Linda Brown’s life is a shining example of how one person with determination and tenacity can have an enormous effect on history. But the fight for education access continues.
If this Obama administration rule went into effect, its biggest victims would likely be those who don’t need any more disadvantages: minority special-needs kids.
Increasing evidence supports the common sense intuition that when you tie teachers’ hands on maintaining order, bad things will happen to kids.
Attempts to reduce achievement gaps in math often do so by eliminating achievement altogether. This doesn’t help anyone (except consultants).
Segregation is not the problem; it’s a symptom. The real problem is that the ability of people from different races, cultures, and experiences to share ideas is breaking down.
The city’s high schools have become menacing places where gangs prowl the halls and ‘classroom invasions’ are commonplace. It’s coming to your schools next.
An ideology designed to mitigate the privilege of white males ended up placing those students right back at the head of the table.
What Education Secretary John King is doing in the name of minority kids will actually make their education worse.
If the noblest goal of affirmative action is to reduce the disparity of fortune between the races, that effort has clearly fallen short.
Two do-gooders thought they would help minority students and struggling athletes by giving them fake As in fake classes at UNC-Chapel Hill.
Oh, what I could do with the money my local school system spends while complaining they just don’t get enough to offer many extras.
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