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by nicole
Yesterday, 20:46
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: PS 411
Replies: 213
Views: 4539

Re: PS 411

I mean, I learned more in classes where I essentially had no teacher, because I was part of a section of 1-4 kids stacked on top of a real class of 28, than in a normal class. Because we could just work through the textbook.
by nicole
Yesterday, 20:32
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: PS 411
Replies: 213
Views: 4539

Re: PS 411

thoreau wrote:
Yesterday, 16:42
nicole wrote:
Yesterday, 16:22
Per-pupil spending is lower at Stuyvesant than at the average NYC PS: http://schools.nyc.gov/SchoolPortals/02 ... itures.htm
You don't have to spend nearly as much money if you don't have to pretend that you're working to solve unsolvable problems.
Ayup.
by nicole
Yesterday, 20:25
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Gentry from the block
Replies: 55
Views: 1970

Re: Gentry from the block

Well, part of the point of this is that it’s specifically not about new or rehabbed development. New and rehabbed development of 10 units or more already requires 10% of units to be affordable, or for the developer to rehab an equivalent number of affordable units within 2 miles, or for the develope...
by nicole
Yesterday, 16:27
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Gentry from the block
Replies: 55
Views: 1970

Re: Gentry from the block

New proposal here in Chicago from Rahm: The mayor wants to create the Chicago Opportunity Investment Fund, which would provide low-interest loans to developers who buy multifamily buildings in high-cost neighborhoods. Those loans will come with a caveat: 20 percent of the apartments must be priced a...
by nicole
Yesterday, 16:24
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: PS 411
Replies: 213
Views: 4539

Re: PS 411

I mean seriously why should we spend so much on people who are never even going to be able to learn how to drive
by nicole
Yesterday, 16:23
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: PS 411
Replies: 213
Views: 4539

Re: PS 411

The quality of instruction depends very much on the students. If you give me a roomful of juniors and seniors, and most of them don't remember most of the key stuff from freshman physics and calculus, I have to spend several weeks reviewing, at the expense of more advanced material. This limits wha...
by nicole
Yesterday, 16:22
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: PS 411
Replies: 213
Views: 4539

Re: PS 411

They're going to have a much better chance of getting into Harvard than anyone at an average PS in NYC. From 2016: n our dataset, the mean public school score is 1273 and the median is 1227, meaning the distribution is skewed slightly to the right with more high-scoring outliers. The average score ...
by nicole
Yesterday, 16:10
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: PS 411
Replies: 213
Views: 4539

Re: PS 411

I was inspired to look up average SAT scores for my hometown the year I graduated. On the 1600 scale, it was 944, according to the state dept of ed. hahahahahhahahahah
by nicole
Yesterday, 16:03
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: PS 411
Replies: 213
Views: 4539

Re: PS 411

They're going to have a much better chance of getting into Harvard than anyone at an average PS in NYC. From 2016: n our dataset, the mean public school score is 1273 and the median is 1227, meaning the distribution is skewed slightly to the right with more high-scoring outliers. The average score a...
by nicole
Yesterday, 15:29
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: PS 411
Replies: 213
Views: 4539

Re: PS 411

There's no way to make a public school nonshitty if you let everyone in.
by nicole
Yesterday, 15:13
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: PS 411
Replies: 213
Views: 4539

Re: PS 411

My most articulate response to this rn is aslkrja;wlekjfaskalskjr;wlekjr;ljeflkjasd;lkfja;slkjr;lwkj;ljscreamingemojiajfal;ksjelkafj https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/13/opinion/stuyvesant-new-york-schools-de-blasio.html Mayor Bill de Blasio of New York has introduced a plan to change the way students...
by nicole
Yesterday, 13:14
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Is the ACLU getting too Woke?
Replies: 27
Views: 291

Re: Is the ACLU getting too Woke?

JasonL wrote:
Yesterday, 13:11
More bothered by this than the gun thing. This is their wheelhouse and this is the abandonment of the notion of civil liberties in that arena.
Agree. For them to abandon speech is the end, in my mind.
by nicole
Yesterday, 12:55
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Is the ACLU getting too Woke?
Replies: 27
Views: 291

Re: Is the ACLU getting too Woke?

To my mind that memo was their death knell as an organization that cares about civil liberties.
by nicole
20 Jun 2018, 19:15
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Roolz of the Rode
Replies: 357
Views: 16215

Re: Roolz of the Rode

It just happened to him again on his way home and we were just talking about wearing a GoPro.
by nicole
20 Jun 2018, 15:58
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Roolz of the Rode
Replies: 357
Views: 16215

Re: Roolz of the Rode

Well, that's why I haven't been hit as a pedestrian. It's still fucking insane. Dubs is still mad because the other day when he yelled at some woman who almost hit him and the dogs she actually gave him a look of annoyance instead of embarrassment. I told him he should start carrying rocks in his po...
by nicole
20 Jun 2018, 15:23
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Roolz of the Rode
Replies: 357
Views: 16215

Re: Roolz of the Rode

Okay. So I'm going back and forth a lot between our current/old apartment and the new place, which we're painting and stuff before we move in. It's on my same street and about nine blocks from here. There are a few different ways to drive. There are two two-way arterial roads you can take the whole ...
by nicole
20 Jun 2018, 10:06
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: If We Build It, They'll Probably Still Come
Replies: 244
Views: 7550

Re: If We Build It, They'll Probably Still Come

And here I thought you were going to quote from this morning's H&R comments to that effect lol
by nicole
19 Jun 2018, 08:38
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: There must be a pony in here somewhere.
Replies: 1550
Views: 46329

Re: There must be a pony in here somewhere.

No. The MTA is (was? in May) plastered with ads for getroman dot com and I happened to be there for the beginning of the campaign so I saw them just as the trade press was starting to write about how they were at the forefront of marketing ED pills to millennial men. On a totally unrelated note, via...
by nicole
18 Jun 2018, 21:46
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: There must be a pony in here somewhere.
Replies: 1550
Views: 46329

Re: There must be a pony in here somewhere.

http://grylliade.org/viewtopic.php?p=388185#p388185 Maybe slightly misremembering the context? Anyway, I was also surprised at how uncommon the generic is for that. Generic is super rare. Like I've had pharmacists that have forgotten what it is. I wonder if that will change now that it’s being sold...
by nicole
18 Jun 2018, 14:06
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: How's the weather? v. 1.1
Replies: 3237
Views: 123831

Re: How's the weather? v. 1.1

Warren wrote:
18 Jun 2018, 13:43
nicole wrote:
18 Jun 2018, 11:39
so. mf. hot. I can't wait to move to the first floor/basement. 81 in my office now with the AC doing as much as it can.
fuuuu... I hope you told them where to stick their dress code and are working in your underware.
My office is in my apartment
by nicole
18 Jun 2018, 11:39
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: How's the weather? v. 1.1
Replies: 3237
Views: 123831

Re: How's the weather? v. 1.1

so. mf. hot. I can't wait to move to the first floor/basement. 81 in my office now with the AC doing as much as it can.
by nicole
15 Jun 2018, 15:34
Forum: The Joys of Life
Topic: Twitter!
Replies: 2041
Views: 73797

Re: Twitter!

comic book shit, of course
by nicole
15 Jun 2018, 15:34
Forum: The Joys of Life
Topic: Twitter!
Replies: 2041
Views: 73797

Re: Twitter!

the fuck is thanos