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Old April 1st, 2008, 06:43 PM   #1
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Default Detroit schools are #1!

In high school drop-out rate.


http://www.upi.com/NewsTrack/Top_New...drop_out/7124/
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Old April 1st, 2008, 07:59 PM   #2
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Haha, I just posted that in another thread.

Real impressive, eh?

But this kind of problem is beyond the school system, this is a culteral issue with that city and those that live in it. Bad bad bad.
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Old April 1st, 2008, 09:05 PM   #3
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amazing.
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amazing.
Hard to believe, isn't it? I never would have thought Detroit could be the best at anything either.
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Old April 1st, 2008, 09:44 PM   #5
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Grand Rapids was on CNN as the "Most illiterate city in America." East side wins again! or, well, in this case loses.
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damn. i cant say im suprised, i see the evidence every day. yesterday on woodrow wilson street i watched a girl drive a car around with 2 kids sitting on the winshield, they circled the block about 4 times. yep, smart people down there
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Hard to believe, isn't it? I never would have thought Detroit could be the best at anything either.
I'm just trying to imagine sitting in a 9th grade classroom of 20 knowing that by 12th there will only be 5 of you left in school.
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I'm just trying to imagine sitting in a 9th grade classroom of 20 knowing that by 12th there will only be 5 of you left in school.
Scary way to put it, but very true.
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Hard to believe, isn't it? I never would have thought Detroit could be the best at anything either.
never be the best at anything? we're number 1!








on the most dangerous city list :tonka:
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Old April 2nd, 2008, 12:37 AM   #10
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So what... we've got #1 HS dropout rate, america's most dangerous city, America's most miserable city, America's most overweight city....

Am I missing anything?
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dont forget about our wonderful mayor
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