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    Default Calif. colleges may ask students if they are gay

    My initial thought here is this info is none of their f'ing business but I'm open to someone explaining why this could be a good thing.



    Calif. colleges may ask students if they are gay


    California public universities may ask students about their sexual orientation,

    Students at University of California and California State University campuses would be asked to voluntarily state if they are gay, bisexual or transgender.

    The questions would be posed because of a little-known state law aimed at learning whether those students are getting enough services, such as counseling.

    The Los Angeles Times ( http://lat.ms/H4SuXt) says there are concerns about privacy.

    For six years, the University of California has asked about sexual orientation on an informal poll about campus life. But student names weren't used.

    The shift comes in response to a law signed by Gov. Jerry Brown last fall.

    It calls for schools to adopt policies that discourage bullying of homosexual students and it asks, but does not require, state campuses to allow students to state their sexual orientation.


    http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/articl...2D13.DTL&tsp=1

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    My guess is that they want to fill quotas.

    got to make sure there are still some straight people in CA schools.
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    They use mean annual and five year means in trend analysis. Don't tell me I have to explain the difference to you. "

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    Hell, why not put a box for kids who have never scored. There are kids who make it through high school getting no action and they could probably use some counciling as well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cawacko View Post
    Hell, why not put a box for kids who have never scored. There are kids who make it through high school getting no action and they could probably use some counciling as well.
    They already know that stat... it is the ones who list they are from Ohio.
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    They use mean annual and five year means in trend analysis. Don't tell me I have to explain the difference to you. "

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    Quote Originally Posted by Superfreak View Post
    They already know that stat... it is the ones who list they are from Ohio.
    I personally don't see the reason to add an extra box that says 'stud' but if you want to identify all Ohioans be my guest.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cawacko View Post
    I personally don't see the reason to add an extra box that says 'stud' but if you want to identify all Ohioans be my guest.
    [x] cawackofail
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    They use mean annual and five year means in trend analysis. Don't tell me I have to explain the difference to you. "

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    Quote Originally Posted by cawacko View Post
    My initial thought here is this info is none of their f'ing business but I'm open to someone explaining why this could be a good thing.



    Calif. colleges may ask students if they are gay


    California public universities may ask students about their sexual orientation,

    Students at University of California and California State University campuses would be asked to voluntarily state if they are gay, bisexual or transgender.

    The questions would be posed because of a little-known state law aimed at learning whether those students are getting enough services, such as counseling.

    The Los Angeles Times ( http://lat.ms/H4SuXt) says there are concerns about privacy.

    For six years, the University of California has asked about sexual orientation on an informal poll about campus life. But student names weren't used.

    The shift comes in response to a law signed by Gov. Jerry Brown last fall.

    It calls for schools to adopt policies that discourage bullying of homosexual students and it asks, but does not require, state campuses to allow students to state their sexual orientation.


    http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/articl...2D13.DTL&tsp=1
    I don't see any good coming from this. If anything, it's a Big Brother approach. But then, I'm certain some homosexuals are also Socialists, so they may love this program.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Superfreak View Post
    [x] cawackofail

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    Quote Originally Posted by cawacko View Post
    LMAO... awesome
    Quote from Cypress:
    "Scientists don't use "averages". Maybe armchair supertools on message boards ascribe some meaning to "averages" between two random data points. And maybe clueless amatuers "draw a straight line" through two random end data points to define a "trend". Experts don't.

    They use mean annual and five year means in trend analysis. Don't tell me I have to explain the difference to you. "

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    I thought the colleges in CA would assume, like the rest the world does, that all the students were gay. I guess they are looking for the minority straight students so they can indoctrinate them more thoroughly.

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    Quote Originally Posted by WinterBorn View Post
    I thought the colleges in CA would assume, like the rest the world does, that all the students were gay. I guess they are looking for the minority straight students so they can indoctrinate them more thoroughly.
    Someone has to help the students choose to be gay. Otherwise there would be no gay people.
    Quote from Cypress:
    "Scientists don't use "averages". Maybe armchair supertools on message boards ascribe some meaning to "averages" between two random data points. And maybe clueless amatuers "draw a straight line" through two random end data points to define a "trend". Experts don't.

    They use mean annual and five year means in trend analysis. Don't tell me I have to explain the difference to you. "

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