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Sch’dy schools’ crisis reflects social ills of the community

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Sch’dy schools’ crisis reflects social ills of the community The Schenectady City School District is a uniquely diverse school district. It is a melting pot of ethnic, cultural and economic diversity that reflects this area and a microcosm of the greater world picture that rural and suburban schools have yet to experience. And with that, comes the challenging obstacles of learning tolerance, gaining understanding and working with vastly different family backgrounds. This make-up has the ...

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November 12, 2013
7:10 a.m.

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Carol Harrigan Lupo, is this really any surprise? Liberalism, permissiveness, parents told that their 14 year old daughters medical records are private, morning after pills and abortion is private and do not need the parents permission, you can't mention God in school but you can openly discuss anal and oral sex as an alternative. Duh!!!!!!

November 12, 2013
2:12 p.m.

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Carol Lupo instead of stating the obvious what are your solutions? Expect to hear more double talk about spending more on failed programs. Schenectadians are spending too much and expecting too little in return. We used to have a solid urban school system. Now? At least now graduate a person ready to enter the world of work.