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

Thomas233 Wrote: Jul 15, 2013 8:02 AM
free diplomas will not get them into higher education "2 words the can't spell" just push them through don't push to do righy by them and help them to do good, just discourage the minorities to do bad and don't worry about it. what are these jackasses thinking it will get worse not better. time to re do the entire education system so all will be winners

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...