? We are a hub for several airlines [at least, temporarily...] who could also "grow their own" mechanics. Unfortunately, it is the conservative side of the coin that prevents this situation, not the "liberals". Oh, and make sure these apprentice programs include the reality of how trades work [or, let's say, their workers are worked over] in a right-to-work state.
LEON, you are still a blithering looney toon. I don't know when you'll stop shouting your bigotry at the rest of us.
2 months ago