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Obama's Educational Excellence Initiative

Blair31 Wrote: Aug 15, 2012 9:30 AM
It's racism. Why just blacks? Why not EVERYBODY?
rebmort Wrote: Aug 15, 2012 10:00 AM
Did you read the article? It is the breakdown of the family. In large part, because of the government that told girls they would be their baby's daddy. But don't feel bad. The whites are catching up.

President Barack Obama recently wrote an executive order that established a White House initiative on educational excellence for black Americans that will be housed in the Department of Education. It proposes "to identify evidence-based best practices" to improve black achievement in school and college. Though black education is in desperate straits, the president's executive order will accomplish absolutely nothing to improve black education. The reason is that it does not address the root causes of educational rot among black Americans. It's not rocket science; let's look at it.

The president's initiative contains not one word about rampant inner-city school violence,...