The percent of students who met standards at Harlem Village Academy dropped from 100% to 21%.
Tag Archives: Race in Schools
Uncommon Core Heightens Race and Class Math Divide, Huffington Post
A New SAT Aims to Realign with Schoolwork, New York Times
Test makers hope to reduce the score gap between rich and poor.
Perhaps it favors the intelligent.
‘Discipline Reform’ Is in Obama Program to Help Young Men. What’s That Mean?, Christian Science Monitor
New discipline techniques include “restorative justice” and “culturally responsive education.”
“. . . officials’ concerns of racial violence outweighed students’ freedom of expression rights.”
The National School Boards Association says public schools should add it to their curricula.
Race Issue Is Hot Topic at Hearing on Missouri’s Plan for Failing School Districts, St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Blacks don’t want whites put in charge of their failing school districts.
Solutions to Black Education, CNS News
More good sense from Walter Williams.
New teaching techniques for today’s students.
It discouraged illegal immigration.
The New Way Towns Are Segregating Schools, DiversityInc
Baton Rouge whites want to escape a school district that is 80 percent black.
It included fried chicken, cornbread, and watermelon.
Another form of unacceptable discrimination.
School celebrates Cinco de Mayo but nixes celebration of US.
Will Piers Morgan Apologize for Spreading a Racist Hoax?, The Federalist
Revealed: The One in Nine Schools Where English Is Not First Language, Telegraph (London)
In more than 200 British schools, 90 percent of students don’t speak English at home.
Brooklyn School Cutting Gifted Program to Boost Diversity, New York Daily News
Epitaph for America.
Tracking the Educational Progress of 21st-Century African American Students, Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
Results are not good.
Dalton School Apologizes for Screening Slavery Satire, New York Times
A nation of cowards.
The witch hunt never ends.
Four boys attacked her.
We hope to see you in Nashville this April.
Three principals have been fired; 138 teachers are being investigated.
A Test for One Chinese Province: How to Educate an Influx of US-Born Children, Christian Science Monitor
Another crazy consequence of birthright citizenship.
MP: “Is anyone speaking up for the white working class?”
Universal Preschool: Expensive and Ineffective, Real Clear Policy
But that won’t stop New York City’s new mayor.
Zero tolerance policies were meant to shield schools from charges of discrimination.
Allen West pulls no punches.
Nearly 10 percent are due to brain injuries.
Tech’s Gender and Race Gap Starts in High School, The Atlantic
Few women, blacks, or Hispanics take the computer science AP exam.
School bureaucrats cleverly kept $70 million a year flowing from the state.
Australian math classes to include Aboriginal number concepts.
“Disparate impact” will now apply to school discipline.
Eric Holder wants to keep blacks and Hispanics out of the “school-to-prison pipeline.”
Jindal: DOJ ‘More Interested in Skin Color’ than Education, Weekly Standard
The feds want to stop a voucher program that could lead to partial re-segregation.
Powerful Mexican Teachers’ Leader Accused of Embezzlement, New York Times
She ran what may be the most corrupt school system in Latin America.
The Pursuit of Racial Amity, Fred on Everything
When it comes to race, “Maybe a little less togetherness would better preserve the peace.”
Why Teachers of Color Quit, The Atlantic
They think they are wonderful role models but they’re not paid enough.
A Look at What SAT Report on Camden Means, Philadelphia Enquirer
Just three high school seniors in Camden scored “college ready” on the SAT.
33 percent of the state’s Hispanic third graders are proficient in reading, compared to 64 percent of whites.
Despite Bullying, Muslim Students Feel Accepted, Report Says, Los Angeles Times
But CAIR says things are worse than they seem.
In Minnesota, race drives school labels, discipline for students, Star Tribune (Minneapolis)
Even in liberal Minneapolis the teachers must be racists.
Old law required an official investigation on the basis of a single complaint.
Test-Score Gap Widens Between White, Black Students in Chicago, Chicago Sun-Times
Largest proficiency gap since the study began in 2003.
“Studies have found no support for the hypothesis that black students misbehave more often.”
It will cost about $400,000 to change the name of Nathan B. Forrest High School.
76 percent of Detroit eighth-graders scored “below basic” in math.
Good schools may improve crystallized intelligence, but not fluid intelligence.