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American boys forced by father to memorize Koran in Pakistani school

I've read this post today and it is about: 2 American boys, sons of a Pakistani taxi driver in USA, were tricked by their father. Thinking they are going on a vacation, the were send to a Pakistani madrassa school, were the only thing they study is memorization of Koran. It's important to mention that their knowledge of Arabic language is limited. They predict that it will take them about 7 years to finish the memorization.

As the background of the story you will hear proud principal of the school convincing the audience that among his students he has many foreigners, even from the Western countries. He assures that after the initial month or two of readjustment, the children are so content in the new place, that they do not want to go back to their families. He also speaks about the educational aspect of the "curriculum" provided.

Watch this video here

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Blog readability test

blog-readability-test.jpg So my blog scored college undergrad level. Somehow I can't believe it, but if it's truth, is good, since English is my third language. Or forth. I wonder if they measure Polish posts too? I think they just measure the vocabulary usage. If they would check grammar & composition etc. I would be in biiiig trouble.

Anyway. I guess that tells me I am qualified to homeschool my kids. Because I started to doubt it some time ago when it came to 4th grade level of spelling...

...10 minutes later...

So I checked this site and I don't think it's, after all, truly resembling the level of the content in my blog. Plus there is some info that it included some hidden embed code.

But being intrigued by the processI checked it with this site and I am on the level 9.0, MOST POPULAR NOVELS !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! At least a little better than TV guides!

The levels are:

6:TV guides, The Bible, Mark Twain

8: Reader's Digest

8 - 10: Most popular novels

10: Time, Newsweek

11: Wall Street Journal

14: The Times, The Guardian

15 - 20: Academic papers

Over 20: Only government sites can get away with this, because you can't ignore them.

Over 30: The government is covering something up

It also tells me that a reader is required to have 9 years of schooling to get what I write. Another calculation says that most people will get what I write.

So now I am rethinking my homeschooling again.

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