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Educational Lunacy

Dee Wrote: Aug 22, 2012 11:56 AM
Exactly the right solution. If kids don't want to learn nobody can make them. Take them out of class so those who do want to learn can. Place them in a position where they. An begin to learn a trade, preferably on graveyard shifts, and let them know that due to their lack of ability to write reports, speak proper English, and do simple math, this will be as far as they will go, no matter how long they are with the company. It got me straight, and I learned I liked aircraft maintenance. Retired from United Airlines after 37 years. My pension is nearly two times my Social Security.
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...