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Educational Lunacy

Bear Trax Wrote: Aug 22, 2012 4:07 PM
When it comes to pandering to the worst elements of our society, no-one does it better than Obama. Puting a quota on disciplinary measures is sure to elevate black student achievment as they realize that they can do whatever the damn well please with no consequences. In the meantime, the disruptions for attention (which is what it's all about) are sure to hurt the overall education of the well behaved students. Again, I see Obama setting these booby-traps to cause maximum grief for the administration. This is one more sign that it's time to end the federal dept. of education, and give control back to the locals.
If I were a Klansman, wanting to sabotage black education, I couldn't find better allies than education establishment liberals and officials in the Obama administration, especially Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, who in March 2010 announced that his department was "going to reinvigorate civil rights enforcement."

For Duncan, the civil rights issue was that black elementary and high school students are disciplined at a higher rate than whites. His evidence for discrimination is that blacks are three and a half times more likely to be suspended or expelled than their white peers. Duncan and his Obama administration supporters conveniently...