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BurtReynoldsMustache
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Member since Sep 2010
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So apparently Arkansas has some of the best public schools in America


Wait, what?

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Latarian
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Thug POS
Member since Jul 2010
20435 posts

re: So apparently Arkansas has some of the best public schools in America


Dafuq?

gotta be shopped






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Drewbie
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re: So apparently Arkansas has some of the best public schools in America


dafuq? Our schools suck.





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UltimateHog
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re: So apparently Arkansas has some of the best public schools in America


quote:

Despite some impressive scores, Arkansas ranked well below the majority of states in chance for success, K-12 achievement and school finances.






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The_Joker
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Winter Park, Fl
Member since Jan 2013
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re: So apparently Arkansas has some of the best public schools in America


graduation rate: 70.6% (16th lowest) = 5th best...





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The Sultan of Swine
Arkansas Fan
Member since Nov 2010
2194 posts

re: So apparently Arkansas has some of the best public schools in America


Cool. But having the best public schools is like having the best cargo shorts.





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BurtReynoldsMustache
Northwestern Fan
Member since Sep 2010
1751 posts

re: So apparently Arkansas has some of the best public schools in America


I was pretty confused myself but take a win when you can get one. (even if it is yahoo) Yahoo is to news what Bleacher Report is to sports.





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BurtReynoldsMustache
Northwestern Fan
Member since Sep 2010
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re: So apparently Arkansas has some of the best public schools in America


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like having the best cargo shorts


I haven't laughed so hard in a long time.






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I Ham That I Ham
Arkansas Fan
Oh Lord, it's hard to be humble
Member since Jan 2012
7319 posts

re: So apparently Arkansas has some of the best public schools in America


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Arkansas ranked well below the majority of states in chance for success, K-12 achievement and school finances.


Then what are they basing this on??

Sounds like AR schools are good for teachers, not for kids wanting future life success.






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Pigfeet
Arkansas Fan
Little Rock, Arkansas
Member since Mar 2010
5281 posts

re: So apparently Arkansas has some of the best public schools in America


after you all get done discussing, just let me know if I can print the shirts.





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I Ham That I Ham
Arkansas Fan
Oh Lord, it's hard to be humble
Member since Jan 2012
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re: So apparently Arkansas has some of the best public schools in America


Someone didn't print them already? I'm more surprised this hasn't been posted on the Rant yet.





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Porker Face
Arkansas Fan
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Member since Feb 2012
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re: So apparently Arkansas has some of the best public schools in America


It gives AR a lot of credit for having high standards. However, we aren't meeting them

Most other states have low standards and they routinely meet them. Then they proclaim "we met our proficiency goals" but never tell anyone what they really are

Beebe has increased spending per student. I think it will take time to see improvement. Our kids aren't any dumber in terms of ACT scores...






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