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November 24, 2014

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dtn

When will people understand that Nagel is out for Nagel and no one else? The school parents have been Grubered--they are ignorant and Nagel likes it that way. It is a very sad situation but not at all different from the rest of the Nagel agenda--kissing butt to move up in the county. The only problem is she is incompetent on real problems.

Timothy Hooker

Would anyone give money to any cause where you knew over 90% of it went to support administration and not the root cause you were trying to help?

Then why in the world would you dump more money into the schools systems.

We love supporting schools, students and teachers...not Unions and blatant waste.

http://www.caltax.org/waste/waste_education.html

Too many people want something for nothing.

Timothy,

And, most of the changes to state-run school districts in recent years have just been more 'wealth redistribution'. The Local Control brand is really a red herring designed to hide the fact that more of your money is being taken away and being given to other families and to other workers.

Unfortunately, it's already been proven many times that a lack of funding in poor areas, is not the cause nor the solution for achievement for the students - whether academic, athletic, fine arts, or other extracurriculars.

The biggest positive impact comes from an improvement of "The Culture".

This is true in Fortune 50 to 500 companies, it's true in Non Profits, it's true in faith-based groups, it's true in school organizations, it's true in government organizations.

Fortunately, the parents and the teachers in Burlingame and some of the other Peninsula towns like Millbrae, Belmont, San Carlos, Menlo Park, Atherton, Palo Alto, Woodside, Mountain View, etc deliver Cultures to the students which encourage diligent hard work and healthy living as opposed to the glorification of drug dealing, the glorification of violence and the disrespect of women, the glorification of laziness, the glorification of not taking care of your children, demonizing people of other races for your problems, the forgotten mantra of love thy neighbor and do unto others. In areas like EPA, many people are either on drugs all the time, or selling drugs all the time, or trying to scam either other and the government as much as possible.

The weak culture is a break down of the family and of family values, and leaders like Jessie Jackson and Oprah, and Ben Carson would agree.

My family has donated thousands of dollars and thousands of hours to help schools. We tutor our children everyday, and they're in the gifted and talented programs. Ultimately your family and each parent needs to step up and take responsibility for their children and for their family's well-being, and it's a daily, diligent, journey.

Too many people want something for nothing.

Timothy hooker

Great points. Seems like it all starts at home.
thanks for comments.

wealth redistribution

Caps are wealth redistribution.

That means the gov't forcibly takes your money and the money of your neighbor's and gives it to other families if they make less money.

"Latinos now make up a majority of California schoolchildren..."

"But investing more in their future meant directing money away from more affluent, suburban districts."

"'The rich districts lost out on this,' says Thad Kousser, a political scientist at the University of California, San Diego. 'The new California electorate — all these Latinos now finally showing up at the polls — brought Jerry Brown victory. This is the first concrete payoff for that electorate.'"

http://www.npr.org/2013/08/19/212294111/california-upends-school-funding-to-give-poor-kids-a-boost

The current power structure allows thousands of immigrants to break the law by illegally entering our country, then over time that group becomes the largest groups, and actively takes your money and enacts laws that give them special privileges vs. you.

It's not about race, it's about our elected officials and law enforcement officers choosing to not enforce the existing laws and then taking more of your family's money as a result.

You voted for it.

the proper hotline for public corruption

To report corruption among government workers, managers or elected officials, please call this FBI San Francisco Bay Area “Public Corruption” Hotline:
San Fran., CA: (800) 376-5991

Reporting public corruption to local police or to that same gov’t organization is not an effective way to make sure that it gets addressed.

Think it doesn’t happen in a nice suburb?

Actually, it’s The FBI’s #1 priority.

Question: Why is public corruption so high on the FBI’s list of investigative priorities?

Answer: Because of its impact. Corrupt public officials undermine our country’s national security, our overall safety, the public trust, and confidence in the U.S. government, wasting billions of dollars along the way. This corruption can tarnish virtually every aspect of society. For example, a border official might take a bribe, knowingly or unknowingly letting in a truck containing weapons of mass destruction. Or corrupt state legislators could cast deciding votes on a bill providing funding or other benefits to a company for the wrong reasons. Or at the local level, a building inspector might be paid to overlook some bad wiring, which could cause a deadly fire down the road.

Learn more details of Public Corruption:
http://www.fbi.gov/news/stories/2010/march/corruption_032610

Or, if you want to speak with a trustworthy contact about other major crimes, please just call the main number.

FBI San Francisco
450 Golden Gate Avenue, 13th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94102-9523
Phone: (415) 553-7400
E-mail: [email protected]

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