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  1. 14 Jun '10 19:18
    http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/14/education/14engineering.html
  2. Subscriber AThousandYoung
    Do ya think?
    14 Jun '10 19:43 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by zeeblebot
    http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/14/education/14engineering.html
    Unless you're Chicano in Arizona and don't speak English.

    I see East Asians and Eurasians, but no morenos. The girl in purple might be Latina but I think she's probably Asian.
  3. 14 Jun '10 20:00
    Originally posted by AThousandYoung


    I see East Asians and Eurasians, but no morenos. The girl in purple might be Latina but I think she's probably Asian.
    gee, i wonder why, maybe you should import some. whine, whine, whine!

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glen_Rock,_NJ#Demographics

    The racial makeup of the borough was 90.07% White, 1.81% African American, 0.16% Native American, 6.48% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.61% from other races, and 0.86% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.72% of the population.
  4. 14 Jun '10 20:01
    Originally posted by AThousandYoung
    Unless you're Chicano in Arizona and don't speak English.

    I see East Asians and Eurasians, but no morenos. The girl in purple might be Latina but I think she's probably Asian.
    if you're Chicano in AZ and don't speak English what are you doing in AZ (abuelos excepted)?
  5. Subscriber AThousandYoung
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    14 Jun '10 20:04 / 2 edits
    Originally posted by zeeblebot
    gee, i wonder why, maybe you should import some. whine, whine, whine!

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glen_Rock,_NJ#Demographics

    The racial makeup of the borough was 90.07% White, 1.81% African American, 0.16% Native American, 6.48% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.61% from other races, and 0.86% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.72% of the population.
    Exactly. They don't have programs like this in many non-white neighborhoods...and this program looks like an excellent one, especially for making money and getting girls into engineering where they are underrepresented.

    The non-whites get pulled out of classes related to math and science in Arizona for example.
  6. Subscriber AThousandYoung
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    14 Jun '10 20:05
    Originally posted by zeeblebot
    if you're Chicano in AZ and don't speak English what are you doing in AZ (abuelos excepted)?
    Visiting Abuelita to help her in her old age?

    Visiting the ancestral family land maybe?

    Working?
  7. 14 Jun '10 20:21
    Originally posted by AThousandYoung
    Exactly. They don't have programs like this in many non-white neighborhoods...and this program looks like an excellent one, especially for making money and getting girls into engineering where they are underrepresented.

    The non-whites get pulled out of classes related to math and science in Arizona for example.
    aren't you connected to the teaching establishment in California?

    the New Jersey people thought of it first and you're blaming them for being white?

    maybe if you raised the public service retirement age in California you'd have some money to educate the ninos with.
  8. Standard member KellyJay
    Walk your Faith
    16 Jun '10 13:08
    Originally posted by AThousandYoung
    Unless you're Chicano in Arizona and don't speak English.

    I see East Asians and Eurasians, but no morenos. The girl in purple might be Latina but I think she's probably Asian.
    What does race have to do with anything in that story? It is a good thing
    that engineering is being taught that young to kids.
    Kelly
  9. Subscriber AThousandYoung
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    16 Jun '10 19:41
    OK, I'll stop ranting.

    Yes, I agree. This is a FANTASTIC idea. Good job New Jersey!
  10. Subscriber AThousandYoung
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    16 Jun '10 19:42 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by zeeblebot
    Never mind. My rant was off topic, I won't continue.