Lynn Mom: School Rule Hurts Whites

ItemLive, September 2, 2011

A Lynn mother has started a petition drive to overturn a controversial public school policy that she maintains gives preference to non-whites when a student is trying to switch schools.

Patricia O’Malley, who is white, believes her daughter was a victim of reverse discrimination when her attempt to transfer from Marshall Middle School to Pickering Middle School was denied.

“It’s just not right that you can base this solely on race,” O’Malley said during an interview at her home this week.

The policy in question is Lynn’s Public Schools Voluntary Plan for School Improvement and the Elimination of Minority Isolation approved by the Lynn School Committee and the Massachusetts State Board of Education in February 1988.

According to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts general law chapter 71, section 37D, “racial isolation” occurs when more than 30 percent of the students are non-white.

So preference is given to minorities trying to switch schools under the policy.

But the Department of Education website states just 24.5 percent of the students in the Lynn school system are white, as opposed to 49.4 percent Latinos and 12.4 percent blacks.

“If that is not racial isolation, I don’t know what is,” O’Malley said. “The system is no longer working and needs to be fixed.”

School committee member Rick Starbard said he too thinks the policy should be changed.

“It sounds ridiculous (that) even though white children are a minority they are still viewed as a majority,” he said.

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O’Malley learned about the policy when she wanted to get her soon-to-be sixth-grade daughter transferred out of Marshall Middle School, which is the closest middle school to her home.

She said Marshall students perform poorly on standardized tests and she doesn’t the school has a safe environment for her daughter.

“I am petrified of what will happen is she goes to Marshall,” O’Malley said.

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School committee member Donna Coppola agrees with the current policy.

“I think the policy in Lynn is a good one. It allows every single child to go to their neighborhood school,” Coppola said. “If a child doesn’t want to go to their neighborhood school, it can it make it more unbalanced.”

Coppola is suspicious when people want to change schools.

“I am always concerned when a parent doesn’t want to go to a school. Do they just want to go to a white school or is it something else?” Coppola said.

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While O’Malley and Walker have received positive praise about the petition, they are finding it difficult to persuade people to sign it. Twenty-three people have signed so far.

“I think people are afraid that they will come off as racist,” Walker said.

The two have even been accused of being racist themselves.

When Walker posted the petition’s link on her Facebook page, a few of her friends fired back.

“One friend told me just because you are in the minority doesn’t make you a minority,” Walker said. “People think we want special treatment because we are white. That is not the case. We just want the same opportunities as everyone else.”

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In the worst-case scenario, her daughter will only attend Marshall for one year and O’Malley said she will move if she had to.

“I don’t want to move, but I will,” O’Malley said.

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  • Miss Whitey

    “I am always concerned when a parent doesn’t want to go to a school. Do they just want to go to a white school or is it something else?” Coppola said.

    So what if they want to send their White children to White schools. These schools are generally much safer and more education intensive than majority nonwhite schools. We have the right to decide where WE want to send our childen to school.

    “One friend told me just because you are in the minority doesn’t make you a minority,” Walker said.

    What? Can someone please explain this to me. This does not sound like a friend of hers. She can get this kind of foolish talk from a nonwhite.

    It is no wonder nonwhites are taking over our institutions. Some of these White people just don’t understand the major consequences of these liberal policies.

  • Anonymous

    When Walker posted the petition’s link on her Facebook page, a few of her friends fired back.

    “One friend told me just because you are in the minority doesn’t make you a minority,” Walker said. “People think we want special treatment because we are white. That is not the case. We just want the same opportunities as everyone else.”

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    Hope that person isn’t your “friend” any longer…

    Sorry, but Walker, you will NEVER get any opportunities whatsoever in a nation that is being taken over by nonwhites. They WANT to keep your White daughter in a school full of mexican/black males so as to ensure her of having a bi-racial pregnancy in the near future. That is their goal. Another White convert to their sick, demented fantasy of a “one race” world.

  • Spartan24

    Hades will freeze over before my daughter goes to the school in my neighborhood! She is just turning 4 and we have our house for sale but in the worse case scenario we plan on homeschooling after Kindergarten. When I went to school you were granted a transfer if three things were in order: (1) the school you wanted to transfer to had room. (2) you were not a habitual discipline problem and (3) the transfer was not “contrary to integration”. Translation from teacherese: contrary to integration meant if you were a White kid stuck in a majority black school you were really out of luck. If I were this mom I would do my best to get my daughter in a private school or teach her at home.

  • HH

    “…reverse discrimination…”

    This terminology needs to be expunged from the American vocabulary immediately. If we are being honest, the phrase itself is obviously discriminatory suggesting it is Whites who naturally discriminate. They want “equality,” then they should have it!

  • Anonymous

    Pat, Pat, Pat…you don’t have to move. You can put your daughter in a Private School, Catholic School, or Protestant School for a quality education, or you can do what many people are doing today, which is Home Schooling their children.

    I would also get the attention of all the parents who Home School their children, or send them to Private Schools named above, and get them involved in a Property Tax, and School Tax Protest, with their respective Cities and Towns, regarding paying School Taxes as part of their property tax bill, without getting the benefit of using the Public Schools for which you are paying. Enough of that, already.

    As far as I am concerned, I am not paying for anything that I cannot use, or my children cannot benefit from.

    Instead, tell the City or Town that you will pay a yearly fee to use the local Public Library.

    When all the White parents withdraw their children out of those sink holes called Public Schools, the Schools will finally implode under their own mismanagement, corruption, and violence.

  • Bill R

    Don’t move. Home School. Or band together with other fed up white mothers and start a church school at your church. There must be at least ONE unemployed school teacher among you. Your kids will be far better off, learn more, be safer, and have higher achievement and employment prospects, believe me. Employers are now coming to realize that nothing good comes out of the government public school system and home schooled kids are more polite, better educated, more proficient in core subjects, and most of all are STABLE personalities knowing how to self-motivate and develop disciplined work ethics.

  • Sureesh

    I really feel for the poor white children who are subjected to physical abuse and chaos in ghetto schools. The only solution to protecting white kids from feral thugs is to integrate the ‘white schools’ school with SMART, WELL BEHAVED ASIAN KIDS. That way, they get their ‘diversity quota’ without being subject to violence and lowered standards. In fact, the only complaint they will have is that the Asian kids are too smart and studious and their white kids can’t keep up with them.

  • Anonymous

    Even blacks don’t want to go to their zoned schools–Around Baltimore County, no one wants to go to Woodlawn. Mostly black school, always awful. Parents are trying their darndest to get kids into whiter schools, much to the dismay of others.The excuse is that the big black high schools are too rough, and their precious little bundle of joy would just do better in a more academic atmosphere. Maybe bundle of joy wouldn’t be actin’ out, and everythin’, if they was around white peeps…lots of “border jumpers” from Baltimore City into Baltimore County, especially around the Loch Raven corridor…

  • Anonymous

    Move to a different state your daughter should come 1st. Do not permit your daughter to be used in this way for some social engineering politically correct scheme. Do not fight it just move. That is the best way to protect your daughter. The people that are doing this have way more money then you and you can not fight them. The only way to fight them is to move where they can not come at you.

  • Ann Marion

    Mrs. O’Malley’s daughter is a candidate for home-schooling.

    When oh when will “our side” give up on the public schools???

    Nothing is EVER going to get better. The public school system is NOT for people like us.

    So “they” get the buildings and we pay the costs for “the system” even when we don’t use it. But at least we can save our kids and our sanity by checking out.

  • Anonymous

    Sureesh wrote

    “I really feel for the poor white children who are subjected to physical abuse and chaos in ghetto schools. The only solution to protecting white kids from feral thugs is to integrate the ‘white schools’ school with SMART, WELL BEHAVED ASIAN KIDS. That way, they get their ‘diversity quota’ without being subject to violence and lowered standards. In fact, the only complaint they will have is that the Asian kids are too smart and studious and their white kids can’t keep up with them.”

    I really feel for the hard working white kids in my area that have to be around arrogant and clannish South Asians that have begun to ‘act black’. I was blown away at the mall today of all the South Asian kids (mostly Tamils) wearing baggy and sagging pants with their ‘bling’.

  • WR the elder

    Please ban the term “reverse discrimination”. Discrimination against white people is discrimination, not reverse discrimination.

    As others have pointed out, the solution if at all possible is to home school your children. Even the safe white schools will indoctrinate your child about the benefits of diversity and the wickedness of whites, while failing to teach them about the Constitution or the inventors of automobiles, refrigeration, electrical generators, computers, and innumerable other things, all of them white.

  • Spartan24

    White kids would never be accepted as other than school aquaintances by Asian kids. Not to mention the possibility of a White kid ending up on the wrong side of an “honor killing” if he ends up dating a Muslim girl.

  • Tab Numlock

    Where are the fathers of these kids? If they tried to do that to my kid I’d be upfront and personal in their face making it clear that my kid was not fodder for their racial experiments.

  • John AZ

    WR the elder wrote at 10:27 PM on September 2:

    Please ban the term “reverse discrimination”. Discrimination against white people is discrimination, not reverse discrimination.

    Completely agree, WR the elder. The very phrase “reverse discrimination” is complete anti-white agitprop. It assumes that the default is white discrimination. It’s an evil term and should be challenged whenever it is uttered.

  • Anonymous

    ANON #5 wrote:

    When all the White parents withdraw their children out of those sink holes called Public Schools, the Schools will finally implode under their own mismanagement, corruption, and violence.

    Exactly. Well said.

    Folks, just do your best to pay for the private education, get the vouchers, do home schooling, whatever…just deny the schools your kids…don’t feed your progeny to that machine.

    The public schools system will indeed wither and die with no white kids, but only blacks and mestizos to house in little prisons.

    Cut off the money by any means possible. The schools system (merely a holding pen for future inmates) will crumble.

    Keep your kids out of public schools at any cost.

    Find ways to keep your tax dollars from funding these holes.

    It will greatly – GREATLY hasten the rebirth of white awareness, and head us toward our sovereign cities and states. Choke off that tree at the roots. Let the third worlders school themselves…Hah!

  • THE MAN

    Thank you WR the elder POST #12, I wrote a paper in college in 1975 against this term (Reverse Discrimination ). Discrimination is discrimination. We need our own schools so we can stop the brain washing of our children. The future of our people must be passed down through and by our children. We must educate our children if there is to be a future for us. What about after school studies? Parents could send their children to white identity training centers to compete with what will happen when they go college. Prepare them ahead of college to give them the tools to combat the misinformation and abuse they will get there.

  • Tim Mc Hugh

    How about a “foreign exchange” program where kids go to live with AmRen posters for a year?…

  • Anonymoose

    4 — HH wrote at 8:08 PM on September 2:

    “…reverse discrimination…”

    This terminology needs to be expunged from the American vocabulary immediately. If we are being honest, the phrase itself is obviously discriminatory suggesting it is Whites who naturally discriminate. They want “equality,” then they should have it!

    _______________________________________________

    The thing you have to understand is that the term “reverse discrimination” is a legal term. It was created by the U.S. Supreme Court in the 1970s and is used as terminology in Supreme Court decisions. Same with the term “white privilege”.

    You want to expunge these and similar terms, start collecting large amounts of money and litigating at every turn. That’s what they did. And I mean “every”. A billion dollars a year in litigation would not be too much.

  • Periapsis

    There’s no better way to break white children spiritually as well as crush their chances of realizing their potential than locking them up with a bunch of non-whites who will harass, assault, rape, rob or murder them. There is no way any child can learn in an environment filled with fear, chaos and violence. That is the intent behind this rule, and I agree with the posters who are advocates of home schooling. The only way white parents can protect white children mentally as well as ensure they get prepared for the struggle ahead is to home school or send them to private schools. Moving away from majority non-white areas is also necessary to protect the dwindling number of white children from the monsters being bred thanks in large measure to hundreds of billions of dollars extorted from whites at gun point.

  • NiviusVir

    I believe a good lawyer could rip them and their anti-White policy to shreds.

  • Mike Harrigan

    Agreed with those who dislike the term “reverse discrimination”. This term obviously implies that Whites are THE discriminators in the world and it is a rare exception when a “person of color” (another anti White, racist jab) commits an act of discrimination. The truth is that when a White commits a racist act, THAT should be called reverse discrimination.

  • Un-Indoctrinated

    Yes this is a case of unabashedly flat out racism on the part of the school district. If I were her Mom, I would move her out right away, or send my daughter to live with a family member (if possible) to attend another school. Or, like other posters have stated, simply move out of state IF YOU CAN. I know with these modern day depression times in front of us that it’s not that easy. But you must put your family first.

    I live in a city that is 90% White, but the school district has a lot of White wannabe gangsters in the local public schools. My daughter will attend Catholic school, and my wife & I don’t care how much it will cost. The public schools here have clans of Eastern European gangs who hate the black kids and Middle Eastern kids because they were harassed in previous years. There are more and more blacks but they aren’t raping any White girls right now. That’s a good thing.

    This article is mind-boggling in the idiocy from one of her “friends”. Just because you are a minority in fact DOES MAKE YOU A MINORITY. It’s time Whites use these laws against idiot liberals. There are two options in this. Go to court or take it to the streets. Failure is not an option. Another thing is now we are all living in a “global” environment. Why can’t Whites go to some type of world court and claim protective racial status, as our numbers are now down to 10% in the world. Good European stock is a valuable commodity in black market trafficking of sex slaves. So make Whites an attractive offer to protect their stock.

  • Kingoldby

    “One friend told me just because you are in the minority doesn’t make you a minority,”

    There speaks the authentic voice of the braindead liberal. It doesn’t matter what the actual objective facts are, they are always irrelevant to the ‘greater truth’ of leftist dogma.

    Repeat after me, 2+2=5.

  • Spirit Wolf

    Which Asian kids? The Koreans and Vietnamese who have supplied our Canadian cities with the wonderful enrichment of gangs and street racing with no care for pedestrians? Or the new Chinese that have been making their way here lately who are so superstitious, they will probably skip school on days with “inauspicious” numbers, or refuse to walk past a graveyard on their way?

  • Anonymous

    Unfortunately she is going to have to do what whites have been doing for years…move. And then the pols wonder about white flight, just another reason why it happens.

  • Anonymous

    Always remember that “minority” does not mean “minority” in this sick PC world whites have cowardly allowed. It means “protected group with special privileges” due to their having well organized political organizations working only for their interests – unlike whites whose knees wobble at the thought of be called racists and who would rather sacrifice their own children’s welfare than organized for it and be called “bigots”. What cowardly saps.

  • crusader

    Click on the article link. One of the commenters provides a link to the petition, and it might be a good idea for Massachusetts residents to sign it.

  • ghw

    “One friend told me just because you are in the minority doesn’t make you a minority,”

    ………………………

    Upon translation from Politically Correct Speak (and after some thought) I figure that means:

    Just because you’re a [numerical] minority doesn’t make you a [racial] “minority”. So don’t be expecting any of our special benefits.

    It also sounds to me like she has some “minority” friends. Why would she be determined to live in a cummunity that is only 25% white?

  • Spartan24

    It is not so easy to just pick up and move. With the housing market the way it is right now selling can almost be out of the question- we have been trying to sell to get out of a rapidly browning neighborhood for two years. If it is impossible for her to move she can do like everyone else does and use a friend or family member’s address to send her kids to another school district. It happens all the time. However the more she makes a fuss the more the surrounding school districts might be looking for her to do just a thing. Best thing would be for her to either homeschool or put the kids into a private school.

  • Mike H.

    *“I am always concerned when a parent doesn’t want to go to a school. Do they just want to go to a white school or is it something else?” Coppola said.*

    Said the woman in favor of a policy that forces whites to go to schools full of blacks and mestizos, because otherwise those poor non-whites would be “isolated.”

    Sounds to me like Coppola’s the one with the obsession with white people.

  • Charles B. Tiffany

    The racist hate filled bigot should have the state take her child away from her. Denying her child the chance to learn how to tolerate failure, learn about sex in bathrooms from 14 year old thugs in the 6th grade if she wants to or not,learning that a white skin is to be ashamed of, and that staying with your own kind is treason,is child abuse per se. Maybe we should just make her daughter a prostitute working for the state penal system on conjugal visit days. She has been so damaged by her racist mother that she would be of little use for the mongrelization of America anyway.

    Charles B. Tiffany

    Kissimmee. Florida

  • Anonymous

    A little off topic but not really when it concerns White folk.

    When will we ever face the fact that genocide is being played out on us Whites everywhere in the world. Forget about YOUR “rights” dear White parent, you have none. No one dares mention White and genocide in our media or otherwise. This article makes it plain what they are doing to us. Notice this sentence.

    “All the money collected will go toward genocide awareness and relief programs”.

    Oops, they aren’t talking about OUR ongoing genocide….

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    http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/toronto/mississauga-high-school-students-aim-to-collect-13-million-pennies/article2153594/

    “The students hope to eventually create a wall of these boxes in the school foyer that will function on several levels: a wall symbolizing the ghettos of the Holocaust, a memorial to the victims and a thank-you gesture to Canadian veterans who fought in the Second World War. All the money collected will go toward genocide awareness and relief programs.”

    “And you don’t want to forget that, you know, similar things are happening all the time … bullying in schools, prejudice, racism.”

    —————————————————–

    Notice WHO this is directed towards? Whites, of course. They are collecting pennies from mostly White school kids to instill in them their own “prejudice and racism” (white guilt) and how to make amends by donating pennies. Very subtle, right?

  • Anonymous

    #29

    It also sounds to me like she has some “minority” friends. Why would she be determined to live in a cummunity that is only 25% white?

    why would 25% of whites live there? Seriously, I would like to find out what prompts a person to stay in such a situation. The kids of those 25% have to go to school, too.

  • Anonymous

    “As far as I am concerned, I am not paying for anything that I cannot use, or my children cannot benefit from”

    Sorry while I agree in principle with you you have to say. I had a friend who went on a crusade not paying taxes he did not think he should pay. Wrong move. Lost his house and got 3 years in federal prison. He is there now.

  • Bon, From the Land of Babble

    The public schools system will indeed wither and die with no white kids, but only blacks and mestizos to house in little prisons.

    What do you think is in California schools now? Anyone seen a So Cal public school lately? They are surrounded by 9-foot tall metal bars with spikes on top, so prison is an apt term.

    Cut off the money by any means possible. The schools system (merely a holding pen for future inmates) will crumble.

    Yes. This means STOP voting for school bonds unless you think it’s OK to fund schools that house illegal aliens, anchor babies and future black criminals. Also, keep an eye on the fools in your state house, ours changed the passage of school bonds from 2/3rds to simple majority guaranteeing that ALL of them go through now. Some homeowners in LA are beholden to an extra $650/year on their property tax bill for 30 years — to fund schools their own children cannot attend.

    Keep your kids out of public schools at any cost.

    I agree and I am a public school teacher. I have a front row seat as to what goes on in these hell holes, what the prevailing dogma is, how Whites are portrayed in textbooks. Now do it. And don’t look back.

    You won’t regret it.

    Bon

  • Western Man

    Many good ideas were proposed by posters here. Home schooling, forming small Church-affiliated schools, and activism; hitting the defunct public school system in its pockets, by striving to deprive bad, White-oppressing school districts of tax-based funding. I would also add: insert into the Tea Party movement’s plank the idea (among others) of slashing local, state and federal education bureaucracies (such as the entire Dept. of Education, and all the way down to the functionaries oppressing the lady in the story). We need more, and smaller, local school districts — there were 120,000 school boards in the country in 1940 (with a much smaller population), as against only 15,000 today! After removing as many White kids and funds from the bad schools and letting their PC paradoxes cause them to self-destruct, we can re-construct the public education system along healthier, more common-sense lines.

    And in answer to Sureesh ( poster #7 ):

    While I’ll accept anyone’s support in taking our country back (the ‘Sailer strategy’), I don’t believe we need “PC cover”, as it were, from any non-White group. The logical conclusion of that kind of thinking is that our country would be run by the agendas and cultures of the most motivated, highest-IQ non-Whites (or even simply those who combine a drive to succeed with lack of our debilitating guilt). The smart, driven and non-Muslim Asians already here can side with us if they wish — it is in their interest after all — but we needn’t change our goals just because they are here; nor are we obligated to take more of them as immigrants, just because they are more useful to our economy than other groups. After all, European-Americans did just fine in creating this nation and raising it to greatness — and by the way, the America that won WWII had an average of 8 years of formal schooling!

  • Anonymous

    Sureesh — give it a rest! Very few people on this website want more dark-skinned immigrants, regardless of their IQ. By the way, my cousin went to a college with lots of Asians, and was astonished by the brazen, widespread cheating on exams. Maybe Asians aren’t really that smart — maybe they are just the BEST CHEATERS.

    To the posters who are stuck in a bad school zone, consult an attorney who specializes in education law. NEVER tell the school you want a transfer because the assigned school is low-performing or violent, and NEVER say you don’t like the racial mix.

    A better strategy is to pick the school you want your child to attend, and find a child psychologist within walking distance of the school. “My wife and I both work, and Trixibelle has therapy every Thursday afternoon at 3:45. Trixibelle needs to be enrolled at White Junior High so that her treatment won’t be interrupted.” Your insurance should pay for at least 12 to 18 sessions per year. By the time those are used up, Trixibelle’s attendance outside her assigned school will be a non-issue. If your children are closely spaced, getting the eldest child into the preferred school on any pretext usually makes getting the younger children into the same school a slam-dunk. Even though the school district may be suspicious of your motives, they will invariably agree that asking that all of your children attend the same school is a reasonable request.

    Other good options would be choosing a school that is very close to the local hospital, especially the local children’s hospital, and saying that Trixibelle’s asthma is of such severity that she needs to attend school near the hospital.

    Get a city map, print out the statistics on all of the available schools, and come up with a plan. Lots of school districts allow you to chose another school within the same district if your childcare provider is in a different part of town. Once your child has attended the “good” elementary in another part of town for Kindergarten through 5th or 6th, you can get a letter from a child psychiatrist that Little Timmy is having some issues, etc., and it would not be in his best interests to lose all of his friends at this delicate juncture, so even though he no longer requires after school childcare, he needs to continue on to the junior high in the swanky part of town with his friends instead of attending the ghetto school where you live. If Little Timmy is smart and well-behaved, the receiving school will be glad to get him, unless they are hopelessly overcrowded.

    If you are divorced, and both parents live in different bad areas of the same school district, maybe you can file an order to show cause at the courthouse, alleging that you cannot agree on where Trixibelle will attend school. The court system will send you to mediation. If you have a good attorney representing one of you, you may well be able to get a court order signed by the judge “ordering” both parents to cooperate in enrolling Trixibelle in the “good” school, since that is the “solution” the mediator came up with (after the attorney suggested it.) The mediator will be proud that he mediated a successful compromise, and the judge will be glad to close the file and move on. The school district will probably go ahead and allow you to do so, even though they are not actually bound by the judge’s order. They like to show that they are Good Citizens, and they just don’t want to hassle with it all. While you are at mediation, pretend that one of you wants to use the public school near his house, while the other parent wants to go parochial. DO NOT talk about race or violence in front of the mediator, who will almost invariably be a Bolshevik.

    Lots of people live in schools districts in which ALL of the schools are rotten, and at that point, home schooling or parochial school would be the way to go. But if you have several closely spaced children, using an attorney or psychologist or daycare arrangement to play the system for the benefit of your child can save you a lot of money. Negotiate a flat rate with the attorney up front, and ask around to see which attorneys have actually succeeded in getting children reassigned to better schools.

    Junior high is when good kids go bad. Do NOT send your child to a ghetto/barrio junior high. Even if the drugs, sex, and violence don’t mess him up, the “group projects” will undermine his work ethic, the administrative hypocrisy will leave him with problems dealing with authority, and two or three years in an intellectual wilderness will make it impossible for him to compete academically at a decent high school. Lots of bright kids go off the rails in a bad junior high. Show your child how much you care by pulling out all the stops to get him in the best school possible.