Re: [LAU] Study Finds New Pop Music Does All Sound the Same.

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Date: Sunday, August 12, 2012 - 11:14 pm

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> Subject: RE: [LAU] Study Finds New Pop Music Does All Sound the Same.

This is the same in the UK (well always has been historically. As I mention=
ed my old school now has Academy Status (if I remember the name right) whic=
h is a fairly new government initiative I admit I don't know enough about. =
Yet to see if it improves the school or affects it to much in the wrong way=
.) Maybe it's more they're recognised over there=2C as here many don't offe=
r much in the way of qualifications (GCSEs) and thus applying to a college =
which doesn't know about the system can be hard. Not so detrimental as we'r=
e talking A levels=2C rather than university=2C but it does sometimes seem =
weird saying you only did 3 GSCEs where I believe most people do more than =
10 or something... I don't fel it ever affected me negatively with getting =
on with life though=2C either professionally or personally. In fact there d=
efinitely are a lot of positives!

Although the quoted price of schooling at one here is at the level of most =
private schools (a lot of money) they also offer many incentives=2C giving =
reductions for people donating their time as volunteers and I believe also =
some level of means testing if you're accepted. There was definitely quite =
a broad mixture of very poor background and quite posh families in my schoo=
l. I guess that in itself goes towards the ethos of social schooling and le=
arning to accept each person as their own individual.

I did read a snippet earlier in the Wikipedia article you linked to mention=
ing how rich parents will make sure to move to a richer school catchment ar=
ea before their kids come of age so there must be some truth in what you sa=
y about the disproportionate balance of the system over there. The same is =
quite true here and probably most places but I obviously can't personally s=
hare comparisons.

Dale.
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&gt=3B Subject: RE: [LAU=
] Study Finds New Pop Music Does All Sound the Same.&gt=3B From: ralf.m=
ardorf@alice-dsl.net&gt=3B To: dj_kaza@hotmail.com&gt=3B CC: gnome@=
hawaii.rr.com=3B linux-audio-user@lists.linuxaudio.org&gt=3B Date: Sun=
=2C 12 Aug 2012 22:46:10 +0200&gt=3B &gt=3B &gt=3B &gt=3B Is it=
not correct that Waldorf Schools in Germany have full state&gt=3B &gt=
=3B funding/backing?&gt=3B &gt=3B Sorry=2C no=2C they've got nothin=
g in common with state schools. And they&gt=3B also are far away from b=
eing perfect=2C but at least they are the lesser&gt=3B of the two evils=
.&gt=3B This is the same in the UK (well always has been hi=
storically. As I mentioned my old school now has Academy Status (if I remem=
ber the name right) which is a fairly new government initiative I admit I d=
on't know enough about. Yet to see if it improves the school or affects it =
to much in the wrong way.) Maybe it's more they're recognised over there=2C=
as here many don't offer much in the way of qualifications (GCSEs) and thu=
s applying to a college which doesn't know about the system can be hard. No=
t so detrimental as we're talking A levels=2C rather than university=2C but=
it does sometimes seem weird saying you only did 3 GSCEs where I believe m=
ost people do more than 10 or something... I don't fel it ever affected me =
negatively with getting on with life though=2C either professionally or per=
sonally. In fact there definitely are a lot of positives!Although t=
he quoted price of schooling at one here is at the level of most private sc=
hools (a lot of money) they also offer many incentives=2C giving reductions=
for people donating their time as volunteers and I believe also some level=
of means testing if you're accepted. There was definitely quite a broad mi=
xture of very poor background and quite posh families in my school. I guess=
that in itself goes towards the ethos of social schooling and learning to =
accept each person as their own individual.I did read a snippet ear=
lier in the Wikipedia article you linked to mentioning how rich parents wil=
l make sure to move to a richer school catchment area before their kids com=
e of age so there must be some truth in what you say about the disproportio=
nate balance of the system over there. The same is quite true here and prob=
ably most places but I obviously can't personally share comparisons.Dale.
=

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[LAU] Study Finds New Pop Music Does All Sound the Same., Chris Bannister, (Tue Jul 31, 7:57 pm)
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Re: [LAU] Study Finds New Pop Music Does All Sound the Same., Atte André Jensen, (Tue Aug 7, 9:20 am)
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Re: [LAU] Study Finds New Pop Music Does All Sound the Same., Bob van der Poel, (Mon Aug 13, 12:41 am)
Re: [LAU] Study Finds New Pop Music Does All Sound the Same., immanuel litzroth, (Mon Aug 13, 9:44 am)
Re: [LAU] Study Finds New Pop Music Does All Sound the Same., Fons Adriaensen, (Sun Aug 12, 8:41 pm)
Re: [LAU] Study Finds New Pop Music Does All Sound the Same., Fons Adriaensen, (Sun Aug 12, 9:05 pm)