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Black teachers assign black students to gifted programs at nearly the same rate as white students.
At this rate, it will take 250 years for the black-white math gap to close.
In one district, 85 percent of students graduated, but not one was “college ready” in reading or math.
Are There Genes for Intelligence—And Is It Racist to Ask?, National Geographic
Cap: As usual, liberals are afraid of the truth.
Gene “networks” may be governed by a common “master switch.”
Breitbart dethrones liberals’ favorite scientist.
Blacks Fail Philly Police Psych Screening More Than Whites, Philadelphia Inquirer
Hispanics fall in between.
“Out of the 1500 grandmasters in the world, only three or four are black.”
Said regarding failing schools: “We can’t make an African American white.”
Even Obama is guilty of continuing this “legacy of oppression.”
Asians outscore whites in most states.
District spends over $13,000 per student each year.
No mention of shifting demographics as a cause.
SAT’s Racial Impact, Inside Higher Ed
Race is a strong predictor of SAT scores.
The few whites in DC public schools dramatically outperform non-whites.
Much agonizing over the inevitable.
Advocates think pre-K will narrow achievement gaps; evidence suggests otherwise.
Why Aren’t There More Black Scientists?, Wall Street Journal
Racial preferences lead to a “mismatch effect” for blacks.
Non-whites not tapped often enough for special ed.
Larger Brains Do Not Lead to High IQs, Medical Xpress
But there is a “robust but weak association” between the two.
Smart people may have better communication between parts of the brain.
This is true for both black and white students.
Achievement Gaps Widen for California’s Black and Latino Students, Los Angeles Times
Pass rates in math: Asians–69% , Whites–49%, Hispanics–21%, Blacks–16%.
Jesse Jackson Calls on Tech’s ‘Unicorns’ to Join Apple, Google and Release Diversity Reports, International Business Times
Diversity-mongers used to ignore smaller tech companies.
No Evidence of Racial Discrimination in Criminal Justice Processing, Personality and Individual Differences
Controlling for IQ and lifetime violence eliminates disparities in incarceration rates.
Study finds strong links between intelligence-associated genes and national IQ.
Why School Reform Failed, National Policy Institute
Because it denied the importance of race.
Latinos Struggle to Close Gap with Whites in California ACT Scores, Los Angeles Times
The gaps are as large in science as they are in English.
The goal is to increase non-white enrollment.
She’d ruled two earlier exams “discriminatory.”
His IQ is only 69.
Northern Japanese are smarter, taller, and lighter-skinned.
The alleles they don’t have are as important as the ones they do have.
Hardly any students scored in the top three ranges in math.
The Association Between Intelligence and Lifespan Is Mostly Genetic, International Journal of Epidemiology
It genes, not lifestyle, that make smart people live longer.
It’s part of the search for diversity.
Study of 12,500 twins finds academic performance is between 54 and 65 percent heritable.
Researchers discern race by brain shape.
Are Low-Skill Immigrants Upwardly Mobile?, Real Clear Policy
Hispanics probably aren’t.
Men are over-represented at the extreme ends of the bell curve.
94 percent of employees are white or Asian.
Fred Reed explains things to Cornell West.
It’s society’s fault.
The Anti-Science Left, Real Clear Politics
John Stossel says liberals are afraid of race differences in IQ.
Coulter Hates ‘the Browning of America’, Daily Beast
Daily Beast interviews “Vixen of the Right” about her forthcoming book.