Oct 22, 2020 ~ Larry Elder, 'The No. 1 problem in the Black community is that 70% of Black kids are [raised out of wedlock]... kids growing up without a father are 5 times more likely to live in poverty, 9 times more likely to drop out of school and 20 times more likely to end up in prison.
Oct 21, 2020 ~ M.D. Kittle, 'Racist Antiracism Teaching Comes to the Suburbs' The toxic teachings of Critical Race Theory and Ibram X. Kendi are being indoctrinated into school children. Everything is branded 'racism' and 'white supremacy'. Parents are starting to wake up and push back.
Oct 20, 2020 ~ San Diego Unified School District (SDUSD) is changing its grading policies to 'make them more anti-racist.' For example, we learn that requiring work to be turned in on time is 'racist' and such racism will no longer be tolerated. New grading standards to be adopted as well.
Oct 19, 2020 ~ The DOE Office of Civil Rights informed Franklin Pierce University. that their policies violate Title IX. 'The first victory for college female athletes being forced to compete on an unfair playing field against males claiming transgender status and competing in women’s sports.'
Oct 16, 2020 ~ San Fran. Board of Education Commissioner Alison Collins says, '“merit” is an inherently racist construct designed and centered on white supremacist framing that justifies who IS and ISN’T worthy of education, safety, justice, empathy… basically humanity. ' Untrue, toxic garbage
Oct 5, 2020 ~ Tacoma middle school teacher Brendan Stanton kicked a student out of the chat and deleted the chat because he answered President Trump to the question, 'Who is the one person you admire and why?' Stanton went on at length as to why that kind of wrong answer will not be tolerated.
Sep 16, 2020 ~ Joe Biden says no money for charter schools. 'No privately funded charter school will receive or private charter school will receive a penny of federal money. None.' Charter Schools help minorities more than anyone else.
Sep 14, 2020 ~ Christoper Moreno, HS teacher at Westlake High School in Westchester County, NY distributed a #BLM cartoon to his students that compared the police to the KKK and to slave holders. Of course the girl who exposed this hatred is being bullied and being called a 'racist'.
Sep 6, 2020 ~ CA starting to use The 1619 Project in public schools. Tom Cotton '1619 Project is a racially divisive, revisionist account of history that denies the noble principles of freedom and equality on which our nation was founded.' Trump says DOE looking into it. Will not fund if true.
Aug 20, 2020 ~ Conor Friedersdorf, 'Anti-racist Arguments Are Tearing People Apart' Worse problem than the false racism accusation for the man holding the kid is that they were arguing that using standardized tests to place kids in schools appropriate to their level bc 'fuels systemic racism'.
Aug 19, 2020 ~ NYT, "The Latest in School Segregation: Private Pandemic 'Pods'" Parents addressing the inadequate 'remote learning' form 'learning pods' with neighbors to fill the gaps. The NYT explains how this will really 'perpetuate racial inequities rooted in white supremacy. '
Aug 12, 2020 ~ Warren Beatty, 'The Myth that Is Systemic Racism'. Shows the black white wage gap can almost be entirely explained by blacks dropping out of high school at 2X the rate of whites and 2X fatherless homes. Blacks who finish high school, don't have out of wedlock kids are not poor.
Aug 6, 2020 ~ Stanford University economist Eric Hanushek reviewed nearly 400 studies on school funding and concluded that "there is not a strong or consistent relationship between student performance and school resources." Funding is up 280% per student inflation adjusted since 1960.
Jul 30, 2020 ~ Peter Kirsanow, 'The Systemic Racism Canard's Consequences' The left asserts any disparity must be caused by racism. These lie have consequences. Less students are be suspended, less people are arrested to equalize numbers. Big increases in school violence and violent crime.
Jul 21, 2020 ~ Chrissy Clark, Washington Free Beacon, "Michigan School Fires Popular Teacher For Saying 'Trump Is Our President'". Popular varsity baseball coach and social studies teacher Justin Kucera is fired for simply posting 'Trump is Our President'. Apolitical and well liked in class.
Jul 17, 2020 ~ All the big 'News' Orgs misrepresent what Kailey McEnany said about opening schools. They report that she said 'The science should not stand in the way of this' making it sound like she means ignore the science. Leave out 'The science is on our side here... follow the science.'
May 7, 2020 ~ National Review, 'Common Sense on Title IX', Betsy DeVos and Trump's DOE restores due process into college allegations of sexual misconduct. Biden, who would be guilty under the very rules he is pushing for, demands due process for himself but vows to deny it to college students.
May 7, 2020 ~ The DOE released its final Title IX Amendments, restoring 'Due Process Of Law' back into college allegations of sexual misconduct. Betsy DeVos, 'We can continue to combat sexual misconduct without abandoning our core values of fairness, presumption of innocence, and due process.'
Apr 15, 2020 ~ Walter Williams, 'Fixing College Corruption'. Williams highlights a study called 'Academic Grievance Studies and the Corruption of Scholarship' 'Grievance scholars bully students, administrators' etc. 'The worldview they promote is neither scientific nor rigorous.' Bogus majors.
Mar 25, 2020 ~ Walter Williams, "The Secret Shame: How America's Most Progressive Cities Betray Their Commitment to Educational Opportunity for All."' 'progressive cities, on average, have black/white achievement gaps in math and reading that are 15% and 13% higher than in conservative cities.'
Mar 3, 2020 ~ Kevin Williamson 'Bernie Sanders's - and the Left's - Fake Fiscal History of 1950s America' 'Sanders is full of it.' Tax burden is 'about the same today' except the rich pay more and the middle class pays less. Military spending cut by 2/3rds. Welfare, education spending way up.
Feb 26, 2020 ~ At a CNN Townhall a student named Beverly who racked up an insane $250,000 in student loan, mostly from undergrad asked Sanders, 'What is your plan for students like me with student loan debt and how do you plan to pay for it?' Who wouldn't spend that much if the government pays?
Jan 28, 2020 ~ BrightBeam study, 'The Secret Shame: How America's Most Progressive Cities Betray Their Commitment to Educational Opportunity For All.' Shows how the achievement gap between white and non-white students is FAR HIGHER in cities run by democrats. Weird if racism is the explanation.
Dec 16, 2019 ~ Biden commits to ending standardized testing because its 'racist'. Questioned 'Given that standardized testing is rooted in a history of racism and eugenics, if you are elected president, will you commit to ending the use of standardizing testing in public schools?' Biden, 'Yes.'
Oct 24, 2019 ~ Arizona State University Professor Asao Inoue claims that asking students to use proper grammar is racist. 'We are all implicated in white supremacy.' 'Grading is a great way to protect the white property of literacy in schools and maintain the white supremacist status quo.'
Sep 19, 2019 ~ George Packer, 'When the Culture War Comes for the Kids' Was all for -everyone is equal- liberalism. Found out 'the new progressivism' is all about 'identity' 'heresy hunts and denunciations of sin' 'White Supremacy Culture' only explanation for test score gaps so no more testing
Aug 13, 2019 ~ Fatherless homes: 90% of runaways, 71% of pregnant teenagers, 63% of youth suicides, 71% of high school dropouts, 70% of juveniles in state-operated institutions, 'twice as likely to drop out of high school and twice as likely to end up in jail.' 26 of 27 deadliest mass shooters.
Jun 21, 2019 ~ Economist Walter Williams says de Blasio is blaming the wrong thing, racism, for why blacks underperform on 'the Specialized High Schools Admissions Test'. Williams and Sowell point out blacks used to perform competitively but scores steadily declined as black culture changed
May 8, 2019 ~ 'Race-Norming' in a Maryland Public-School District. Article by Mike Gonzalez. Asians are being discriminated against in order to increase numbers for whites, blacks and Hispanics. Asian enrollment dropped 23% in 2017, 20% in 2018. Ignores the 'very real racial achievement gap'
Jan 14, 2019 ~ RAND Corp. study of 'restorative justice' in Pittsburgh Public Schools - classrooms became more disruptive - 'substantial negative effects on math achievement' especially for black students - had 0 effect on the 'school to prison pipeline'
Jan 10, 2019 ~ Walter Williams, 'A Glimmer of Hope for Black Education'. Maria Scruggs, president of the St. Petersburg, FL, NAACP said the 'district has shown they just can't do it. Now it's time for the community to step in.' Williams explains all the real things holding black education back.
Dec 1, 2018 ~ Walter Williams gives examples of how charter schools are helping minority students - dramatic examples where the normal school and charter school are in the same location but the test results are night and day. This is an issue that hurt Gillum with black voters in the election.
Oct 14, 2018 ~ A group of bloggers submit nonsensical papers in fake fields such as Gender Studies. Many were accepted for publication including a chapter of Mein Kampf, one about dog rape culture and others that were random victimhood gobbledygook. Not really a surprise for fake disciplines.
Oct 7, 2018 ~ Walter Williams, 'Racial Disparities in School Discipline'. Obama DOJ guidelines to 'fix' so called 'disparate impact' in discipline led to 42.5% reduction in black suspensions and led to a massive increase in teacher assaults and non-conducive behavior.
Sep 28, 2018 ~ Walter Williams, 'University Corruption' - 'All across the country the big question now in STEM is how can we promote more women and minorities by 'changing' [i.e., lowering] the requirements we had previously set for graduate level study'.
Sep 19, 2018 ~ Trump Education Department under Betsy DeVos restores essential 'due process' back into the way colleges investigate and handle allegations of rape, sexual assault and sexual harassment. The elimination of due process has been a disaster but dems prefer kangaroo courts.
Jun 24, 2018 ~ Sheriff David Clarke, 'Obama Era School Discipline Reform Decreases Public School Scores, Increases Bad Behavior' - was based on the false assumption that black children were disciplined more because of racism - by not punishing bad behavior, they predictably got more of it.
Jun 21, 2018 ~ Walter Williams, 'Educational Fraud Continues'. 83% of black high school graduates cannot read at 12 grade level. 93% could not do math at that level. Only 17% test college ready but colleges admit 58%. 'Very often, when they graduate from college' still not at 12th-grade level.
Jun 21, 2018 ~ DOJ gets University of Michigan anti-harassment policy changed which said 'the most important indication of bias is your own feelings' - has to be more objective than that.
Jun 17, 2018 ~ Tenured Economist Professor Bryan Caplan writes a book called 'The Case Against Education' explaining why higher education is not worth it for most people and is essentially a very expensive fraud. Most kids don't learn anything useful, Arrogant ignorance. Cost far too high now.
Jun 9, 2018 ~ Walter Williams, 'Past Versus Present Americans'. In Baltimore, 4 teachers or school staff are assaulted in schools PER DAY. In Philadelphia, 'on an average day 25 students, teachers, or other staff members were victims of a violent crime'. Can't expel or even discipline them.
Jun 9, 2018 ~ Andrew G. Biggs 'Myths about Teacher Pay'. 70% said needs to be raised but underestimated by $20K what they thought teachers made $39.5K vs actual average $58.3K - even teachers underestimated - majority does not support when found out real salaries - pensions are also generous
May 15, 2018 ~ John Stossel, 'Hating DeVos' - Taxpayers spend $634 Billion per year on education, tripled over 30 years but test scores stayed flat - DOE spends $193 Billion, DeVos wanted to cut but got $2 Billion increase - Charter schools deliver better results.
Mar 11, 2018 ~ Years After Obama's School Lunch Rules, Kids Fatter Than Ever - Obama lunch program was not only widely disliked by the students, it did not even achieve the desired results - the opposite in fact. Childhood obesity continues to rise. - Thomas Phippen
Mar 10, 2018 ~ Segregated staff meetings were instituted at Nichols Middle School in Evanston, Ill. because of a big gap in test scores between blacks and whites. Which was of course assumed to be due to racism. In other schools where these measures were taken black scores fell instead of rose.
Feb 25, 2018 ~ DC's Graduation Rate Scandal. Frank W. Ballou High School and others were praised as Obama Era reform success stories. Obama visited some. 100% of seniors graduating. Investigation found massive fraud. Many could barely read or write. Half missed more than 3 months of school.
Jan 11, 2018 ~ Kerri Toloczko, 'Making School Lunch Edible Again' - Administration undoing Michelle Obama's failed program - her intentions were good but it was a one size fits all program and solutions tailored to local conditions are what works.
Jan 8, 2018 ~ Lenore Skenazy & Jonathan Haidt article, 'The Fragile Generation' - Helicopter parenting has become the norm - not good for kids - they don't learn to evaluate risks - they don't learn from mistakes and they need authority figures to always watch over them.
Dec 29, 2017 ~ David Solway 'Why I quit teaching'. Hiring is done based on race, gender. Too much time having to discipline unruly students. Calibar and capability of the students have fallen so far, its pointless. 'The ability to write a coherent English sentence was practically nonexistent.'
Dec 28, 2017 ~ Walter Williams, 'Educational Rot' Professor Williams looks at another reason for poor performance by black students. The quality of the teachers has fallen to abysmal levels - 700 Georgia teachers failed VERY EASY certification - 300 failed 5 or more times.