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Here We Go: Alabama to Implement “Race-Based Standards” in Public Schools

Jims Jab Wrote: Jul 13, 2013 2:51 PM
Great, institutionalized stupidity, just what we need. Not only do Americans have a right to education but now a right to be forced to become ignorant idiots.

Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to post-racial America. Via the Wall Street Journal:

The Alabama Federation of Republican Women (AFRW) strongly opposes "race-based standards for student achievement" pushed by the Alabama Department of Education, as reported in The Tuscaloosa News on Sunday, June 30. Minority students will be held to a lower standard, and would be tracked at a lower standard throughout their academic career from K-12.

According to this article by Jamon Smith, "Beginning this fall, Alabama public schools will be under a new state-created academic accountability system that sets different goals for students in math and reading...