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Do you know how many countries border America?

By Bobby Eberle

Take a look at this video called "Lunch Scholars" if you want to see what the future of America looks like. A reporter asked high schools teens a variety of questions, and the answers were stunning. How many states are there in the U.S.? 51? Who is the vice president of the United States? That Clinton guy? Or is it bin Laden? And one of my favorites: How many countries border the United States? There are too many to name. See for yourself...

Thanks goes out to The Blaze for catching my attention with this video. The story was first reported by the Huffington Post, and it notes that "Austin, an intrepid young student-reporter, embarks on the noble mission of answering the question, 'How much basic knowledge do American high school students really have?' The answer, however, may not be exactly what you want to hear."

The Huffington Post points out this dismal fact: "U.S. students place behind 31 other countries in math proficiency, and behind 16 other countries in reading."

Is this the future of our country? If so, maybe I should move to Canada or Mexico or one of those other countries that border America!

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  1. pistol packing mamaComment by txgoatlady
    February 3, 2012 @ 1:35 pm

    Well, when the POTUS thinks there are 57 states what can you expect?

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    • laughinguyComment by laughinguy
      February 3, 2012 @ 2:55 pm

      Not sure how many O’Bomba thinks there are, but he went to 57 of them when campaigning.

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  2. KAHR50Comment by KAHR50
    February 3, 2012 @ 2:11 pm

    DOOMED! DOOMED!, WE ARE ALL DOOMED!

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    • raexcct2Comment by raexcct2
      February 3, 2012 @ 6:48 pm

      I think you are right. This country is so doomed when the basic knowledge level in out students has sunk this low.

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    • lcpeterson57Comment by lcpeterson57
      February 3, 2012 @ 9:31 pm

      Not only are people ignorant, but they don’t proofread what they write anymore, which makes them look as dumb as those they are criticizing.

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    • raexcct2Comment by raexcct2
      February 3, 2012 @ 11:51 pm

      lcpeterson57 ,

      Well excuse me for living. I was typing in the dark and typed out instead of our. I guess you are perfect and never made a mistake in your life. Go back to your fantasy world. 

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    • lcpeterson57Comment by lcpeterson57
      February 4, 2012 @ 9:47 am

      Turn on a light! Yes, I’ve made a mistake here and there, but I try to proofread before I submit my thoughts. My point is that in reading all the comments to the story, I find a lot of folks have forgotten basic sentence structure and punctuation. Don’t even get me started on spelling! Law suite? Yikes!.

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    • inluminatuoComment by inluminatuo
      February 4, 2012 @ 11:32 am

      This is what happens when you hire teachers based not on what they know, but on which party they contribute to and how Liberal they can vote. The kids just reflect the stupidity of those who are teaching them. This is why the federal government needs to bow out of education and the Dept of Education be dismembered and totally eliminated.

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    • godsgirlComment by godsgirl
      February 6, 2012 @ 9:51 am

      You cannot count on government schools to educate our children anymore! I won’t even get started on teacher tenure…

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  3. DaveComment by Dave
    February 3, 2012 @ 2:24 pm

    Love the video…

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  4. redstateComment by redstate
    February 3, 2012 @ 2:26 pm

    This is why I homeschool. Sigh!

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    • lcpeterson57Comment by lcpeterson57
      February 3, 2012 @ 9:36 pm

      Homeschoolers will most likely be the salvation of our country, if enough people get out of the public unschool system where morons run rampant and teachers have to follow idiotic curriculums, like teaching all religions EXCEPT Christianity, and promoting LGBT and Planned Parenthood propaganda. If I could do it all over again, I’d definitely homeschool!

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  5. rosechComment by rosech
    February 3, 2012 @ 2:28 pm

    Isn’t public education just wonderful?  They don’t true history, the Constitution, do not discuss Congressional leaders, don’t teach math, reading, nor writing.  Why not?  Because unfortunately most teachers don’t know enough to teach any subject, thanks to teacher unions.  The unions are why I and others have dropped out of teaching because we want to teach!  What a concept?  Today’s youth is ill-or non-educated, can’t read, write nor do adequate math, do not keep up with current affairs, and are plain spoiled and then we wonder why we have to hire others from other countries.  Duh!  Get rid of the government and teacher unions, do the moral checks we had to do many years ago, and get learned people to teach learning.  I so value my education and my teachers (none of whom belonged to teachers unions and most had Masters and Ph.D.s back in those days that really meant they were educated unlike so many teachers today – degrees, yes, knowledge, no.)  Common sense even less.  And riddled with sexual molestation, sexual acts, shacking up, illegitimate children, and so forth.  Thank you, parents everywhere for not being interested in your children’s getting a good and great education but parking them in kiddie schools, pre-schools, and playtime Kindergarten.  If you don’t want to raise children, please do the favor of not having any!  KISS!

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    • lcpeterson57Comment by lcpeterson57
      February 3, 2012 @ 9:38 pm

      Better get a refresher on sentence structure! It’s a struggle to read your rhetoric.

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  6. tellitlikeitis2Comment by tellitlikeitis2
    February 3, 2012 @ 2:30 pm

    I use to think that these videos were faked because it seemed unrealistic how anyone still in school could be so dumb.  I’m now beginning to believe that these people are the real thing, and that we can thank a dumb downed system and unqualified teachers for the results.

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    • cdrcodyComment by cdrcody
      February 4, 2012 @ 4:53 pm

      Jay Leno gets the same thing when he talks to people on the street.  He was asked on one show about how many they had to edit out to get the ones they put on.  He said that was all the people he talked to except for one guy who answered all the questions right but refused to sign the release. The guy probably realized he would be on the show with all those dumb heads and didn’t want to be associated with them.  Come to think of it, I wouldn’t want to be either.

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  7. CharlieComment by vietnamvet
    February 3, 2012 @ 2:33 pm

    Further evidence that our schools are propaganda centers for the left operated by ‘government employees’ … not community centers of education staffed by ‘teachers’.  

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  8. jb80538Comment by jb80538
    February 3, 2012 @ 2:39 pm

    Our schools have really dumbed down our kids!

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  9. ShariComment by shari
    February 3, 2012 @ 2:41 pm

    Thanks for this video. However it was almost hard to hear what the students were saying with the music so loud in the background. 
    Very sobering indeed. 

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  10. Dingbat36Comment by Dingbat36
    February 3, 2012 @ 2:48 pm

    Our school system is not for educating…………it is for #1. giving teachers an overpaid job with too many perks and #2. controlling the next generation of voters by indoctrinating them in liberal ideology.
     
    This isn’t new………..ever see Jay Leno ask his questions to the idiots (adults) on the streets? Parents have to look at homework and see that it’s done. Not always an easy job, we raised 4 children and because we really watched what they were learning and we talked around the dinner table, all are conservative today. The youngest is 47 and I’m proud of them all! I will pass this particular article along to them. I’m sure it will disgust them as much as it did me!

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  11. NY GrahamComment by NY Graham
    February 3, 2012 @ 2:53 pm

    Some of these geniuses may be eligible to vote in November! The rest will be voting in a few years. Makes you wonder whether we shouldn’t have a standardized test for voting registration.

    I’m going to go home and ask my three-year old these questions. I bet he’d do better than these muppets. But he can’t vote.

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    • lcpeterson57Comment by lcpeterson57
      February 3, 2012 @ 9:49 pm

      Oh, but the Liberals will moan and groan about having to pass an American intelligence test because it will “disenfranchise” certain socio-economic classes, and that it’s every American’s right to vote. HA! The very fact that half the people who vote have no idea who is on the ballot and/or just vote for whomever they were told to vote for is the reason we have so many unethical politicians in office today.

      Videotape your toddler when he gives you the correct answers, so you can win $10,000 on America’s Funniest Videos and start that scholarship fund! God bless you for being a caring, concerned parent.

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  12. Marc JericComment by Marc Jeric
    February 3, 2012 @ 2:58 pm

    After 45 years of the teachers unions dictatorship we have now 3 generations of illiterate nincompoops voting for Mullah Obama and for the eco-commies of the Democrat Party. The simple and incotrovertible rule for all unions:
    1) Given time every union will fall into the hands of either the Mafia (less dangerous since these can be bribed) or the communists;
    2) The unions will then destroy the industry in which they “work”: see steel, automobile, textile, electronics, apparel, appliances, plumbing supplies, lighting, etc.;
    3) Government employees unions are by definition criminal conspiracies against the people, and should therefore be routinely prosecuted under the RICO Act laws.
    Teachers unions have brought our education from the first place in the world to the level of Zimbabwe.

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    • NY GrahamComment by NY Graham
      February 3, 2012 @ 3:22 pm

      Why insult the people of Zimbabwe?
      Back when Zimbabwe was Rhodesia under Ian Douglas Smith it probably had quite a good education system and was improving. Rhodesia was one of the most prosperous countries in Africa. Unfortunately, due to international pressure and despite Smith’s objections (he was labeled a racist), in 1980 a “one man one vote” policy was instituted. The people elected Mugabe and there hasn’t been a fair election since. Zimbabwe is now a collapsed socialist country ruled by a despot.
      An interesting case study in why democracy fails when you have large numbers of poor, uneducated masses who are promised something for nothing. And proof that the founders were right to put in place a representative government with checks and balances.
      Now we have our own uneducated masses believing false promises. Will we get our own tyrant? Looking at the next generation of voters, it seems inevitable.

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    • charles1712Comment by charles1712
      February 3, 2012 @ 3:37 pm

      Marc Jeric , Don’t you mean incontrovertible rule for all unions  instead of incotorvertible ?

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  13. laughinguyComment by laughinguy
    February 3, 2012 @ 3:02 pm

    It’s not just students.  Jay Leno regularly gets such stupid answers when he goes “Jay Walking”

    I would imagine the school was in Washington state, since the question was asked about the capital of Washington.  Would have been funny if the student with the Olympia t-shirt hadn’t known that one.

    btw, little known fact: There are actually three countries that border the US.  In addition to Mexico and Canada, the Queen of Hawai’i ceded a small piece of the Big Island to Britain shortly before signing the treaty to join the US.  So it is attached to the US, but you can only reach it by water.

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  14. liberalfascistComment by liberalfascist
    February 3, 2012 @ 3:03 pm

    And is it any wonder why an Ohio HS is passing out Pro Communist pamphlets to it’s students or the cowardly OWS fools are destroying public property and burning American Flags while complaining that THEIR rights are being violated?
     This is more proof of the need to end the Dept of Ed and homeschool your kids 

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  15. F.R. DuplantierComment by F.R. Duplantier
    February 3, 2012 @ 3:26 pm

    The biggest problem we have in this country — the reason we’re so close to losing our freedoms — is that the American people have not been taught the truth about our history and form of government. How can they appreciate something they don’t even know they have?
    My History Chant is a big step in the right direction. It’s a 45-verse jump rope rap that teaches kids more about American history and government than is known by the average college graduate, congressman, or president. It’s one solution to 16 years of miseducation, and it can be memorized by an eight-year-old kid in only a few hours!
    Best of all, it’s available online in its entirety, free of charge: http://politickles.com/blog/?p=5042

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  16. Ben_ColderComment by Ben_Colder
    February 3, 2012 @ 3:36 pm

    The price was marked @ three for $ 0.99. I picked up two and went to the cashier. Cashier didn’t know what to charge. She sent me back to pick up my third one. Let’s get rid of the Department of Education. They are not earning their pay.

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    • crunchemComment by crunchem
      February 3, 2012 @ 8:56 pm

      To be fair, many times when items are priced as a “package deal” such as you describe, it’s to induce a higher total sale, or to move a greater quantity (albeit at a lower profit margin).  Yes, you may have wanted two widgets, and they were priced at 3 for 99 cents, but the regular price may have been one for 45 cents.  Do not assume the retailer would sell you two for 66 cents; it doesn’t work that way, depending on the particular “deal”.

      If the regular price of a 20 oz. soda is $1.29, and the deal is 2 for $2.00, I am not going to get one for $1.00 either.

      Alas, in the bigger picture, you are correct in your observation of youth not being able to do math in their head or make change without a computerized register, not thinking outside of the box and generally not  being able to assert themselves to creatively solve problems.  rrrrgh

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  17. drsiqueComment by drsique
    February 3, 2012 @ 3:46 pm

    I can only pray that the kids who were paying attention got edited out. How many times I have heard someone say that our kids deserve to be left a country as great as the one we inherited. The only one in this video who deserves anything is the kid who made it. Let the social decay continue.

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  18. cinbadComment by cinbad
    February 3, 2012 @ 3:53 pm

    I live here, my daughter just graduated last year. She took a college chemistry  course and she had to drop out because she didn’t have the basics to understand it. I just got a ballot in the mail (because we have all mail voting) and it is a levy for the schools in our district. They want more money for their schools so they continue to not teach our kids. Our small school district has a very heavy union present and they despise anyone who claims they are conservative and I mean despise! I have another daughter that graduated 2 years ago and discovered we will have to pay about $ 2000 to bring her up to standard.  WA state’s educational standard is a joke, but they don’t want to be reminded of it or they get very insulted.

    This video of these kids is not a suprise to me . Most of them are ignorant, inconsiderate, selfish, self-asorbed, and basically out to lunch. Luckily, I have 3 grandchildren in Iowa that are beyond their grade level in intellect. and have very high scores on their ITBS.  They are also being taught morals and value in life. So there is hope, just not for the left coast.

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    • blemeComment by bleme
      February 3, 2012 @ 5:33 pm

      It is important for parents to realize that every moment they have with their children is a teaching moment. You can’t rely on any school system to teach them what they really need to know.

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    • lcpeterson57Comment by lcpeterson57
      February 3, 2012 @ 10:00 pm

      I’ve also noticed that with the advent of internet email/Facebook and cell phones, people no longer care to proofread what they write and just assume that sentence structure/typos/incorrect grammar don’t matter. When I was educated in the 60s and 70s, you got lower scores for writing with errors. People will judge you by the words you use and how you communicate. So, it’s not just the teachers’ fault, but also technology’s fault. Of course, I’m sure the homeschooling parents make sure that their students are “a cut above” the average texting, twittering, social media zombies.

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  19. retiredmarinepilotComment by retiredmarinepilot
    February 3, 2012 @ 4:14 pm

    Just got off the phone with a friend of mine from Chicago.  He doesn’t know anything about the Georgia court case against Obama’s eligibility and he also believes the birth certificate copy Obama published isn’t a fake.  He’s a 59 year old republican too.  It’s not just the kids.  Most Americans have their collective heads in the sand.  Just too busy to care.  I give up. 

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  20. jb80538Comment by jb80538
    February 3, 2012 @ 4:23 pm

    We need to do away with the Department of Education and ALL teacher’s unions. Schools need to be able to FIRE teachers that can’t teach.

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    • kikkComment by kikk
      February 3, 2012 @ 8:36 pm

      They can – or they could if they had capable administrators who were more interested in what goes on in the school and classroom and were less concerned with how the public will vote in the next budget election.  Contrary to popular ignorant gossip, teachers can be fired.  It just takes a principal who is allowed and willing to do their job.

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    • CharieComment by Charie
      February 5, 2012 @ 8:51 pm

      @kikk – it depends on where you live, I guess.  About 30 years ago it took 7 years to get rid of a teacher who was dealing drugs in my little corner of Wisconsin.

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  21. sej222Comment by sej222
    February 3, 2012 @ 5:09 pm

    Now do you see why so many people can be tricked into voting Democrat?

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  22. DennoComment by Denno
    February 3, 2012 @ 5:17 pm

    More enlightened VOTERS. It’s no wonder we have the morons that are governing this country.

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  23. prairelivingComment by praireliving
    February 3, 2012 @ 5:47 pm

    And then people wonder why we homeschool our children!

    My six year old can name the capital of every state in the union and knows there are 50 states and her three year old sister is fast catching up.  What exactly are they teaching the kids in school these days?

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    • kikkComment by kikk
      February 3, 2012 @ 8:30 pm

      Maybe you should volunteer to spend some time in a classroom on a weekly basis helping the teacher and the students.  Then you will be able to answer your own question – and do something worthwhile at the same time.

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    • CharieComment by Charie
      February 5, 2012 @ 9:01 pm

      @ kikk She/he is doing something worthwhile, she/he is homeschooling her/his own kids and raising them to be worthwhile citizens.

      This person is supposed to do what with her/his kids while out at the local education indoctrination center volunteer teaching kids whose folks haven’t bothered to teach them any manners or anything else worthwhile?

      How about it kikk?  Do you? 

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  24. oldguy39Comment by oldguy39
    February 3, 2012 @ 6:01 pm

    We could save billions of wasted dollars, if we stopped throwing money at public schools. Unfortunately, these dummies are the rule, not the exception. I’ll bet they know how to put a condom on a banana though. They can probably quote Al Gore’s movie word for word.
    All you good parents look at what you’re wasting your money on when they go to college.
    Bring back the draft.

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    • kikkComment by kikk
      February 3, 2012 @ 8:27 pm

      You really want people of this level of intelligence defending you, your family, and your country?

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    • lcpeterson57Comment by lcpeterson57
      February 3, 2012 @ 10:04 pm

      I believe it’s not always lack of intelligence, but lack of desire to learn. Put them in the military and they’ll learn fast enough if it means their lives!

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    • CharieComment by Charie
      February 5, 2012 @ 9:05 pm

      @kikk – my you are a busy little beaver, aren’t you?  How about if the army just uses them as ammo for the big guns?

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  25. evesin0207Comment by evesin0207
    February 3, 2012 @ 6:14 pm

    Although we would like to think this is an exception to the rule, It is not….It IS the rule.

    So many of our high schoolers are under-educated and it’s not just the teacher’s fault.  The kids today have too much going on in their young lives to concentrate on education.

    Generally both parents work, or it is a single working parent home.  Kids don’t come home and do chores or homework anymore as we were expected to do.  Many of today’s parents (not all) do not place responsibilities on their children because they either 1) feel guilty because work keeps them away from spending time with their kids.. or..2) they don’t want to make their kids feel like they have to spend their free time doing chores..so the parents do it themselves.

    Kids from elementary school through high school have too many outside interests.  They play sports, not just one ( my grandson plays 3 sports), they have friends they need to be with, they are constantly on their cell phones, video games, computers!  Where do they find time to study or do homework?  Parents take them on their word and when their report cards reflect indifferent grades, just accept that their loved ones are doing the best they can.

    My daughter works for the Board of Education (not a teacher) and tells me that the problem also lies with the quality of teaching.  Many are allowed to teach today even if they failed the qualifying tests and agreed to take them after the present school year.  What does that tell you?    

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    • kikkComment by kikk
      February 3, 2012 @ 8:25 pm

      Well said, and well written!

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    • lcpeterson57Comment by lcpeterson57
      February 3, 2012 @ 10:18 pm

      Makes me wish I had become a teacher like my parents. My father loved the field of education–I mean really loved it! His students were some of the lucky few who got a teacher and professor who loved to learn new things and teach other to appreciate them. I got my interest in gardening from him, as well as photography and writing. I lacked confidence in my abilities, but I might have been an excellent teacher if I’d tried. Makes me sad how many jobs are filled by incompetents because of hiring quotas and lack of good candidates.

      The biggest problem affecting the education of upcoming generations is that parents don’t commit to a marriage covenant for life and courts make it too easy to destroy the family–the most secure place in which a child can develop. Our country is full of selfish, greedy, hostile people who destroy lives all around them in the name of the god “Self”. We need to get back to wholesome family values, decry premarital sex and teen pregnancy, and promote citizenship and responsibility. Oh, and deport all the “freedom from religion” atheists!

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  26. Comment by Thor H. Asgardson
    February 3, 2012 @ 6:53 pm

    Proles of the “New World Order.”

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  27. eddiebugjrComment by eddiebugjr
    February 3, 2012 @ 6:59 pm

    OMG!
    Unbelieveable………

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  28. vComment by v
    February 3, 2012 @ 7:38 pm

    How can you expect them to know anything, look at what garbage is actually being taught to them these days. 
    We keep giving all of these “TEST” instead of actually teaching them anything. 
    The only people benefiting from these “TEST” are the ones that sell them to the school districts.  Just ask any teacher! 
    Get rid of all of the “Social” Classes and go back to the REAL Basics.

    We are so busy supplying bilingual education for kids that are Foreign Nationals that we have taken the school funding from US Citizens.
    Texas is ignoring the fact that US Citizens are NOW RECEIVING a SUBSTANDARD EDUCATION due to the TEXAS GOVERNMENT CATERING TO FOREIGN NATIONALS!
    Now we have districts that are doing some type of Muslim Program paid for by Texas Taxpayers!
    Texas Taxpayers keep having to pay for tution and tax hikes that are for the benefit of Foreign Nationals! 
    Giving Foreign Nationals – Instate Tution Rates / Access to Grants / Financial Aid, using the Affirmative Action Law to bump Qualified US Citizens from College Admission.
    This is what Perry and all the rest are guilty of! 
    It’s time to do what is beneficial for US CITIZENS and ONLY US CITIZENS. 
    Charity needs to Start at Home and to Stay at Home for at least the next Ten Years! 
      
     

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    • evesin0207Comment by evesin0207
      February 3, 2012 @ 11:38 pm

      v — you are absolutely correct.  Many school districts in other states are now altering their curriculums to cater to the illegal Mexican students which I find abhorent.  When did America stop caring about her own children’s education and put outsiders first?

      In New York City, I have been told by relatives, that some schools there are now declaring certain Muslim Holy Days as legal days off for all students.  This is so outrageous it becomes unbelievable.

      When will the citizens of America wake up and demand that our schools go back to teaching and educating the children of America and make them the first and foremost priority.     

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  29. lbuddgComment by lbuddg
    February 3, 2012 @ 7:47 pm

    Okay people.  I think we need to be totally honest with ourselves.  NOOOO…today’s kids are NOT morons.  The schools don’t really stink!  Teachers are not 60′s & 70′s holdovers.  The schools are not primarily trying to push an activist-leftie propaganda message and point of view.  What we fail to realize or are too modest to admit is that “WE were actually THAT smart!” 
    BTW: I still wonder how many of today’s students’ are able to tell you what DATE this year (2012) that July 4th falls on….or EVEN the proper names and reasons for that holiday, or Memorial Day, or Labor Day.)   I know from experience what your chances for a correct answer to the question, “What date is Lincoln’s or Washington’s birthday? or even what month they fall in.”

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  30. mcoryComment by mcory
    February 3, 2012 @ 7:52 pm

    This is what we get when liberals are in charge of education. 

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    • snowhawkComment by snowhawk
      February 4, 2012 @ 1:41 am

       
      Let’s not forget that George Bush put “No Child Left Behind” into law so that his border running Relitives could hold up the education of American children so the Mexicans could ketch up.

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  31. kikkComment by kikk
    February 3, 2012 @ 8:07 pm

    After reading several of the comments with their spelling errors, word usage errors, incorrect punctuation or lacking punctuation altogether, improper grammar, etc., I think many of the “commenters” should keep their keyboards shut!  While the lack of knowledge of those being interviewed was appalling, the lack of writing skills demonstrated here was just as disturbing.  I was a public school teacher – now a home school teacher.  Some of you might want to think about hiring someone like me.

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    • genesalComment by genesal
      February 3, 2012 @ 8:21 pm

      Excuse me, smarty, how do I ‘shut‘ my keyboard?  This forum consists of “posters” commenting not “commenters”.  I don’t think we’ll be needing a “teacher” who has failed to keep up with technology and technical terms.  But thanks for asking!

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    • lcpeterson57Comment by lcpeterson57
      February 4, 2012 @ 9:55 am

      You rock, Kikk! I couldn’t agree enough. It is disappointing to see such a lack of writing skills. I would imagine a good many commenters are below the age of 40. I cringe every day when I have to listen to poor grammar and realize that the people aren’t stupid, but they sound pretty ignorant. I say you should keep up the critiques. I don’t feel sorry for people’s feelings when they express their opinions so poorly.

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  32. duke1caComment by duke1ca
    February 3, 2012 @ 9:33 pm

    I often say that public schools only teach kids what to think, not how to think.  Actually, they don’t do very well at either!  By the way, no one got that there are 3 countries that border the U.S.  Russia is the third, bordering Alaska.  Here’s an interesting fact relating to this.  Did you know it’s possible to drive your car from New York to Paris?  Whenever the Bering Strait is iced over you could drive from Alaska to Russia.  Ironically, the only problem is that I don’t think there is a road to Nome and possibly in Siberia.  But it’s still theoretically possible.

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    • snowhawkComment by snowhawk
      February 4, 2012 @ 1:30 am

       
      I have no idea what you’ve been drinking but there’s a lot of ocean between New York and the shores of France where you could pick up a road to Paris. The closest Alaska comes to the Chukchi Peninsula is 150 miles. Therefore it’s no more a border then Cuba is to Florida. Are you a student at this school???

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  33. snowhawkComment by snowhawk
    February 4, 2012 @ 1:15 am

     
    I rather doubt all these children are mentally handicapped which can only lead to one conclusion. Their teachers are. If any one of these were mine they’d be home schooled or in a Charter School tomorrow and a marshal would be delivering my law suite to the board of education. In just a matter of a few years this absolute ignorance will be headed for the voting booth with no more knowledge then they have now.
    As my Father expressed to me in the 50′s before he passed communism would take us from the inside out. Better ask yourself are your children this kind of sheeple? If so it’s time to let the fox into the hen house.

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  34. conservativepatriotComment by conservativepatriot
    February 4, 2012 @ 7:07 am

    This is exactly the result the left has sought. A republic such as ours depends upon an informed, educated electorate. The only way commies and morons such as we currently have in government have a chance of being elected is if the electorate is made up of uninformed dolts like these kids. And you wondered how obama got elected?

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  35. lzez11Comment by lzez11
    February 4, 2012 @ 11:10 am

    By the  way there are only 46 states  —-  and   4  commonwealths   Just for your info  MHG

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    • genesalComment by genesal
      February 4, 2012 @ 10:36 pm

      Four of the states bear the formal title of commonwealth: Kentucky, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, and Virginia.
      This is merely a legacy of all four states’ history, and their formal name has no effect on their legal status as states.

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  36. krispykritterComment by krispykritter
    February 5, 2012 @ 4:27 pm

    As per our fearless leader, there are really 57 states,Hawaii is in Asia and if you don’t believe him…..Just ask any Korpse Man.

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