Major Discipline for Texas Students

New York Times, July 19, 2011

A recent Texas study shows that 59.6 percent of students were suspended or expelled during their 7th to 12th grade years. The recurrence of such disciplinary actions varied between black, Hispanic and white students.

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  • Anonymous

    Let this proxy from Georgia be evidence of what public school teachers deal with every day-

    http://goo.gl/zIa5u

  • Prof.Helen

    In my classroom, I am in charge. A teacher must establish that from the first instant they step foot into the classroom. Caged students like inmates instinctively recognize fear.

    Know your subject,respect your subjects and take no prisoners.

    And if the Administration gives you grief – sue the mortar boards off them. There is no substitute for courage.

    I have never had to send a student for discipline. That’s my purview. It goes no further.

  • Jill

    For those Amren readers who may be new to HBD (human biodiversity), let me point out that social statistics in America go two ways [assuming the “Asians” are Chinese/Japanese/Koreans and not Pakistanis,Hmong or Pacific Islanders]:

    * Bad traits go Black>Hispanic>White>Asian.

    * Good traits go Asian>White>Hispanic>Black.

    I’ve only seen two exceptions: Gambling and Language/English fluency.

    (1) Asians are far more likely than whites to be gambling addicts for reasons both cultural and genetic.

    …in San Francisco’s Chinatown,…70% of 1,808 respondents ranked gambling as their community’s No. 1 problem…21% of respondents considered themselves pathological gamblers and 16% more called themselves problem gamblers — rates significantly higher than in the overall population. Current data suggest that 1.6% of Americans can be classified as pathological gamblers, a condition recognized as a psychiatric disorder. About 3% more are considered problem gamblers.

    http://www.asian-nation.org/gambling.shtml

    (2) Hispanics in majority recent-immigrant areas sometimes score lower than blacks in English classes, although not always. Sadly, even children of Mexican illegals often outscore blacks in English and literacy.

  • Chinh

    I thought cities like Austin and Houston had sizable Asian populations nearby. Did they not include Asians in the study because it would be politically incorrect to show that Asians have fewer discipline problems than whites?

  • Anonymous

    And of school’s more flagrant offenders in each demographic group what was their post high school criminal record? One would think the school disciplinary activities would find those more likely to become criminals.

  • Anonymous

    Anyone want to hazard a guess as to what percentage of white students find themselves in trouble because of their interaction/victimization with blacks/Mexicans? or because they have fallen into their “cultures”? Parents who leave their children in schools with large black/Mexican populations are cheating them out of their full potential, and putting them at risk for physical/sexual abuse

  • Anonymous

    To Chinh’s point: the presence of Asians is such a nuisance for the “bad minority behavior is a byproduct of discrimination” theorists. It’s gotten to the point where they’re discreetly “removed” as a comparison point.

  • Anonymous

    “I thought cities like Austin and Houston had sizable Asian populations nearby. Did they not include Asians in the study because it would be politically incorrect to show that Asians have fewer discipline problems than whites?”

    It is NEVER politically incorrect to bash whites in the media. Bashing whites and massaging statistics against them has always been commonplace in the media. I live in Southern Califorinia. I am surrounded by Asians. I would have to say most are very decent, hard-working people…however their communities are plagued with vicious Asian gangs. Drive by shootings occur sometimes, and extortion rackets are common. They mostly harrass their own people and brutally fight with other ethnic gangs. Asians students might have better records than their white classmates, but we never had violent gangs in these formerly white communities until Asians arrived. I have nothing against decent Asian people, but what I say is true.