On Sun, Sep 30, 2012 at 11:21 PM, Haim <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > Paul A. Tanner, III Posted: Sep 30, 2012 9:53 AM > >>Hmmm. So your theory is that whatever views are held by >>a small number of people in power in the entirety of >>an "evil (evil to government-hating conservatives) >>mafia" school system, some people on a local school >>board and its superintendent, are the views held by ALL >>people who are part of that entire "evil mafia" school >>system? > > Are you paying any attention, at all? It's a @#$@% STATE LAW that mandates the entrance requirements for three individual New York City public schools.* Do you have any idea how bizarre that is? Do you have any idea how that happens and why? Or is there truly no point whatsoever in having a discussion with you? >
You call your posts here at math-teach "having a discussion"?
> > In other words, in the late 1960's, the then NYC Board of Education (which later became the Dept of Education) intended to dismantle Stuyvesant High School and her sisters. >
And how many people is that who had and have such power to vote in such a way? A dozen or so?
> People who valued the school formed a coalition and lobbied the state. >
And who were these people? Think about it. You condemn all those millions of people - who are parents as well - all over the US who teach or otherwise work in the public school system as all members of your hated mafia. What you refuse to get is that *by your own words as to who are the members of your hated mafia*, it is inevitable that some of those who were and are for keeping the exemptions are part of your hated mafia.