Sign in or signup

5,554 active users!!Bandwidth
WEDNESDAY
JUL 27, 2016
Home
NewsSITE
Events & Blogs
New Audio & Video
Broadcasters
Local Church Finder
Live Webcasts
Sermons by Bible
Sermons by Topic
Sermons by Speaker
Sermons by Date
Staff Picks
CommentsALL -9 min
Top Sermons
VideosPDFs
Daily Log
PhotosNew Stuff!
Stores
Online Bible
Hymnal
Daily Reading
Our Services
Submit Sermon
Members Only

Breaking News Home | All | Religion | Society | Tech | Choice | FF | SA News
FRONT PAGE  |  7/27/2016
THURSDAY, DEC 13, 2012  |  5 comments  |  2 commentaries
Only 7% of Detroit Public-School 8th Graders Proficient in Reading

In the public schools in Detroit, Mich., according to the U.S. Department of Education, only 7 percent of the eighth graders are grade-level proficient or better in reading.

Some public school teachers in the City of Detroit and around the state of Michigan are reportedly taking a vacation or a sick day today to protest right-to-work legislation likely to be approved by the state legislature. Under current law, Michigan public school teachers must pay dues to the teachers’ union. If the right-to-work law is enacted, Michigan public-school teachers will be free to join the union and pay dues to it if they wish, but they will also be free not to join the union and not to pay it dues.

Detroit public-school eighth graders do even worse in math than they do in reading, according to the Department of Education. While only 7 percent scored highly enough on the department’s National Assessment of ...


CLICK HERE to Read Entire Article
cnsnews.com

|  FOCUS  |  Audio commentaries on this news item | more..
7% Literacy Rate in Schools! • 1,020+
Kevin Swanson | Generations Radio
Play! | RSS
Teacher Unions in Michigan • 180+
Sean E. Harris | Berean Baptist Church
Play! | RSS

  START  
  Recommended sermons | more..
•  Radio Debate: Child Discipline • Rev. Ivan Foster | 12/3/2000
•  Keeping Education In Check • Dr. Bob Jones Sr. | 11/4/2000

   03/14/15  |  Another One Bites the Dust • 2 comments
   03/11/15  |  God Doesn't Want Matt Chandler to be Your Pastor • 21 comments
   01/08/14  |  Christian Post: Warning, this article may offend many Christians • 93 comments
   01/01/14  |  Michelle Obama praises lesbian TV anchor • 17 comments
   12/29/13  |  U.S. Slams 'Conservative Gender Norms' • 377 comments
MORE RELATED ( ) NEWS | MORE..
   07/27/16  |  Democrats Adopt National Platform Forcing Americans to Pay for... • 11 comments
   07/26/16  |  Leaked DNC Documents Show Plans To Reward Big Donors With... • 11 comments
   07/25/16  |  PCUSA's Eighth-Largest Member Church Votes to Leave and Join... • 145 comments
   07/23/16  |  Charlotte loses NBA All-Star game over ‘bathroom bill’ • 43 comments
   07/22/16  |  'Allahu Akbar' gunman slaughters children in Munich • 9 comments
OTHER CHOICE NEWS | MORE..
   07/15/16  |  Feedback Friday for 07-15-16 • 1 comments
   07/15/16  |  Feedback Friday for 07-22-16 • 1 comments
   07/08/16  |  Feedback Friday for 07-08-16
   07/05/16  |  SermonAudio Tip: Say Hello to the SermonAudio App for the Apple... • 2 comments
   07/01/16  |  Feedback Friday for 07-01-16 • 2 comments
MORE SPECIAL | MORE..
   07/27/16  |  Planned Parenthood’s ironic statement on race relations • 10 comments
   07/27/16  |  Scottish agencies in drive to increase 'gay' adoption • 5 comments
   07/27/16  |  Democrats Adopt National Platform Forcing Americans to Pay for... • 11 comments
   07/27/16  |  Judge Dismisses Charges Against Daleiden, Merritt • 3 comments
   07/27/16  |  ISIS 'beheads' Catholic priest in France • 10 comments
OTHER RECENT NEWS | MORE..
COMMENTS | show all | add new  
    Sorting Order:  
· Page 1 ·  Found: 5 user comment(s)
News Item12/13/12 3:03 PM
Jim Lincoln | Nebraska  Find all comments by Jim Lincoln
It's not just Detroit.
Harvard Study wrote:
Because rates of economic growth have a huge impact on the future well-being of the nation, there is a simple message: A country ignores the quality of its schools at its economic peril. Some would excuse the mediocre U.S. performance by claiming that it provides a more equal education to a much more diverse population than other countries do. It is claimed that test scores in the United States are lower than those in many other countries because they are not providing an education to all their students. That argument might have made some sense 50 or 75 years ago, but it is a seriously dated view of the world.
excerpt from, U.S. Students Still Lag Behind Foreign Peers, Schools Make Little Progress In Improving Achievement

Ah, and look at, NET: Home School Nebraska

5

News Item12/13/12 2:41 PM
San Jose John | San Jose, CA  Find all comments by San Jose John
David Tremont wrote:
It is ironic the people last week in Detroit asked Obama to bail them out for electing him. In 1973, Michigan was one of the first states to have a lottery to support Public education. look at the results. Lol.
California got their lottery in 1978, just after I moved there, and the schools are in the worst financial shape they've ever been in.
4

News Item12/13/12 10:52 AM
David Tremont | Michigan  Contact via emailFind all comments by David Tremont
It is ironic the people last week in Detroit asked Obama to bail them out for electing him. In 1973, Michigan was one of the first states to have a lottery to support Public education. look at the results. Lol.
3

News Item12/13/12 10:45 AM
old Detroit | Wisconsin  Find all comments by old Detroit
The teachers did take a LOT of strike days when I was a kid, the feeling of being abandoned in school on a strike day is surreal...
2

News Item12/13/12 7:59 AM
Christopher000 | Rhode Island  Find all comments by Christopher000
Yes, the new union situation in MI is pretty incredible and I see more violence coming as a result of the new laws.
Detroit teachers: the teachers in those very low performing areas of study should be fired today. They obviously don't care whether the children learn or not and need to find another profession. Shame on them for neglecting their responsibilities and not caring about the futures of those children. I know there are kids who just refuse to learn but those figures are ridiculous.
1
There are a total of 5 user comments displayed | add new comment |Subscribe to these comments
Last PostTotal
Planned Parenthood’s ironic statement on race relations
stever from mt zion: " gsmontana the problem is they don't see the unborn child..."
-7 min 10 
Clinton VP Pick Tim Kaine's Islamist Ties
wayfarer pilgrim from lubbock,tx: "i'm a bit leery when folks place putin as a..."
-20 min 16 
Charlotte loses NBA All-Star game over ‘bathroom bill’
unprofitable servant from tn: " stever don't you think sc has a point? don't..."
-29 min 43 




Hourly:
Holiness
Dr. Stewart Custer
Trinity Bible Church
Staff Picks..

E. A. Johnston
Crises In The Land

Evangelism Awakening
Sunday - PM
Play! | MP3

Event: Jul 27-28, 2016
Corectly Crossing The Textual Divide

38th Annuel Dean Burgon Conference
Conference
  LIVE Webcast Event!  

Sermon:
Love
Ken Jones

SPONSOR | 6,900+

SPONSOR




                   
In heaven is no warfare but all well-fare. ... John Boys

Gospel of John
Cities | Local | Personal


MOBILE
iPhone + iPad
Church App
Android New!
Church App
Kindle + Nook
Chromecast TV
Apple TV New!
ROKU TV
Amazon Fire TV
Apple Watch
Android Wear
Kindle Reader


HELP
Knowledgebase
Broadcasters
Listeners
Q&A
Uploading Sermons
Uploading Videos
Webcasting
Tips & Tricks
YouTube Screencasts

FOLLOW
Weekly Newsletter
Staff Picks Feed
Site Notices
RSS | Twitter | Facebook
SERVICES | ALL
Local Church Finder | Info
MP3 Play & Download
Mobile Apps
Podcasting
Video Support
Live Webcasting
Transcription
PowerClips New!
Business Cards
SOLO | MINI | Domain
Favorites | QR Codes
Online Donations
24x7 Radio Stream
INTEGRATION
Sermon Browser
HTML Codes
WordPress
Twitter
Facebook
Logos | e-Sword | BW
JSON API New!

BATCH
Transfer Agent
Protected Podcasts
Upload via Email
Auto-Upload Sermons
Auto-Blog Import
Picasa | FTP | Dropbox
ABOUT US
The largest and most trusted library of audio sermons from conservative churches and ministries worldwide.

Our Services | Articles of Faith
Broadcast With Us
Advertising | Local Ads
CONTACT
info@sermonaudio.com
Support Us | Feedback Fridays New!