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Parent twist at Bronx HS (25% of students are pregnant or teen parents...)
NY Post ^ | 12/27/11 | YOAV GONEN Education Reporter

Posted on 12/27/2011 8:06:03 AM PST by jimbo123

A shocking one in four students at a Bronx high school slated for closure is a teen parent or pregnant, The Post has learned.

That startling statistic is buried in thousands of pages of documents the city Department of Education submitted to the state earlier this year when it initially sought funds to fix the long-struggling Grace Dodge HS in Belmont.

It has since proposed shuttering the school — with, critics charge, no regard to the parenting teens.

(Excerpt) Read more at nypost.com ...


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KEYWORDS: 2thankbillclinton; 2thanklbj; babymommas; bronxhighschool; clintonlegacy; education; greatsociety; ny; obamanation; pregnant; public; school; teen; teenparent; teenpregnancy
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1 posted on 12/27/2011 8:06:09 AM PST by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123

when there is a financial incentive to pop out babies the babies will pop out.


2 posted on 12/27/2011 8:08:18 AM PST by corkoman (Release the Palin!)
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To: jimbo123

The responsible people of the world once again paying for the irresponsible people.

Just another day in Obamaland. :(


3 posted on 12/27/2011 8:09:19 AM PST by Tzimisce (Never forget that the American Revolution began when the British tried to disarm the colonists.)
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To: jimbo123

This crap is why non-government job white libs (excluding a few psychopaths who love to race bait) have taken to enviromental concerns and other such less depressing topics.


4 posted on 12/27/2011 8:09:51 AM PST by junta ("Peace is a racket", testimony from crime boss Barrack Hussein Obama.)
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To: jimbo123

“A shocking one in four students at a Bronx high school slated for closure is a teen parent or pregnant,”

This cannot possibly be the fault of society or of America in general. This HAS to be about the personal responsibility and it sounds to me like the school is struggling because the students are not trying and they are futureless, so they believe.

“It has since proposed shuttering the school — with, critics charge, no regard to the parenting teens.”

This is a school, not a daycare center for children. Really, these kids have ahd it bad enough, but they are just making things worse for themselves via getting pregnant in their teens.


5 posted on 12/27/2011 8:11:33 AM PST by Niuhuru (The Internet is the digital AIDS; adapting and successfully destroying the MSM host.)
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To: Tzimisce

I wonder how many more citizenry will have to put off having kids they desperately want in order to pay for the kids that teenagers pop out with merry glee.


6 posted on 12/27/2011 8:13:01 AM PST by Niuhuru (The Internet is the digital AIDS; adapting and successfully destroying the MSM host.)
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To: Niuhuru

There are incentives to being a “single mom” in our society today,

so, therefore, there will be more single moms.


7 posted on 12/27/2011 8:14:12 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: corkoman

the problem is that the system was designed to hlep people who accidently got pregnant out of wedlock and now it’s being used as an ATM machine.


8 posted on 12/27/2011 8:14:24 AM PST by Niuhuru (The Internet is the digital AIDS; adapting and successfully destroying the MSM host.)
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To: jimbo123

a good start on the next generation of government dependents


9 posted on 12/27/2011 8:14:24 AM PST by paul51 (11 September 2001 - Never forget)
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To: jimbo123
This is what happens when the government gives out "free" money for unwed mothers. A lot of young girls also see pregnancy as an excuse to drop out of school and spend the rest of their lives on the dole. As we are taking the "shame" out of the experience by issuing them EBT cards (which look like regular debit cards), we can only expect more of the same.

Unless this trend is reversed, eventually the system will collapse in on itself and it will be quite ugly for those who live in the cities.

10 posted on 12/27/2011 8:14:29 AM PST by SamAdams76 (I am 39 days away from outliving Marty Feldman)
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To: jimbo123

My bet is some of them got pregnant right on site at the school.


11 posted on 12/27/2011 8:14:55 AM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (FOREIGN AID: A transfer of money from poor people in rich countries to rich people in poor countries)
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To: jimbo123

“critics charge, no regard to the parenting teens.”

They had plenty of “regard” when they argued that teens are “going to do it anyway” and that sex is a natural consequence of being a teen.

They’ve reaped what they’ve sewn in my opinion.


12 posted on 12/27/2011 8:14:55 AM PST by Tucker822
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To: paul51

I’m not paying for it. After I get schooling and some funds, I am bailing to a country that does NOT support endless litters of illegitimate children. I want kids of my own and I am not putting having them off because I have to pay for Tamiqua’s spud or TaChinta’s brats who were created from the loins of a variety of gangster thugs.


13 posted on 12/27/2011 8:16:14 AM PST by Niuhuru (The Internet is the digital AIDS; adapting and successfully destroying the MSM host.)
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To: jimbo123
Sounds like a future democratic stronghold.

Do people like these create the need for cradle to grave government programs?
Or do cradle to grave government programs create people like these?

14 posted on 12/27/2011 8:16:33 AM PST by oldbrowser (They are Marxists, don't call them democrats)
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To: jimbo123

These are kids being raised by two working parents (a male daddy and a female mama) with Christian values, right?


15 posted on 12/27/2011 8:17:42 AM PST by bgill (The Obama administration is staging a coup. Wake up, America, before it's too late.)
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To: bgill

No, but the left would go find the ONE that was and hold them up as the example that “Christian values don’t stop this behavior”.


16 posted on 12/27/2011 8:19:33 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: jimbo123

http://www.city-data.com/school/grace-h-dodge-career-and-technical-high-school-ny.html

White students(%): 1.0% This school:
1.0%
State average from 4363 schools:
55.4%

Black or African American students(%): 32.0% Here:
32.0%
State average from 4343 schools:
22.0%

Hispanic or Latino students(%): 65.0% Here:
65.0%
State average from 4390 schools:
22.0%

Asian students(%): 1.0% Here:
1.0%
State average from 3851 schools:
7.1%

American Indian or Alaska Native students(%): 1.0% Here:
1.0%
State average from 1182 schools:
2.1%

Limited English proficient students(%): 16.0% Here:
16.0%
State average from 3206 schools:
10.9%

Students in the highest grade who were also enrolled during the previous year(%): 88.0% Here:
88.0%
State average from 4425 schools:
91.0%

Students eligible for free lunch(%): 99.0% This school:
99.0%
State average from 4568 schools:
42.


17 posted on 12/27/2011 8:20:00 AM PST by Beowulf9
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To: Niuhuru

“I’m not paying for it. After I get schooling and some funds, I am bailing to a country that does NOT support endless litters of illegitimate children.”

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Asia?

‘Cause the vast majority of formerly brilliant and ascendant Western Civilization, has weakened into thieving, destructive Socialism.


18 posted on 12/27/2011 8:21:04 AM PST by EyeGuy (2012: When the Levee Breaks)
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To: jimbo123

Maybe we need to go Biblical on unwed mothers.


19 posted on 12/27/2011 8:21:54 AM PST by MIchaelTArchangel (Obama means crooked.)
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To: jimbo123

Better test the water in the school swimming pool.


20 posted on 12/27/2011 8:22:12 AM PST by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: jimbo123
But hey, but Democrats got to sound compassionate, and feel like heroes, and get re-elected.

That's all that matters. To hell with the kids and their kids!

21 posted on 12/27/2011 8:22:12 AM PST by SupplySider
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To: SupplySider

Sorry about the extra “but” in the post. I guess I was thinking of LBJ.


22 posted on 12/27/2011 8:23:21 AM PST by SupplySider
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To: SupplySider

And if you point out the failures of these policies to your average “wanna feel good about myself as a good person” sheeperal,

they’ll get downright nasty on you for

“harshin’ their buzz”.


23 posted on 12/27/2011 8:23:37 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: corkoman

“when there is a financial incentive to pop out babies the babies will pop out.”

Exactly. These statistics should be hung around the neck of our first 50% black president. What policies or ideas has he put forth to deal with 50% illiteracy in Detroit, and the ridiculous prevalence of illegitimacy and fatherless homes in most (if not all) or our large American cities?


24 posted on 12/27/2011 8:26:17 AM PST by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: jimbo123
It has since proposed shuttering the school — with, critics charge, no regard to the parenting teens.

The critics are idiots. This statistic should be a Black Flag flying over this school (Plague Aboard).

This statistic shows that this school should be shut down. This statistic shows that being pregnant has become fashionable at this school.

Given that one would expect 50% of the students are male that would indicate that 50% of the girls at this school are or have been pregnant. This is beyond reason or imagination that this could happen unless it had become the expected social interaction of the students at this school. It has become the “In Thing” for girls to do.

This school should be shut down for no other reason than to get the kids out of the environment that encourages teen pregnancy.

25 posted on 12/27/2011 8:27:31 AM PST by Pontiac (The welfare state must fail because oit is contrary to human nature and diminishes the human spirit.)
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If you import masses of illiterate and unskilled Central Americans and pay them to have babies, and punitively tax and regulate anyone who might offer them employment, what happens next? Class? Anyone? Bueller?

If the so called "education" system is little more than enforced indoctrination in greivance mongering, ensuring that the inmates will never achieve literacy, or even be able to function in the English language, even better.

Mission Accomplished! They are the broodmares filling the stables with new voters for the welfare state.

26 posted on 12/27/2011 8:28:35 AM PST by Lonesome in Massachussets (Ceterum autem censeo, Obama delenda est.)
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To: jimbo123

Obscene.


27 posted on 12/27/2011 8:28:53 AM PST by Psycho_Bunny (Why do people keep telling me Killcult is a Religion Of Peace?)
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To: MrB; All
Americans saw this coming decades ago...
28 posted on 12/27/2011 8:32:40 AM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: EyeGuy

New Zealand. I and my wife are eligible to immigrate there, but not our daughter and grandkids. We are stuck here.


29 posted on 12/27/2011 8:37:06 AM PST by Lonesome in Massachussets (Ceterum autem censeo, Obama delenda est.)
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To: Beowulf9
Students eligible for free lunch(%): 99.0% This school: 99.0%

That's the problem, they are putting something in their lunch to get them pregnant to keep them from succeeding. The answer is eliminate the french fries.
30 posted on 12/27/2011 8:39:15 AM PST by presently no screen name
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets

My understanding was that NZ and Australia are also becoming infested with smug, “progressive” liberals.

Perhaps the only thing saving them from their own fiscal ignorance, is their isolation; it is too difficult for the usual parasites, who would be more than happy to take advantage of their vacuous, historically ignorant ....ahem....social inclusiveness, to migrate there.


31 posted on 12/27/2011 8:43:37 AM PST by EyeGuy (2012: When the Levee Breaks)
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This is a good thing! When America lacks a large enough population of low skill, poverty cycled labor class people we must resort to importing it from Mexico.

The real problem are the incentives these people have to not work after they pop the next generation of labor class out. Minimum Wage and Welfare Benefits need to be your target, not young inner-city mothers.


32 posted on 12/27/2011 8:46:03 AM PST by RC51
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To: paul51

I’m not paying for it. After I get schooling and some funds, I am bailing to a country that does NOT support endless litters of illegitimate children. I want kids of my own and I am not putting having them off because I have to pay for Tamiqua’s spud or TaChinta’s brats who were created from the loins of a variety of gangster thugs.


33 posted on 12/27/2011 8:48:20 AM PST by Niuhuru (The Internet is the digital AIDS; adapting and successfully destroying the MSM host.)
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To: RC51

Meanwhile, the most hardworking, the middle class, gets to pay and pay and pay and pay while everyone else plays.


34 posted on 12/27/2011 8:51:10 AM PST by Niuhuru (The Internet is the digital AIDS; adapting and successfully destroying the MSM host.)
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To: jimbo123

Remember when bastard used to a bad word?

Babymama/Babydaddy-no stigma, no shame.


35 posted on 12/27/2011 8:51:49 AM PST by Molon Labbie (Occupiers- The world is watching....and alternatively laughing and vomiting)
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To: paul51
a good start on the next generation of government dependents

And gang members.

36 posted on 12/27/2011 8:52:40 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: corkoman

“when there is a financial incentive to pop out babies the babies will pop out.”

Chapter - It’s Free Swipe Yo EBT (Explicit)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NzspsovNvII

“All ya gotta do is F***, and nine months later you gettin’ the Big Bucks!”


37 posted on 12/27/2011 8:54:18 AM PST by tcrlaf (Election 2012: THE RAPTURE OF THE DEMOCRATS)
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets

I’m thinking Poland....I know the language a little, plus they are pretty much a homogenous population, still staunchly Christian, and after their experience with Communism, very anti-Communist. They love Reagan over there more than here.


38 posted on 12/27/2011 8:55:54 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: Niuhuru

Where you gonna go?


39 posted on 12/27/2011 8:57:21 AM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open ( <o> ---)
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To: jimbo123

All new schools will be built with a maternity ward and onsite day care.

No wonder the cost of education is rising so rapidly.


40 posted on 12/27/2011 8:59:16 AM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open ( <o> ---)
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To: EyeGuy

New Zealand more or less says “Do NOT send us your poor, your sick, your huddled masses yearning to breath free. Send us your healthy, affluent, educated, yearning to escape the huddled masses.”

Iceland and Japan have very restrictive immigration policies for “cultural” (read: racial) reasons. New Zealand welcomes Asians who are well educated and fluent in English, as well as similarly situated Americans. I wouldn’t mind living in a smug, liberal state like Massachusetts or Minnesota, if it had a future. Our immigration policies doom both withing a couple of generations. I hate to say it, but even though my wife and I could qualify for immigration to New Zealand, I do not believe my daughter and her family could.


41 posted on 12/27/2011 8:59:23 AM PST by Lonesome in Massachussets (Ceterum autem censeo, Obama delenda est.)
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To: jimbo123
25%?!?

Since, typically, approximately half (50%) of the students are male, that appears to imply that half of the girls have been knocked up...

42 posted on 12/27/2011 9:02:15 AM PST by TXnMA ("Allah": Satan's current alias...)
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To: presently no screen name

ohh it’s a free lunch school alright.


43 posted on 12/27/2011 9:02:15 AM PST by Beowulf9
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To: jimbo123

This is what happens when casual and even random sex is divested of its social stigma. The hip hop generation.


44 posted on 12/27/2011 9:02:55 AM PST by Jeff Chandler (Quando Omni Flunkus Moritati)
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To: Pontiac

I should have read your response before I posted #42. At least we agree... ;-)


45 posted on 12/27/2011 9:07:51 AM PST by TXnMA ("Allah": Satan's current alias...)
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To: MIchaelTArchangel

I think that would be good, quite frankly since we cannot afford this. I once wondered how and why they were so harsh, but I realize now that they were because they could not afford to support stuff like this.


46 posted on 12/27/2011 9:08:06 AM PST by Niuhuru (The Internet is the digital AIDS; adapting and successfully destroying the MSM host.)
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To: jimbo123

Culture, family, upbringing, ethics, morals, etc. have nothing to do with it. This can only be solved by throwing more money at bureaucrats


47 posted on 12/27/2011 9:12:10 AM PST by P.O.E. (Pray for America)
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To: smokingfrog

Somewhere without an established welfare system.


48 posted on 12/27/2011 9:18:41 AM PST by Niuhuru (The Internet is the digital AIDS; adapting and successfully destroying the MSM host.)
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To: jimbo123

Just a guess — abstinence isn’t being taught at this school.


49 posted on 12/27/2011 9:23:28 AM PST by Kazan
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To: Kazan

But the “fact” that humans are just “evolved animals” is.


50 posted on 12/27/2011 9:27:31 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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