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Kamala Harris proposes incentives
for schools to extend school days
by three hours

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Posted By: Imright, 11/6/2019 9:54:21 PM

Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., introduced legislation on Wednesday that would incentivize school districts to extend school days as a way of accommodating parents' work schedules.The program would offer five-year, $5 million grants for schools to "develop high-quality, culturally relevant, linguistically accessible, developmentally appropriate academic, athletic or enrichment opportunities for students."“My mother raised my sister and me while working demanding, long hours,” said Harris, who is running for president. “So, I know firsthand that, for many working parents, juggling between school schedules and work schedules is a common cause of stress and financial hardship. ... My bill provides an innovative solution

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Jennie C. 11/6/2019 10:11:25 PM (No. 228774)
To quote Hawkeye Pierce: are you cereal, Frank? I thought it was all about the children. I wouldn't have been surprised if she would have insisted that companies CUT the parents' hours down to 5. While still paying them for an entire day's work, of course.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: TruthFetish 11/6/2019 10:12:25 PM (No. 228775)
The State is your daddy. Why stop at three extra hours? Have the kids stay all 24 hours.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: NorthernDog 11/6/2019 10:12:58 PM (No. 228776)
Our local school is closed Nov. 23-Dec 2 for Thanksgiving - which is a 1 day holiday last I checked. Then they close nearly 2-1/2 weeks for 'winter holiday'. How about making them go to school on a regular basis.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Bazi 11/6/2019 10:13:00 PM (No. 228777)
What about parents who have to work over night? Schools should be open 24/7 with housing for the sleep over kids. Don’t forget that they will need dinner and breakfast and showers. Good idea to increase taxes to pay for these programs so the parents can work even harder to make ends meet. Brilliant!
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Reply 5 - Posted by: crimea river 11/6/2019 10:18:33 PM (No. 228779)
Hardly innovative, Kamala. Slick Willie already came up with this idea back in the '90's but with a catchier title. He called it Midnight Basketball. Wonder what happened.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua 11/6/2019 10:26:21 PM (No. 228784)
Gonna be disrupting family dinner, Kamala. If you don't succeed at first, fail fail again!
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Reply 7 - Posted by: DVC 11/6/2019 10:45:10 PM (No. 228797)
I'm sure it is so they can teach more about the wonderfulness of being a homosexual and changing your sex, the advantages of government control of every thing, certainly not American history or the threat that Communism is to our country.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Northcross 11/6/2019 10:47:55 PM (No. 228799)
Proof that she is no longer a viable candidate if she ever was.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: panther361 11/6/2019 10:49:44 PM (No. 228800)
Apparently more time is needed to further indoctrinate our children in the ways of communism.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: SALady 11/6/2019 10:56:22 PM (No. 228803)
Is she going to pull some magic "free socialist money" out of her butt to pay for this?!?!?!?!?
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Reply 11 - Posted by: iraengneer 11/6/2019 10:58:37 PM (No. 228804)
All the previous comments are on point. This latest idiocies by this slut is possible due to the continuing existence of the unconstitutional-to-exist federal department of education. As a reminder, education at any level and the funding and regulation of same, is not one of the few, defined, enumerated powers of the federal government. Why it continues to exist at all remains a mystery.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: lakerman1 11/6/2019 11:17:44 PM (No. 228814)
Kamala Sutra's mother was a professor. Professors do not work long hours. I was a professor. I did not work long hours. And I knew no professor who did.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: earlybird 11/6/2019 11:23:55 PM (No. 228817)
Oh, c’mon. Leave the kids alone. They need school. They need exercise and free time after school, especially the hyperactive ones, and especially now that recesses have been cut backl Maybe some of Kamala’s supporters should consider not having children? Make their lives much simpler...
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Reply 14 - Posted by: Johnny of Marin 11/6/2019 11:39:34 PM (No. 228829)
Kamala, if you ever had a chance at being president, this proposal would be your undoing. It would deflate your campaign the same way Beto's did when he spoke of taking guns door to door.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: hershey 11/6/2019 11:41:26 PM (No. 228832)
Just what the kids need, 3 more hours a day for sexual training in all the obtuse immoral crapola they are all ready being if they aren't getting enough...
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Reply 16 - Posted by: DEnforcer 11/6/2019 11:51:05 PM (No. 228840)
Let me get this straight. Here in CA, her home state, we can’t start school too early. So parents can’t get to work early while they watch their kids. But we extend the school day extra hours, so parents can stay Later at work. What gives?
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Reply 17 - Posted by: Italiano 11/6/2019 11:57:19 PM (No. 228844)
Flush again. Kamala's still floating up.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: Trigger2 11/7/2019 1:53:56 AM (No. 228868)
Under her stupid plan, there's no need to send indoctrinated minds to college. They can get a master's in high school into perversion, communism and being dumb as a door knob.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: F15 Gork 11/7/2019 6:43:46 AM (No. 228948)
Government funded babysitting....
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Reply 20 - Posted by: George R. 11/7/2019 7:07:14 AM (No. 228968)
Gotta wonder who she's spreading for now, she seems flush with more cash!
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Reply 21 - Posted by: udanja99 11/7/2019 7:42:28 AM (No. 229008)
That plan will be about as popular with the kids as Mooch’s school lunch menus.
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