Distrust and Disorder: A Racial Equity Policy Summons Chaos in the St. Paul Schools

Susan Du, City Pages, May 27, 2015

A student walks down a Harding High hallway wearing headphones, chanting along to violent rap lyrics. Teacher Erik Brandt taps him on the shoulder. Turn it down, he gestures.

The kid stares at Brandt with chilling intensity. He points at the older man, fingers bent in the shape of a gun, and shoots. Then moves on.

Within Harding’s corridors is a turbulent clutter of students who push and cuss and bully their way from one end of the building to another. Brandt, a finalist for Minnesota’s Teacher of the Year and a 20-year veteran of the English department, doubles as a hall monitor. It is his job to somehow tame them.

When the bell rings, the majority trickle into classrooms. But 50 or so roamers remain. They come to school for breakfast and lunch and to wander the halls with their friends. He commands them to get to class, but his authority is empty.

Brandt, a bespectacled Shakespeare devotee who leads Harding’s International Baccalaureate program, doesn’t know the majority of kids in this school of 2,000 on St. Paul’s East Side. Calling the principal on dozens of kids each day is impractical. Written requests for disciplinary action are a toothless paper trail of unenforceable consequence.

Harding isn’t much different than most big city schools. It squats in St. Paul’s most economically depressed zip code, where 83 percent of kids receive free or reduced-price lunch. This is a multi-ethnic, multi-national place, the majority the sons and daughters of Asian immigrants.

By the inverted logic of poverty, some of the lowest-achieving students ironically have the best attendance. Even on snow days, they can still count on free breakfast, heat, and wi-fi.

Every year kids reach the 12th grade with elementary-level reading skills. Still, the teachers here, who share centuries of experience, say they love their students and they love their jobs. That makes it harder to admit that over the last few years, Harding has suffered a breakdown of safety and order.

When the bell sounds the start of class, students remain in the halls. Those who tire of lectures simply stand up and leave. They hammer into rooms where they don’t belong, inflicting mischief and malice on their peers. Teachers call it “classroom invasion.”

Instructors who break up fights get beaten in the process, thrown into bookcases while trying to bar their doors.

Says Brandt: “There is a sizable chunk of students that–for a variety of very complex reasons–don’t know how to behave in a decent, sociable way with other people in a school setting.”

St. Paul’s “Revolutionary Change”

Harding’s tribulations are reflected in schools district-wide, most of which have undergone bold changes. In 2011, St. Paul canceled cross-city busing in order to cut transport costs and boost attendance at neighborhood schools. Sixth-graders were moved to middle schools, which used to house only seventh- and eighth-graders.

Two years ago, kids who’d spent their academic lives in specialized classrooms for behavioral issues and cognitive disabilities were mainstreamed into general classes, along with all the kids who spoke English as a second language. More than 3,000 made the transition.

The district also shifted its thinking on discipline, influenced by data that showed black kids being suspended at alarming rates. Such punishment would now come as a last resort. Instead, disruptive or destructive students would essentially receive a 20-minute timeout, receive counseling by a “behavioral coach,” then return to class when they calmed down.

The changes came at the behest of Superintendent Valeria Silva. When she took up the torch of St. Paul’s schools in 2009, she inherited an urban district like so many others–one with a dire achievement gap between students of color and their white counterparts.

She charged teachers with the job of fixing this gap, lest they be complicit in the cycle of poverty among black and brown communities.

Silva’s solution, called Strong Schools, Strong Communities, was touted as “the most revolutionary changes in achievement, alignment, and sustainability seen within SPPS in the last 40 years.” At least according to the district’s website.

To kick it off, St. Paul spent more than $1 million on Pacific Educational Group, a San Francisco consulting firm that purports to create “racially conscious and socially just” schools.

Pacific offered racial equity training for teachers and staff, where they practiced talking about race. Teachers were asked to explore their biases, to preface their opinions with “As a white man, I believe…” or “As a black woman, I think….”

“The work begins with people looking at themselves and their own beliefs and implicit biases,” says Michelle Bierman, the district’s director of racial equity. If teachers could recognize their subconscious racism, everyone would work together to bridge the gap.

The final piece was a tech rollout. Since St. Paul wanted to fit students of widely differing skills into the same classes, teachers needed to customize lessons for individual kids. In 2011, the district invested $4.3 million in Dell for a website that offered videos, homework, and quizzes. But Dell delivered an embarrassingly archaic site, and the deal collapsed within three years. Students received iPads last year instead.

Teachers Were Blindsided

Teachers were expected to rally to Silva’s call. They were to aggressively accelerate the skills of students who’d struggled for years while simultaneously challenging middle-of-the-road learners. And they had to do it while spanning languages from Hmoob to Espanol, Karen, and Soomaali.

The special ed and foreign language students began arriving in the middle of the 2013 school year. They were thrust into classes far too rigorous for their skills, prompting them to act out and flee.

Meanwhile, the new discipline plan wasn’t working. If a child threw a tantrum, behavioral coaches would intervene with short-term counseling, which often failed to prevent kids from acting out time and time again.

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Harding teachers are terrified the district is sending kids into the world with distorted expectations of reality. They’re unprepared for college. They’re taught to disrespect authority. Sooner or later, they’ll realize they were cheated, Brandt says.

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At John A. Johnson Elementary on the East Side, several teachers, who asked to remain anonymous, describe anything but a learning environment. Students run up and down the hallways, slamming lockers and tearing posters off the walls. They hit and swear at each other, upend garbage cans under teachers’ noses.

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In mid-April, staff at Battle Creek Elementary penned a letter to their principal over “concerns about building wide safety, both physical and emotional, as well as the deteriorating learning environment.”

A week later, the principal announced that he would be transferred next year.

“It’s still just as crazy, with kids slamming doors and yelling and not listening to any teachers, running up and down the halls,” says one Battle Creek Elementary teacher. “We had two behavior aides who come to the room if there’s an issue or if a kid’s left the class. They try to calm the kids down, and then they just put them right back in class after 5-10 minutes. It’s not working. You know how kids are. If one gets away with it, then they’re all gonna do it.”

That discontent came to head this spring. The Caucus for Change, a teachers’ movement backed by the DFL, vowed to oust all four school board members who are up for re-election this fall. They blame the board for backing Silva’s changes despite teacher outcry.

Complaints to the board are routinely dismissed, says Roy Magnuson, a social science teacher at Como Park High. And those who speak out are race-shamed into silence.

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School board member Keith Hardy believes it’s all a misunderstanding. Teachers still have the right to kick students out of class. There is no district directive to cancel suspensions.

The key, he says, is just to make sure suspensions aren’t “racially predictable.”

“The bottom line is, I wanna have conversations about how we’re going to lift up our babies, how we’re going to lift up our students so they can walk into any school in the St. Paul Public School District and know they’re going to get a high-quality education. I want the racist structure of public education that the United States is created on to be eradicated. This is work that you can’t go back on, and it’s work I do not apologize for.”

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  • propagandaoftruth

    Is this new up there? Oh my…

    I love it when whitebreaders in whitopias get their evil, Marxist-progressive dreams shattered.

    Burn baby burn!

    • Dr. Rieux

      Molon labe.

      • a1781054

        Greek for “Come and take them”. I had to Google that!

        • Zimriel

          All men of the West should know the classics.

          • Alucard_the_last

            The classics better have pictures of the negroes won’t be able to look at them.

          • Realist

            He said men of the West.

          • Dale McNamee

            I read a story at National Review about college students being “triggered” by Ovid, etc. The author goes on to say that these same students are exactly the students who should read the classics…

        • Dr. Rieux

          A wonderful phrase, what Leonidas responded to Xerxes at Thermopylae.

          Yes. We really are in a war of civilizations.

    • IceQueen

      It’s not new, it’s just gone from bad to worse. I miss my old Minnesota. Wall to wall Scandinavians who could be trusted. Most of them now live in suburbs and on farms, and have no idea what lies beyond the moat. Some import company is bringing in more Africans than you can shake a stick at. To top it off, they don’t like us. And frankly, my dear…we don’t want them here either.

      • propagandaoftruth

        Hey, sorry if it sounded like I take glee in your suffering.

        But then misery does love company, lol…

        About 1/4 midwestern Swede here.

  • Jason Lewis

    “There is a sizable chunk of students that–for a variety of very complex reasons–don’t know how to behave in a decent, sociable way with other people in a school setting.”
    Genetics is a complex reason.

    • Usually Much Calmer

      My thoughts exactly, Kilgore. But some day this war’s gonna end.

    • Cheri Rodriguez

      Cut off free breakfast and free lunch for any student who doesn’t go to class or who’s disruptive. With that, most of the troublemakers won’t even show up.

      • Realist

        You’re living in a dream world.

      • Who Me?

        Oh, but don’t you know, if they didn’t eat at schools some of the “children” wouldn’t get a meal that day… so what in the heck do they give the parent(s) food stamps for? I *THOUGHT* it was to feed the children………..

    • TruthBeTold

      Political Correctness is the new state religion so like say, the Catholic Church, some things remain ‘a mystery’.

      • TrueNorthFree

        There is a strong moral imperative at the heart of cultural marxism. First, they attack and destroy true goodness such as family cohesion and values stemming from a shared European heritage. Then they brainwash whites that the only true goodness possible is loving all other oppressed races at the expense of your own evil white race. The program of anti-white mutli-cult brainwashing is actually quite evil and quite brilliant and this is what we must fight against.

  • Lady Texas

    So coddling misbehaving “children of color” only leads to worse behaved “children of color.”

    • Kenner

      Shocking, just shocking.

    • TruthBeTold

      No. They just haven’t purged the racism from the racist teachers yet.

      Once the teachers give up their lingering racism children of color will flourish. /s

      • TrueNorthFree

        White teachers must be re-educated to remove all thought crimes from their evil, privileged white minds.

        • Cid Campeador

          It’s happening as we type here. My former colleagues are still holding fast to the party line.

          • cherrie greenbaum123

            It’s amazing what you can get a man to believe and say when his paycheck depends upon it.

        • Realist

          That happened decades ago.

    • cherrie greenbaum123

      Who’d a thunk it?

  • Deacon Blue

    “The district also shifted its thinking on discipline, influenced by data that showed black kids being suspended at alarming rates. Such punishment would now come as a last resort. Instead, disruptive or destructive students would essentially receive a 20-minute timeout, receive counseling by a “behavioral coach,” then return to class when they calmed down.”

    Yeah, so this is not working. Maybe, just maybe they should go back to
    suspensions and see if that helps? Disparate impact or not!

    I don’t know how public school teachers manage to stay sane working in
    heavily fuxxated districts. Most of the “children” are criminal miscreants
    (or worse) and their parents are just as bad. Safe to assume most have no
    idea of who their fathers are too.

    Once again, being a White male heterosexual who does not want my children
    ANYWHERE near feral Black savages I am forced to buy my way out of the situation and pay for private, parochial schools for my kids.

    Yet I pay astronomic real estate taxes to help “ejumicate” these lovely
    products of “diversity” even though my own kids do not and will likely
    never attend public school.

    Yeah, the Catholic schools are still essentially White where I am at.
    For now anyhow. And no Muslims obviously. LOL!

    • Sick of it

      Catholic schools around here have gotten darker in recent years. Private schools are starting to bring in blacks on “scholarships”…but not really smart white kids stuck in dead-end public schools.

      • Jaggers

        There’s this perception that private schools are somehow conservative. Not so.

        • Cheri Rodriguez

          They were in the late 1970s when I went to Catholic school. Out of 500 kids, I can remember us having two blacks. And the nuns could still physically abuse you.

          • John Smith

            The Catholic Church once used to be more so, but it’s gone far to the left, especially with the current Pope.

          • Sick of it

            Catholic schools in my area were all white until some time in the past ten years, thus it seems odd.

        • stonepillow

          This is very true.

      • Cid Campeador

        I taught in a Catholic High School that had a percentage of Jewish girls whose parents who lived in a “Sending District” whose “receiving HS had a sizable Afro population. The Jewish boys attended the aforementioned school and managed to survive and did well.

        • Mr. and Mrs. Middle Age White (or “White”), if they have both sons and daughters, and the public high school they must use is sufficiently diverse vibrant black, and they can’t afford to send them all to private schools, will send the daughters to private schools and risk it with the sons going to school with blacks. For the obvious biological reason.

    • I hear you. My family always used parochial schools.

    • Illidan Stormragge

      Either that or send them to elite public schools full of Asians.

      • Zimriel

        In California that’s what elite whites do – send their kids to Chinese school.

        I’m not against that as such; China has a philosophical history that’s at least the equal of the Greeks’, and pro-Westerners would benefit from learning *some* of it (like Asians benefit from learning our classics). But it saddens me that our culture doesn’t reward us for learning our own classics.

        • Alden

          Where in California? My family is in San Francisco San Mateo and the Santa Clara San Jose heart of the tach industry known to the rest of the world as silicon Valley

          These areas are full of Chinese and Chinese after school classes but I asked around the private school parents and no one had heard if this.

          • Zimriel

            recently? Rachel Levin, “So You Want Your Kid to Speak Mandarin?”, modernluxury site (April 7, 2015).

        • Dr. Rieux

          Schooling at home or done in collaboration with other intelligent people who share similar values can provide children from families with limited wherewithal a good education. If your child must go to public school, enrollment in an accelerated program or something like Running Start can keep him apart from most of the reprobates that riddle a school’s student body.

          • TrueNorthFree

            Any academically advanced type of program tends to weed out low achievers.

          • Sick of it

            When they base it on grades instead of an IQ test not called an IQ test though, the non-whites tend to get in.

          • Dr. Rieux

            Using the term “low achievers” is a microaggression, donchoo know?

          • TrueNorthFree

            haha. Whenever I hear “microaggression” I immediately think of the “major aggression” of black violence and black criminality. It is fun to play with politically correct terminology.

          • Dr. Rieux

            The left provides us with lots of material for parody, yet they seldom see the absurdity of what they believe or the lunacy of the nonsense they spout.

            Micro aggressions, white privilege, structural racism, promoting abysmally unqualified candidates to positions of responsibility because of the color of their skin or the shape of their genitalia…all criminal but, still, laugh-out-loud funny to anyone with mental clarity.

        • Dale McNamee

          Do you remember : ” Hey, Hey..Ho, Ho…Western Civ has got to go ” ?

          • Zimriel

            No, too young and too foreign (I entered the US during the Carter Administration). I remember reading about it though.

          • Dale McNamee

            I lived through the “revolutionary ’60’s” and this was chanted on the college campus’ back then…

            It’s been bearing it’s rotted fruit since then…

          • Dr. Rieux

            I vividly recall seeing “Reverend” Jackson leading those protests. But for not having a bone through his nose and wearing an expensive Italian suit (Thank you, European males, for your sartorial splendor), instead of a loincloith, with his incoherent and wild chanting, he could have been mistaken from any of his cousins back hone.

          • Dale McNamee

            These morons, “Rearend” Jackson included, attack Western Civ while enjoying the benefits thereof…

            They are hypocrites in addition to being morons…

          • Blackfish

            I recall some AA students at Stanford (doubtlessly affirmative action admissions) complaining about the “dead white men” curriculum. One idiot was incensed that Renaissance paintings did not include any African Americans; then someone pointed out there was no America during the Rennaisance!

    • cherrie greenbaum123

      Most of the “children” are criminal miscreants (or worse) and their parents are just as bad. Safe to assume most have no idea of who their fathers are too.
      The branch doesn’t fall far from the tree.

  • Mark Hillyard

    “Michelle Bierman, the district’s director of racial equity. If teachers could recognize their subconscious racism, everyone would work together to bridge the gap”
    I don’t think that “they” really want the answer to that.
    As much as people want to believe that there is or should be no notice of race it’s never going to happen. It can, of course, be forced on people via law or financial coercion but the reality is that some people are white, some are black and some are brown and some or yellow.
    Multiculturalism is not a possible long term thing, it’s used to do things like attempting to degrade the white or Adamic race but it will never succeed in bringing all the different cultures to see eye to eye. Some of these barriers are set aside for financial purposes but my opinion is that it is a false idea and creates turmoil such as we see in Europe and America.
    The Japanese seem to understand that. South Africa is now, it seems, at a point where the whites have to separate themselves in order to survive and I think we will see more of this happening in that country. Singing songs about the extermination of all whites by some of the Black leaders should give anyone an idea as to what’s ahead. There is talk about the Boers sectioning off a piece of SA for themselves just to survive the intense hatred aimed at them by the commie ANC, et al.

    • TrueNorthFree

      Europe is currently demonstrating the dismal and spectacular failure of state enforced multiculturalism. “Die-veristy” is turning what was once the jewel of the world into a third world hellhole. Sweden is now the rape capital of Europe thanks to its vibrant imported Muslim diversity.

  • This is yet another wound that’s going to open up big time for the world to see within the left wing universe: Teachers’ unions on one side, and a combination of anti-white SJWs and neo-liberal Waiting for Superman types who blame evil white racist (liberal) teachers for black dysfunction on the other side. And in that fight, I’ll be cheering for the teachers.

    The fight could get so bad that we could see Davis Guggenheim and Randi Weingarten going at each other with lead pipes on the DNC convention floor in Philadelphia next summer.

    • anony

      Hey, that “pipe fight” could spill out into the streets which would be nothing new for Killadelphia except for the color of the participants. I want a ringside seat for that one!!

      • I’m going to try to sweet talk my bosses into finding some pretext to send me to Philadelphia for the DNC. I really do think it could be the biggest “grab the popcorn” occasion in politics in a very long time. There are lots and lots of fault lines being opened up in the Democrat-left world, and they’re ready to blow open when Obama’s sun is setting. I’m sure you saw yesterday that the #BlackLiesMatter crowd heckled Martin O’Malley’s campaign announcement, because back when he was mayor of Baltimore, he had a policy of arresting blacks for violent crimes they committed. Among many other things, the Bell Curvers have had enough with Clintonite neoliberalism.

  • mobilebay

    Pure insanity! It’s been many a year since I taught school, but reading this article makes me very happy that I no longer am in the classroom, or the zoos into which today’s classrooms seem to have evolved.

    • TrueNorthFree

      I so very much pity teachers who have to work in those zoos.

      • cyrusthevirus

        I dont—if they are anything like the teachers I have known in the U.K. then the silly self-righteous left -wing turds deserve everything coming to them!!!

  • Guest

    And so goes the USA. This school has an International Baccalaureate program. What do the smart students study, how to get to class without being knifed?
    Any younger person who wonders what their country was like in the past can watch old movies and old TV shows. It really was much better and the above sort of stupidity would have been unthinkable.

    • listenupbub

      Exactly. I love those old shows.

      You can see hints of what a functioning white community really is like in some parts of Appalachia and the south.

    • mobilebay

      You’re so right, guest. Today’s classrooms are light years away from yesterday’s schools. Today’s kids would not believe the schools I attended. Discipline was the guiding force that made it possible to learn. We obeyed the rules, even walked to class in lines. There was no talking in the classroom and you raised your hand to be heard. Of course, diversity had no reared its ugly head yet. The worse crimes were possibly chewing gum or passing notes. I often think I’m in a parallel universe. Yes, the good old days truly were.

  • Truthseeker

    I sincerely hope this current generation of White leadership is the last gasp of belief in the lie that “diversity is strength” or that all races are equal. I really hope there’s a rising tide of race realism coming along in the next generation of Whites, the ones who were forced to deal with the diversity firsthand.

    • Jim Kental

      It is happening….. though I wish it would move faster. The coming summer riots should help.

    • listenupbub

      I don’t think so. I just think the brainwashing was insanely strong for my generation.

    • toldev

      Whites are becoming more racially aware, especially the younger generations. At the same time, the government’s immigration policies are turning the United States into South Africa. The question is: Will enough whites become racially aware while there is still time to stop this countries slide into the abyss?

    • Red

      I saw an article about another St. Paul elementary school that was using PEG as White-Guilt consultants. I went to the school’s website to check out the race of the principal and found a ‘Equity’ section that read:

      At Saint Paul Public Schools and in school districts around the country, students of color perform at lower academic levels than their white counterparts – regardless of socioeconomic status. Closing the achievement gap is an urgent need for SPPS, with a student population that is 76% students of color and 30% of students receiving English Learner Services.

      There was some other anti-white garbage on that page but the quote above appears to be truthful. Of course they’re blaming that on racism.

      • Dr. Rieux

        Fork this “students of color” crap. Write what you mean: colored students.

  • Jim Kental

    Aaaahhhhh….. the “triumph” of liberalism and multiculturalism. In the old days, people accepted the truth about black pathology…… and back then school teachers and administrators knew how to handle “youths” like these: With a hard smack to the face of a disrespectful brat. It solved a hell of a lot of problems, saved a lot of money, and instilled reality into their foolish minds.

  • Dr. Rieux

    Valeria Silva charges teachers not to be complicit in continuing the cycled of brown and black poverty?

    It’s because of clowns like Ms. Silva that I always vote against more money for schools and advocate my friends to do the same. We care deeply about education but accept that it is better to know nothing and to know you know nothing than to be indoctrinated into the wrong things and not even realize it.

    • So true. Yes, I am also tired of hearing “more money for education.” That is just good money after bad.

      • John Smith

        We spend far more than countries that actually get results from their educational systems, even factored for purchasing power.

        • Dr. Rieux

          Other countries don’t waste resources trying to turn hunter-gatherers into rocket scientists.

          • John Smith

            Germany has a two-track system, one for college and the other for work apprenticeships.

          • Dr. Rieux

            When their negro population explodes, Germany will needneed a 3rd track.

          • anony

            The “school-sto-prison” track?

      • Tarczan

        Yup. the teachers union restricts the supply of labor and raises the rates. During the strike in my town, they hired qualified teachers for 1/3 the cost of the regular drones.

    • toldev

      I vote against each and every tax levy too. I understand that education is very important for the younger generation. But the public schools seem to spend more time indoctrinating students than what they do educating them.

  • guest

    “Distrust and Disorder: A Racial Equity Policy Summons Chaos in the St. Paul Schools”
    “One district’s attempt to end “racially predictable” discipline.”

    As long as everyone continues to walk on eggshells over how to discipline nonwhite students, there will never be anything but distrust and disorder.

    “Teachers were asked to explore their biases, to preface their opinions with “As a white man, I believe…” or “As a black woman, I think….”

    It’s not hard to see what this really leads to in the end.
    “As a White man, I am eternally guilty of racism and must atone for it by throwing my life away to appease the oppressed people of color. I must never say or do anything that could offend nonwhites in any way and if I do, intentionally or not, I should be severely punished and forced to go through diversity training. But no matter what, I will always be guilty of racism and White privilege.”
    “As a black woman, I am a perpetual victim of racism. All Whites must never offend me and I am entitled to special treatment and anything else I want because my ancestors were victims of racism. Any White person who denies me of these entitlements is a racist, culturally insensitive, and should be locked away in prison from the rest of our multicultural and diverse society.”

    • Tarczan

      As a white man, I have come to understand that Negroes are idiots and not fit for modern society. In addition, they destroy everything they touch.

      • Jim Kental

        I’ve learned that there are some nice black individuals…. but in large numbers their savagery takes over. Sad, but so true.

        • John Smith

          Perhaps, but sometimes you wonder if it isn’t just situational and if they outnumbered you or otherwise held the cards, if they’d be nice then?

          • toldev

            Probably not. But there still are problems, even individually. A good example would be the black who killed the family in Washington D.C. I am sure that at least sometimes Daron Wint could be warm and personable. At least enough for Savvas Savopoulos to let his guard down. Mr. Savopoulos paid for this mistake with his and his families lives.
            I think it is in a whites best interest to consider blacks the same as they would a wild animal. Blacks and wild animals are both highly unpredictable. They can both be warm and fuzzy one moment and trying to rip your throat out the next.

  • MekongDelta69

    Blacks get iPads and a thousand other ‘free’ (i.e. from OUR tax money) bennies, for being straight up thugs.

    When we went to school, WE got a couple of #2 pencils, a pen, an eraser and one of those mottled black and white covered notebooks – from our mothers. Nobody GAVE us anything – and most of us turned out JUST FINE.

    • Negative Nancy

      We also had parents who were actual PARENTS, not breeders. My older brother decided to act like an idiot in class, and the principal had to call my folks- which back in the day was the kid equivalent to receiving the death penalty, lol. My mom walked my brother to school, holding his hand, and escorted him to class (as well as walking hand-in-hand with him in the hallways to his various classes). She sat next to him in every single class, too, while his classmates giggled at him. She did this for a week. My brother was in the 11th grade, so of course this went over quite well- but she made her point and he never acted up again.

      I shudder to think what would happen if the same thing were to happen today. I suspect there would be a big stink raised by libtarded SJWs on Farcebook and other social media, then being pilloried in the media- followed by an arrest (probably for hampering “freedom of speech” and/or “freedom of expression” or some lame BS). Then SRS/CPS getting involved, and of course a lawsuit or three. Ugh.

    • toldev

      Just hearing the list of things schools hand out now gets me annoyed. Breakfast and lunch? When I went to school, usually my mother or sometimes my father cooked breakfast. While they were at it, they made my lunch and put it in a brown paper bag. When my sister and I got older, we would sometimes make breakfast and pack our own lunches. If the school now has to provide the kids with two meals of the day, why is the government still giving all of these welfare mothers several hundred dollars a month in food stamps? As far as the free I pads and stuff, what is up with that? When I went to school, the district would send a letter to my parents every summer with a list of items I would need for the coming school year. It would be items like pens, pencils, notebooks, ruler, ect. Like clockwork one of my parents would take me to the store in late August and they would buy those items with their hard earned money. I am sure that my parents did that because they valued my education. That is what has went wrong with public education. Dumb white liberals place a very high value on the education of blacks. The black students and the black parents do not value education at all. Even if blacks were just as intelligent as whites, it still wouldn’t do any good to place a high value on their education when they don’t value it at all.

      • Alexandra1973

        My son gets free breakfast and lunch at school because we have food stamps. I’m convinced the stuff they serve isn’t much better than McDonald’s, and some of the stuff like food dyes can set off bad behavior. In fact I’m looking into homeschooling him this coming school year, since they’re trying to pressure me to drug him. I honestly believe school stresses the poor kid out (he’s autistic), because he’s well-behaved (as far as teens go) at home and at church.

        There’s an online school based out of Akron (we’re in Ohio) that will reimburse you up to $35 a month for Internet access. That can be used to buy extra food. I’m looking into that right now.

        Seems to me public schools nowadays don’t have educators working there, but rather drug-pushers and baby-sitters.

        • toldev

          I agree that it would probably be in your son’s best interest to get him out of the public school environment. If he is only having behavior problems in school and no where else that would strongly imply that the public school setting is the problem.

          The public school system pressuring parents to drug their children is unconscionable. Some of the drugs that the “experts” recommend can set a child up for addiction problems. For example: Adderall, from what I understand, is only a few steps down from crystal meth. Adderall is also a drug of abuse and is sold on the streets. The whole issue is a prime example of government hypocrisy. One one hand the school systems try to get kids started on these drugs. On the other hand their are government agencies like the DEA out to get people using similar drugs.

          I know that some teenagers do have serious problems and do need to be on powerful drugs like Adderall. However, all too often, these drugs are being used as a labor saving device.

          I hope that you can get your son out of that situation and i wish you the best with it.

        • Earl P. Holt III

          We have abandoned the public schools in large, “urban” areas to big, fat, lazy, smelly, functionally-illiterate and mildly retarded black women who used to do “domestic work” 40 years ago.

          That’s who most teachers and administrators are, and they represent a disproportionately large percentage of the rank and file within the National Education Association.

          Most never even absorbed a high school education, and the notion that they are able to teach is ludicrous: I have a friend who is a Circuit Judge up there, and he has stated on many occasions that he has heard the following hundreds of times during Voir Dire:

          “I is a teacher…”

        • anony

          Go for it; my wife and I home-schooled four children. They are all very successful adults who learned early-on to think for themselves. The rewards keep coming.

          As an example of the success of home schooling, my wife taught our youngest to “read” in two months using the “old fashioned” method of phonetics.

          As a resource, check out Mike Farris, head of the Home Schooling Legal Defense Fund.

      • carriewhite64

        Yes, because white culture values education, we keep trying to force-feed it to black students, in the process overspending to a ridiculous degree, as if throwing money at the situation will magically make blacks into good students. It is obvious to most people with common sense that black culture does not value education, and you cannot force people to take something that they do not want.

  • Jim Kental

    Jut saw this video….. watch it and pay close attention to the lyrics……https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TepT0Ttwz7M#t=57

  • Vito Powers

    One of the most disastrous US Supreme Court decisions was Brown vs Board of Education which overturned “separate but equal”.

    To put it politely, the white and black races are for the most part incompatible in terms of behaviors and values.

    • Even Abe Lincoln himself knew that.

      • American Tax Payer

        He did but the real issue behind that “war” was States’ Rights. Ever since then, Federal has done nothing but run roughshod all over the States both South and North but mostly South. And you know who makes up States don’t ya? “We” do.

        • Well, I appreciate your frustration, but please. Let’s not go too far with this. The Civil War was fought to preserve the Union. That was a good reason. And, eventually slavery had to end. The British Empire ended it, and America could not go on buying and selling people. Equality was only imposed on Southerners as a way to humiliate them because of their rebellion. In actuality, the country was not serious about it. Our problems were not caused by the Civil War or by Abraham Lincoln, as some suggest. For decades after the war, nearly all Americans understood that the Negro was not an equal member of our society. The real change began as a result of the Second World War and the infiltration of Communism/Cultural Marxism into American education. Not to be too long winded, but that is where these changes to our society began. By the 1960’s, most Americans were convinced that “We are all equal” and “Americans can be of any race or color.” The end we know….

          • American Tax Payer

            Okay, I’ll concede but only an inch, that’s all I’m giving. I still say the usurpation began long before the war because that’s what Jefferson said though he did not recommend seceding at that point in time. – http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Jefferson/98-01-02-5771

          • American Tax Payer

            I sure hope you don’t think only white people owned slaves here. They’re not even the ones who brought them here or are even responsible for the concept. The concept came from Master Johnson and the Portuguese/Spainards, if memory serves, brought them here.

          • Brady

            If slavery eventually had to end, the Southerners, would end it themselves. Even Lincoln, if he looked at the Union 150 years later, would have doubts as to whether it was worth preserving.

          • anony

            WWII, “the war to make the world safe for communism”. Not to disparage those who fought bravely, on all sides, but that’s a different story.

    • Earl P. Holt III

      “Separate” could never be “Equal” because without the White Man — and left to their own devices — nigros would be stacked along the highways like chord-wood…

  • withcaution

    This reads like the script from a bad 1950s movie. 60 years later were still chasing our tails at the same stupid ideas. Softheaded liberals and Bible thumping Christians will never let the facts get in the way of the fantasy future heaven.

    • Sick of it

      Bible thumping Christians created the Ku Klux Klan. Atheists created multiculturalism.

      • withcaution

        Multiculturalism is just another religion. Religion should be defined as; Wishful thinking in preference to evidence based thinking.

        • American Tax Payer

          Atheism is a religion too. You BELIEVE there is no God.

          • Negative Nancy

            Uh, no. Atheism is a religion like clear is a color.

          • American Tax Payer

            It’s a “belief” that there is no God. You cannot prove He does not exist but you say it. You’re stating a belief. You’re doing the exact same thing you accuse Christians of.

          • John Smith

            One never has to prove a negative, only a positive. Prove you aren’t a child molester, etc….

          • American Tax Payer

            NO, I cannot let you use American Law, which by the way, YOU, The Accuser, are the one who Shoulders the Burden of Proof, as a comparison to proving God Exists.

            Anyway, God Exists. Laus Deo. I give you only guess as to where you can find that written in granite right here in America.

          • John Smith

            It doesn’t work that way – the affirmative position must always prove their position, as the default is that which hasn’t been proven is nonexistent.

          • American Tax Payer

            Not in American Law it don’t.

            Look, when it comes to God, all I can tell ya is, no one can prove anything. I think I can which I did above but beyond that, I got nothing but personal stories which don’t count as “proof”. You want to see a “Super Man” and I can’t give ya that. God already did that and His Name is Jesus but you don’t believe that neither. This is a conversation that can only go in circles. Best to leave it alone when neither side is willing to budge.

          • John Smith

            We’re talking philosophy/epistemology, not law. The default position is always that those making a case must prove it, otherwise the status quo is affirmed. In the case of law, the default is lack of guilt and evidence is needed to prove otherwise. In the case of religion, the default is that no deities exist and evidence is needed to prove the contrary, otherwise belief is solely a matter of faith.

          • American Tax Payer

            Let it go. I did. You will never change my mind and I’m not trying to change yours.

            You used child molester as a comparison and that’s a crime. That’s why I brought up Law. Don’t think I’m defending child molesters ’cause I’m not but do you remember that huge case in California where they destroyed many families, locked up parents for years and years and all because they pressured the kids to lie?

          • LHathaway

            But God thought of that, telling his prophets he’d make humanity on faith, until the end. Something like that.

          • stonepillow

            I don’t agree but that is a wonderful simile.

          • Zimriel

            No; in atheism you refuse to believe that there is a God. Those are clean different things.

            A religion implies a lot more than just an axiom of faith. The Arabic language, for all that it’s a language for the worst of the Semites, does at least make this distinction: iman = belief, din = the ritual structure from that belief. I wish English had such a distinction, if only to protect us from such nonsense like “atheism is a religion”.

          • American Tax Payer

            “refuse to believe” Sounds like semantics to me.

          • Jaggers

            To break the word down to its Greek roots: a (not, away from) theo (god). The “not” denotes no belief in God. That doesn’t mean you have no beliefs, obviously. You believe the sky is blue, etc. But it does mean you have no religion.

          • American Tax Payer

            Huh? This sounds, once again, like semantics.

            Atheists are an extreme minority while the rest of the World believes in some sort of “God”. You can’t trick that many people.

          • John Smith

            Almost 2 billion muslims have been tricked.

          • American Tax Payer

            Are Jews tricked too? The three main religions are Judaism, Christianity and Islam. There is, in my personal opinion, a Biblical Explanation for this. I call it, Hagar the Maid. I won’t bother explaining what I mean since you don’t believe in The Bible.

          • John Smith

            There’s a continuum between Judaism and Christianity, unlike Islam. I don’t believe, but I’m aware that Abraham’s wife’s slave woman is considered the mother of the Arabs.

          • American Tax Payer

            Her name is Hagar. Sara sent her husband to her because she was baron but after Hagar had her child, Sara got pregnant herself and between them both, The East and The West was Borne.

          • John Smith

            Which you believe because you can see it for yourself. The affirmative position must always have the burden of proof.

          • John Smith

            No, you don’t see enough evidence to prove there is a god, hence you do not believe. Atheism can be a religion substitute, if you seek to proselytize to that end, but it’s really just an absence of belief until perverted into a proactive ideology.

          • American Tax Payer

            Okay, I can go with that. BUT, I still say God Does Indeed, Exist. I stand by my comment. You can’t trick that many people. The mass majority believes.

            Atheists need to stop the troublemakers from hijacking their name. It hurts the innocent ones who truly are, “atheist”. And, it sure wouldn’t hurt if they would stop insulting Christians and confusing Christians with “christians”. Christians have never turned on their own. “christians” are infiltrators. They’re there to poison the flock.

          • John Smith

            That’s faith, not evidence. If it works for you, continue, but it isn’t the same as proof.

          • American Tax Payer

            Faith. That’s the word. Still, I can’t help it, God is Real. Moves slower than a tortoise but He does follow through with His Promises.

            Anyway, Thank You.

    • Alexandra1973

      This Bible-thumping Christian recognizes the differences among the races.

  • Steve_in_Vermont

    Back in the 50’s, when I was in school, all a teacher had to say was “Keep that up and I’ll call your parents”. That’s all it took to reform us of that behavior. As to bullying, the students themselves took care of that. I remember one kid who would pick on everyone. I was tall, over 6 foot, and he started picking on me (called me “Tree”). The teacher left the class one day and he slapped me on the back of my head. I turned, picked him up (he was seated in his chair) and threw him against the wall. The teacher walked in, I went to the principals officer, explained myself, and that was that. No more bullying. What these kids need are “immediate consequences for negative behavior”. Sometimes that’s a hard kick in the a**. Perhaps hiring a few retired marine drill sergeants as hall monitors with free reign to impose discipline would help.

    • Capn Dad

      If you kick them in the a** they will shoot you. Now, what does that teach you?

      • Steve_in_Vermont

        Carry a bigger gun and shoot faster and more accurately then they do. Next question.

        • Capn Dad

          I doubt that teachers carry guns in Vermont schools.

          • John Smith

            They should carry in all schools, assuming they aren’t Marxists.

      • listenupbub

        Create white ethnostates.

  • B.E.L.

    “I want the racist structure of public education that the United States is created on to be eradicated.”

    This is what it always comes down to. Keep throwing millions of dollars at the problem and keep blaming racism, nothing will ever change.

    • Donald

      All the evidence says that Blacks simply can’t do it.
      By “it” I mean advancing or even maintaining Civilization in any manner.

  • APaige

    Almost as funny as: “There is a sizable chunk of students that–for a variety of very complex reasons–don’t know how to behave in a decent, sociable way with other people in a school setting.”
    Complex?

    • Alexandra1973

      The simple reason is, where you have Africans you have Africa. LOL

      • Dr. Rieux

        As Cicero wrote, “Ubi Africani, ibi Africa.”

    • Earl P. Holt III

      Translated, that means: “You can take the nigro out of the jungle, but you cannot take the jungle out of the nigro…”

    • carriewhite64

      The thing is, no matter how simple or complex the reasons may be, a good discipline policy moves swiftly to stop the behavior and punish the offenders. Students are at school to learn, not to work out their issues. Those school board members should be run out of town. This story and others like it should be widely disseminated.

  • jane johnson

    Racially predictable discipline is the direct result of racially predictable behavior.

  • American Tax Payer

    What’s a “racist structure”? Is she talking about white people? She must be since everything in that school and even the school building itself was built and paid for by white people.

    “eradicated”. I’ve only read the word “eradicated” in a sentence one time in my life and it was from Ali Sina talking about islam. The black woman wants to “eradicate” white people and everything that reminds her of white people. Except for the “free” food and federal funding of course.

    On another note, this was a blatant act of genocide. They filled the school with non-whites and turned the non-white child criminals loose. I’m betting the white kids are being harassed and attacked everyday even though there was no mention of them in this article.

    • GAWZ

      A school like the ones described would be a living hell for white kids. The wiggers might fare a little bit better but not much.

      • American Tax Payer

        I told a mixy, “you’re next”. Seriously, they are next. If we go, they will be the new “white” and the focus will be on their “white” genes.

  • Tarczan

    Most of the kids are Asians, and only a minority of students cause problems. Hmmm, who could they be?

    • GAWZ

      Asia: a big part of the globe. These aren’t Japanese who just stepped off the boat.

  • Zimriel

    You cannot tame a beast if the beast knows you have no means of taming him.

  • TruthBeTold

    It’s called euphemism creep.

    They have to keep updating the euphemism because eventually the last euphemism that replaced the previous ‘racist’ euphemism has acquired the same ‘racist’ characteristics of the previous euphemisms.

    Think, n-word then negro, colored person, black, African American.

    • Dr. Rieux

      Not working. Because of the internet they can no longer hide stories of Dindu crimes and dysfunction. They can now travel around the globe at the speed of light.

      St. Augustine wrote: “The truth is like a lion. You do not have to defend it. Let it out. It will defend itself.”

      • TrueNorthFree

        “Because of the internet they can no longer hide stories of Dindu crimes
        and dysfunction. They can now travel around the globe at the speed of
        light.”
        Very true! I love the way the internet subverts the corporate media controlled by the elites.

        • toldev

          The Internet also seems to be undermining the PC indoctrination that the education system imposes on students. As a generation Xer myself, it took me until my late 20’s to become racially aware. Many people of generation Y and the Millennials seem to be race realists before they are even old enough to vote. This is a good thing, but I expect the powers that be to attempt an end run around the first amendment at some point.

          • Nonhumans

            Then they’ll need one around the 2nd as well. I don’t mind letting my Beretta speak for me.

          • Ed

            Young Whites are increasingly more conservative even in typical liberal environment. For example there is a popular app, Yik Yak among the college set. It allows people in a common area, like college campus, to message anonymously. The chat is often racist in nature so much so that colleges want to ban it.

          • Dr. Rieux

            Because it reflects reality, truth always finally wins out.

            (I think the word satanic is overused, but there really is something satanic about people trying to subvert the truth in a vain attempt to create their egotistical vision of paradise.)

        • Realist

          “”Because of the internet they can no longer hide stories of Dindu crimes and dysfunction. They can now travel around the globe at the speed of
          light.””

          There are plans afoot to fix that.

          • TrueNorthFree

            “There are plans afoot to fix that.”
            Yes, that is actually one of my greatest fears. The internet is our greatest weapon in the fight against white genocide.

          • Look up the name Mignon Clyburn, and see what she’s up to.

            You’re correct.

          • Seniorsquadldr

            I know her brother, Filet Mignon.

          • Dr. Rieux

            They will ultimately fail. Any group dependent on lies for its survival has already down the seeds of its own destruction.

      • Earl P. Holt III

        Even the Lion of Truth would be quickly butchered and eaten at NEA National Meetings…

      • Cid Campeador

        “If you shut up the truth and bury it under the ground, it will but grow and gather to itself such explosive power, that the day it bursts forth, it will blow up everything in its path”. Emile Zola
        St. Augustine and Zola. Centuries apart but right on the mark.
        Is the quote from St. Augustine in his Apologia?

    • MathMan

      President?

    • Nonhumans

      If they didn’t live up to their stereotypes, they wouldn’t care what we called them.

    • Earl P. Holt III

      The N-word worked just fine for me, but I have promised the Moderator on the CofCC site that I won’t use it any more…

    • Realist

      Let’s start over.

  • John Smith

    Sorry, but the suspensions are going to be racially predictable, no matter what some prog wants, unless they continue to do nothing. In that case, then yes, the students will be cheated, as they will have unreasonable expectations as to how their behavior will be treated when they get to prison.

  • Ronald

    “If students cuss them out, teachers should evaluate their own failures
    to earn a child’s respect and trust. “It should be more than just kids
    apologizing. When you use the word ‘black’ versus ‘African American’ and
    the student flips out, understand where that might be coming from.”

    And by the same token, a Haitian African, a Carib African, a “Hispanic” African or an African African might be excused for exercising his RIGHT to “flip out” if a teacher were to address him as an “African American”.

    • TruthBeTold

      Amazing isn’t it.

      The kids act badly and it’s the teachers’ fault for not earning their respect and trust.

      • LIBERTYSINCURSION

        Well of course it’s the teacher’s fault! Did you some how miss the fact that the kids they’re talking about are black?

      • Dr. Rieux

        Good old Marxist self-criticsm.

    • American Tax Payer

      I reckon Respecting Elders is a “white thing” too. It just never dawned on me to disobey authority. I mean, I’ve broken laws but never ran from the Police and was never snotty neither. Never disrespected my Teachers neither. Nor my parents. No adult come to think of it.

      • John Smith

        More so an East Asian thing.

        • American Tax Payer

          You mean by bringing them here to put them on some form of welfare like Meta’s dad with her grandmother? The grandmother who shamed her mother into killing herself but who Mushahed said was probably murdered. Good Asians…

          • John Smith

            Wrong Asians.

  • Douglas Quaid

    In keeping with the advice in the article I make the following statement: As a white man, I think the only way for these schools to resemble something close to functionality would be to reintroduce harsh corporal punishment and shaming. Until that is brought back, negro punks who have never had a moment of parental discipline in their lives will continue to scoff at blustering anemic authority figures, roam the halls during in class, have sex in the school, and behave in general as thorns in the side.

    If we are going to put these degenerates through school at least have the fortitude to do it on our terms.

    • GAWZ

      The lawyers would have a field day.

  • Biff_Maliboo

    Passive-aggressive Scandinavians vs. Weaponized Dindus.

    Who will win?

    • dd121

      If it really came push to shove, whites always win.

      • GAWZ

        Our win-loss record in the last 50 years isn’t looking too good, bro.

        • American Tax Payer

          We haven’t been pushed into the corner yet. We think we’re there but we’re not. It won’t come ’til Our Western Leaders Officially tell us who our new masters are. Asians on the forefront (in charge of us) and the Tri-Lateral relaxing on their private beaches.

    • GAWZ

      In Minnesota? I’m convinced that if a white woman gets raped by a Dindu, she will blame herself because of having thought a bad thought about a black person once. I’m going with Dindus on that battlefield.

  • dd121

    They’re suspended at “alarming” rates because their behavior is “alarming’. This is something even the liberals can’t paper over by saying were all the same. We’re not.

  • Alden

    St Paul school district has arranged to provide breakfaT lunch snacks and bags of take home food for all the students so the poor little dears won’t go hungry during the summer

  • Dr. Rieux

    I have already said this several times already, but I shall never tire of saying it: A society based on lies cannot long endure. That we are all blank slates and the same is now one of modern America’s biggest lies.

    • Jim Kental

      Absolutely right. And we also know that “Racial Equality” is probably the most destructive lie of our time. Often, I ask a liberal friend if he or she believes that blacks could create a civilization equal to the German or Dutch societies……… I get some interesting answers.

      • Blackfish

        You’ll get a lot of nonsense about how Africans are “in harmony with nature.” I respond by asking if eating monkeys infected with Ebola and HIV, slaughtering elephants for their ivory tusks, and performing clitorectomies on young girls are really harmonious practices. I usually get called a racist at that point & the “discussion” ends abruptly.

    • Roninf9

      The foundation of modern society is the denial of reality.

      • Dr. Rieux

        Then modern society has already placed the revolver’s barrel into its own mouth.

  • listenupbub

    “If you keep doing what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you’ve always got.”

    These dindus have been beating the drum of racism for decades in the public schools, and it has done nothing to fix black misbehavior. Do they think it will start working now? If anything, the problems are getting worse!

  • disqus_irCdmAu8It

    Blacks behave like savages. To expect them to behave within the norms of civilised society is the same as expecting a pig to fly. Blacks think that trying to gain an education, to speak properly, to study, to think is “acting White.” How can we expect decent behaivour if they refuse to comply to the rules of civilised society?

    • anony

      “Blacks behave like savages.”

      Blacks are savages. There now.

  • LeonNJ

    I like to think of myself as book smart when it comes to cultures and the like, but Hmoob language? Sorry, I never heard of it until now. Isn’t diversity great!

    • John Smith

      Hmong by a name that is even harder to say in English.

    • If there’s an obscure language that non-whites speak, you can bet your bippy that some (Jewish/Catholic/Lutheran/Episcopal/Etc) Charities or Social Outreach service will make sure that so many of the people that speak it natively have their own section of what used to be called an American city.

  • Anon

    Brandt and others like him are the root of the problem. They have an impossible, unreasonable goal that amounts to little more than spending huge amounts of money that comes from white people and giving access to black people to safe white victims.

    Without Brandt, neither would be possible.

  • American Tax Payer

    Let’s play the What’s Worse game.

    What’s Worse, theft or racist thoughts?
    What’s Worse, rape or racist feelings?
    What’s Worse, murder or racist free speech?

    These are questions they would label as “racist”. That’s how focused they are on hating Colored People, The White Colored People.

  • superlloyd

    There’s nothing more predictable than libtard stupidity and black dysfunction and failure. Blacks always fail because of their inherent limitations and libtards always abet them in a race to the bottom with ever more harebrained absurdities like this nonsense. I pity any whites that try to get an education whilst being subject to bantu savagery and crass libtard indoctrination. The blind leading the blind on the road to nowhere.

  • John Smith

    An Allende Marxist, I bet. Pinochet missed one.

  • journey

    Teachers/administrators and “students”/parents exist in two different worlds and the two shall never meet. White tax dollars are endlessly wasted in trying to achieve nothing except to destroy this country.

  • GAWZ

    In the 1984 General Election, Mondale carried one State: Minnesota. There are liberal States and liberal people..and then there is Minnesota.

    • nasedo

      That had a lot to do with pity for an embarrassed native son. Many people in Minnesota live their lives as conservatives, but when they go into a voting booth they go berserk.

      • anony

        It’s called voter fraud.

  • GAWZ

    Asia is a huge part of the globe. All peoples from the Stans are Asian.

    • GB101

      Yes, you are right. Nevertheless, even if many of the Asians are from Pakistan and not China or Viet Nam, I still suspect the miscreants are mainly black.

      • 4321realist

        Yes. The school demographics on its web page indicates the black percentage to be about 24%.

        That’s more than enough to disrupt the entire school. Also, I think St. Paul has a large Hmong population, and they’re at the bottom of the barrel for Asians so to speak.

  • John Smith
  • LHathaway

    lol, 18% black, 57% Asian? I feel sorry for those Asians. THAT’S what political correctness is about, preventing Asians from dealing with it appropriately, ha.

  • MathMan

    There’s an old axiom that is relevant to this situation: You can’t polish a turd.

  • JohnEngelman

    The district also shifted its thinking on discipline, influenced by data that showed black kids being suspended at alarming rates.

    – Susan Du, City Pages, May 27, 2015

    What is alarming is the behavior of those blacks. They can’t be educated. They should be expelled in order to make it possible to educate those who can be educated.

    • Spikeygrrl

      If we spent only a tiny fraction of what we currently spend trying to uplift the minds of subhumans who have very little mind to uplift (it ALWAYS fails; gee, I wonder why?) on gifted & talented education, the USA could usher in an age of intellectual, philosophical, and scientific/mathematical achievement unprecedented since the Ancient Greeks.

      • JohnEngelman

        There are blacks who are able to learn, and who want to. These are the real victims of efforts to reduce the expulsion rates of black trouble makers.

        • anony

          All of the students “who want to learn” are the victims of the savages who are forced into the school systems, not just the blacks “who want to learn”.

          These savages, and that’s exactly what they are, should be forced out of the schools and put into the old fashioned “reform schools”, where they either reform or graduate to prison.

  • disqus_Xz3UA6obwj

    Says Brandt: “There is a sizable chunk of students that–for a variety of very complex reasons–don’t know how to behave in a decent, sociable way with other people in a school setting.”

    A variety of very complex reasons? It’s called natural selection Brandt. Differing environments will create different results within a species. Do you think it is just some kind of unbelievable coincidence that the troublemakers are always overwhelmingly black? Egalitarians are nothing but a bunch of biology deniers.

    • archer

      I don’t disagree with you but, there is no reason these kids can’t learn basic math and read at grade level, if you let the inmates run the asylum no one will learn anything, there has to be discipline or all is lost.

  • Celsius1939a

    The best comment here was: No attend class, then no eat. I would add to it: No behave, no eat.

    • Spikeygrrl

      I would add to that: Not only should free meals at school be abolished (or limited to MoochieFood(tm)), the entire corrupt system of goverment indoctrination at EVERY level — federal, state, and local — should have been eliminated in about 1950 or so.

      Very much like labor unions, “public” “education” served its legitimate purpose in only a few decades. It is WAY PAST TIME to eliminate both of them.

  • Robbie Cheney

    FEMA camps will be good for something after all.

  • Alexandra1973

    Baghdad Bob!

  • MooTieFighter

    Yet another story that proves blacks can’t, and don’t want to be, truly equal in our society. It must be embarrassing for them to realize they cannot step up to everyone else’s standards.

    • 4321realist

      “It must be embarrassing for them to realize they cannot step up to everyone else’s standards.”

      I doubt that they’re embarrassed. They’re so arrogant they have grossly inflated images of themselves. They see themselves as cutting quite a figure in this world.

    • GAWZ

      The thought of being accused of acting like YT (study, homework, job) is what would embarrass/shame them. “Sthiiit; DeMarcus trying to become an honorary cracka. Dat fool say he gone do homework.”

  • chuck_2012

    So where do these dozens of misfit students go when school is finished for them? Certainly not into any company like Boeing or microsoft or other? They will reproduce and create another new generation of low brows to go on ebt cards.

    • mgs166

      In addition to keeping homicide detectives busy.

    • GAWZ

      Actually..Microsoft is in the forefront of the ‘Diversity Movement’. Those big companies were extorted into hiring unqualified people and making “monetary contributions” to people like Shakedown Jackson and Revrund Al.

  • Earl P. Holt III

    Those teachers who profess affection for 18 year-old freshmen — who menace the hallways of “urban” public schools — are victims of the “Stockholm Syndrome,” pure and simple…

    • 4321realist

      I agree. You’re absolutely right. At least in most cases.

      And I also believe that the so-called “altruism” of whites in a few cases involves the Stockholm Syndrome as well.

      And at the basis of it IMHO is fear.

      Whether it’s a fear of personal safety, fear of asset destruction, or fear for the personal safety of family members, it’s the result of being confronted with a violent, unreasonable human threat, until a person sympathetrically identifies with the threat, because he/she subconsciously sees the ploy as a last means of surviving.

      • Spikeygrrl

        Occam’s Razor: The (totally rational) fear is of being FIRED from their jobs and SHUNNED in their communities. How dare they disagree with the all-powerful MultiCult?!

        Per the Red Queen: “Off with their heads! Off with their heads!”

      • Earl P. Holt III

        Those of us on the St. Louis School Board — trying to end the $7 Billion deseg program that has destroyed the St. Louis public schools — used to engage in a lot of “gallows humor” as a catharsis. One day we were trying to understand the mentality of certain white leftist race-traitors on the school board, who invariably voted with the nigro criminal element destroying the schools.

        I remarked that: “…they’ve convinced themselves that the alligator will eat them last…”

        To this, the leader of our coalition quipped: “…no, they think the alligator is a vegetarian…,” which broke us up for 10 minutes of uninterrupted laughter…

    • GAWZ

      “Stockholm Syndrome” LOL. “Ja sure, these babies need to be nurtured by allowing them to rape our daughters.”

  • Peter Connor

    Mad Max needed….

  • 4321realist

    “Harding teachers are terrified the district is sending kids into the world with distorted expectations of reality. They’re unprepared for college. They’re taught to disrespect authority.”

    It is Obama who signaled to them that their behavior is not only o.k. disciplining them for it is racist. This Brandt could be white, I guess, but he offers the same kind of illogical conclusion as blacks do.

    “Sooner or later, they’ll realize they were cheated, Brandt says.”

    Can you believe that anyone that’s not a hare-brained lunatic would reason that a kid engaging in out-of-control behavior throughout his school years was cheated?

    Surely this character is black.

    “The bottom line is, I wanna have conversations about how we’re going to
    lift up our babies, how we’re going to lift up our students so they can
    walk into any school in the St. Paul Public School District and know
    they’re going to get a high-quality education. I want the racist
    structure of public education that the United States is created on to be
    eradicated. This is work that you can’t go back on, and it’s work I do
    not apologize for.”

    This dork is black as well. Calling these out-of-control freaks “babies,” is on the same par as describing killer black thugs as “children.”

    Blacks belong in a village setting back on the home continent where hunting and gathering occupies their minds instead of abstract concepts.

  • 4321realist

    I checked the demographs of the school, and one page showed the percentage of blacks at about 24%.

    I’m guessing the Asians involve mostly Hmong, which are the lower class Asian types, but still they don’t act like blacks. Nobody acts like the normal black unless he/she is a nutcase.

    Can you imagine that the reporter included the nonsense from the black implying that racism is the problem preventing their “babies” from getting a “quality” education?

  • Bettie

    Totally insanity.

  • AmericanCitizen

    Urban schools are little more than day-care for these “teens”. Two meals and a place to hang with friends. Education optional.

    And the few of them that will get a job expect to be paid $15 an hour for minimum wage as a half-wit illiterate that has a problem being on time and dressing and speaking correctly.

    Yes, this country is screwed.

    • mikey7777

      so basically just like jail,their absent parents taught them well.

      three squares and a “bed” as it were ,lol.

    • Roninf9

      I remember that frank, anonymous essay written by a white teacher in a black school. It went viral a couple years ago. He said that a few of the black girls showed up to school because they really did want to improve themselves. Most of the black males however showed up only for the free meals and access to sex and the drug market.

    • GAWZ

      You fo-gots da fun part whe dey’s gits to mess wit YT’s food order n stuff. “I likes dis job dat da man gib me.”

  • Alucard_the_last

    How many times does this have to happen before the self-loathing white liberals finally admit defeat? To destroy anything, just add a negro. No place on earth got better when a negro moved in.

    • Roninf9

      ‘How many times does this have to happen before the self-loathing white liberals finally admit defeat?’

      Sadly, never. They are mentally ill. They will have to be swept aside, physically and brutally.

      • ghettovalley

        When society deteriorates in the inevitable way, the vibrant ones will take care of that for us. In fact, once the thin veneer of civilization vanishes, they will be the first victims of the brown undertow.

  • Alucard_the_last

    Liberals NEVER live near negroes and their children go to private, all white schools. They want our kids to go to a black school and we are suppose to live near them or ‘we are racist’.

  • Light from the East

    The effort of closing the gap between blacks and whites has never been successful throughout human history. Biological difference (internal or external characteristics) of race is the product of nature. Since humans are just a part of nature, anything against the nature will eventually fail no matter what kinds of system you have.

  • Hammerheart

    Possible scenario:

    Whites and Asians flee public school in droves, rendering the public schools as desolate wastelands of black and brown.

    Blacks and browns start crying for government subsidized private education because the playing field still isn’t leveled.

    • Weisheit77

      Or as more property tax raises are defeated by those people fleeing the school systems the FedGov just steps in and funds the schools with your tax money anyway. We’re the frog in the pot and we’ve long since lost the ability to hop out. Our great grandparents (the progressives) created Leviathan. Our grandparents cemented its power by fighting useless wars and falling for lies of FDR. Our parents allowed the final nails to be pounded into the coffin. We’re already in the ground and the coffin in the ground and the air inside is getting thin.

      The USA of even just 30 years ago is long gone. Do not interpret this as I’m saying that whites are doomed. I’m saying that the USA as a historically white nation and free nation is doomed. Freedom and privacy are doomed. Remember the recent Princeton study that proves we live in an oligarchy? We are well past voting our way out of this.

    • jayvbellis

      Yes, that s the next move. And traitors on the Libertarian Right like Rand Paul, Paul Ryan are the ones who will be the spokesmen for selling this to the public. Giving the Black underclass vouchers to attend White private schools and the results will be the same.

      Bad students make for bad schools, doesn’t matter much if the schools are public or private.

  • Tarczan

    I have a serious question; how long will this insanity last? As a hint to the answer, it’s gone on since the 60’s, but it is getting worse. My guess at an answer is that it will last until the printing press of money digitation won’t work anymore. And that could be a long time off, or it could literally happen overnight.

    • GAWZ

      How long did it take hyperinflation to start destroying life in Weimar Germany or present day Venezuela? Unlike either of those examples, we have the privilege of being blessed with (drum roll please) DIVERSITY.

      • IstvanIN

        Even Venezuela has some visible diversity.

    • Mack0

      A fire rages until there’s nothing left to burn. All of the insanity will last until everything is destroyed. It’s a sad reality we all must face.

    • Weisheit77

      I’m starting to hear whispers of a massive stock market crash in October. But even if they seize pensions, I don’t see whites rising up. White Americans have been totally emasculated. Whites are more likely to spend more time hating any white person that stands up for himself and who bucks the system than they are a black aggressor. We are truly a herd animal. I’ve never seen a “suit” stand up for himself. They would rather be murdered than accused of racism.

      • The white person who has enough in their IRA or 401(k) such that he would seriously miss it if its contents were confiscated isn’t the “rising up” type.

        • John Smith

          What about all the folks with GM and Chrysler securities who got butt****ed when Obama made the two declare bankruptcy and write off their debts? Many retired folks, especially their former employees, got hosed. The precedent is there.

          • I agree with you. The odds are better than not that it’s going to happen in the near future.

          • Tarczan

            Yeah, could be. Who knows, but be prepared. Be prepared for a worthless dollar the best you can. The thing is, initially any monetary problem may begin with extreme deflation, since only about 6% or so of the money is actual printed dollars, the rest is created through lending. After that, inflation will take over as the presses are fired up. To reiterate, no one knows what will happen, but it doesn’t seem like a paying off of the debt is possible, so it will be resolved with some kind of inflation.

  • Dale McNamee

    ” The bottom line is, I wanna have conversations about how we’re going to lift up our babies…”

    These students are not babies… If they are, keep them home and raise them !

    Babies shouldn’t be listening to rap or have smartphones, music players, etc. They aren’t ready for such things…

    They should also learn how to behave… At their ages, getting hurt as a response to misbehavior is very instructive…

    And if you “pump them out”, you should be ready to be a parent… Not baby mommas & baby daddies !

  • Realist

    “Are liberals pumping a mind-altering chemical into the urban water supply — to try to get human beings to believe this rubbish?”

    Don’t need to many whites are stupid enough to believe it….straight up,

  • Mack0

    Looks like the new policies worked out exactly as many predicted. Next step is to apply the same policies to black crime. Eventually rape and murder will be punishable by a stern talking to.

    • Weisheit77

      I’m afraid that is exactly what they are aiming for. “I pity da fool” who can’t afford to live in a nice neighborhood.

      If you want to really scare yourself, refresh yourself on the list of minor offenses (or even sometimes accusations) that can make it a felony for you to possess lethal force in the shape of a gun.

  • Weisheit77

    Reminds me of my middle and high school. I came from southern schools where saying “sh*t” could get a you a visit to the principle and a phone call home to schools where if you didn’t get in a fight everything was ok. It was really a culture shock for me. We had bussing.

    I’ve learned to stop blaming others for my problems because it’s unhealthy to dwell upon what cannot be changed, but from an objective stand point I allowed that horrible environment to impede my progress in life. But this stuff was going on 20 years ago in some schools.

  • Seniorsquadldr

    Apartheid is the Only answer.

    • ghettovalley

      I don’t wish to control them, or rule them. I want complete and total separation.

      • GAWZ

        Unfortunately, they want you dead. Even agreeing to servitude turns the sentence into a labor camp style slow death. When have you ever heard any one of their leaders say “We want our own nation, completely separate (economically, etc) from YT”?

        • RaySist27

          Very few non-whites want to be free from YT, even though that would completely solve all of the ‘racism’ problems they have with us. They don’t want their own nations, they want to take over White nations.

  • carriewhite64

    It’s stories like this that make me want to kick in a door. Who in the world would want to be a teacher today?

  • Rossbach

    Since at least the 1960’s, our city schools have degenerated into holding pens for uneducable young savages. No amount of “training” is going to solve this problem.

    Liberals are engaged in a war against nature. They are they going to lose that war. The only question is how much damage they will cause until their final defeat.

  • dewdly

    Keith Hardy is quoted as saying, “The bottom line is, I wanna have conversations about how we’re going to lift up our babies, how we’re going to lift up our students so they can walk into any school in the St. Paul Public School District and know they’re going to get a high-quality education.” I knew black women called their own 300 lb. bad actors – their “babies”, but a black man? And he wonders why these kids are infantile, stupid, and undisciplined?

    • GAWZ

      ‘Target Group’. The guy is a politician, an elected official and he is appeasing his constituents, many of whom are female and ‘racially diverse’. Dysfunction cannot be ma’s fault so it must be the fault of someone else. Minority teachers cannot be at fault so that narrows it down to you know who: YT.

  • martinstuart

    These people are imbeciles. They cannot fathom that it is the parents and not racism.

    • Sid Ishus

      As in the parents didn’t need to have children in the first place?

  • M.A

    Give me a few minutes to ponder upon that one.

  • HE2

    I want the racist structure of public education that the United States is created on to be eradicated.

    I do not understand what this doofus means by the U.S.A’s “racist structure of public education.”
    It sounds as if he uttered a mess of Orwellian words making sure to throw in the buzz word “racist.” Racism. Yep, that would explain this school’s massive failure without question.
    I disagree. How are our schools racially structured, unless he is referring to our govt’s total commitment to anti-White indoctrination beginning in KG?

  • Fr. John+

    There are so many issues in this column, that most of the AR readers won’t even ‘get’.
    1) Silva isn’t a Scandinavian/German name, yes? That’s the first issue. Minnesota is, and has been for almost all but the last forty years of its existence, a WHITE, NORDIC land. Why do the StP and Mpls School Districts continue to bring in OUTSIDERS to our state, as if they had some ‘inner moral compass’ to teach the great White teachers how to teach?!
    2) Minorities don’t have a ‘right’ to be ANYWHERE in the USA, let alone MN. When Hubert H. Humphrey lied to America (along with Ted Kennedy, via the Celler 1965 Immigration Reform Act) about ‘not changing the demographics of the country’ by adopting this immoral legislation, he also started the genocidal influx of non-Whites, aided by socialist (yes, SOCIALIST- as in USSR) organizations such as LSS (Lutheran Social(ist) Services) and the mis-named ‘Catholic Charities.’ I blame Humphrey for the river of brown that has infected MN, since the 1960’s.
    3) White Liberal Teachers (of whom I know many) are among some of the most intellectually stupid advocates for ‘race-mixing’ and White Genocide out there- remember, this is the state that had that ‘White Privilege’ face writing campaign up in Duluth, over a decade ago. As altruistic Whites, they mistakenly think Negroes, Mestizos, and Asians are like us– THEY ARE NOT. We now have enough empirical data to put that Idol of PC to bed, forever. And we need to admit this ‘Multiculti’ is the new State Religion for the entire country, and apply the First Amendments’ establishment clause to it, with the greatest possible rigor. I, for one, still believe in ‘for us and our Posterity’. But then, I’m a REAL American, not some hyphenated imposter. Ja sure, you betcha.

    • jayvbellis

      Why is this crazy Left nonsense confined just to Madison WI in Wisconsin, but it seems to plag. U. Up the whole state of Minnesota?

    • Roninf9

      Humphrey may have been complicit but the men most directly responsible for the Immigration Act of 1965 were Norbert Schlei, Emmanuel Cellar, and Jacob Javits. None of them were Nordic Whites either. Ted Kennedy was a freshman senator who merely served as front man for passing the Act which represented the culmination of a 40 year effort by Cellar and his entire “community” to overturn the immigration restrictions put in place in 1924.

  • cofccprez2015

    The morons and quislings and race traitors who establish those policies do not see blacks as the problem we recognize them to be…

    • Travis Lee

      They do, but only for you.

      They live far removed and like limousine liberals of the 60’s, adore the “colorful” Diversity which they force you to deal with.

      Liberalism is all about exaggerated self esteem, and they get it from Their busybodyness.

  • Whether a school district ends “racially predictable discipline” or not, racially predictable behavior will remain an issue.

  • Steve_in_Vermont

    The job of parents is to “civilize” their children. Being PC it’s called “raising” them. Millions of parent across this country are not doing so, and it shows by their kids behavior. And they will get older, and bolder, and become the new wave of criminals.

    • Roninf9

      Civilization is Racism. Civilizing the uncivilized is racist. Imposing our Western, i.e. White, Civilization on non-whites, even in our country, is the essence of racism. I say, so what? Its better than living in a savage, 3rd World dump.

      • Steve_in_Vermont

        Without civilization we’ll have anarchy. That’s what were seeing in cities like Baltimore right now. The lack of respect for all authority, violence towards each other and exploiting the vulnerable. Fortunately, for most people, it’s contained within a specific geographical area. If it spreads, all bets are off. Not everyone living in other parts of the country are “vulnerable”. Some have sharp teeth, and know how to bite.

  • JohnnyMangoes

    Do you have sympathy for non-whites? Did you EVER have sympathy for a non-white that you saw walking down the street? How many times a day was this person abused, or made to feel inferior through micro-aggressions?

    So why do you think they would ever have sympathy with you?

    Another good example is how the white American media has spent literally a hundred years demonizing places like Africa, India, and China. And you would think that the locals there don’t know about this… they do.

    Americans have successfully made enemies with virtually every other country on earth, pissed off 5 billion people by peddling racism and cultural poison, and now you’ve pissed off several nuclear states. And don’t get me started on it being the fault of the Jews – the destruction and humiliation of non-white cultures went on long before the Jews got a foothold in your countries.

    I’m sorry, but it’s not going to look good in the next 100, no, 20-30 years.

    • Exuberant Auditor

      Did you EVER have sympathy for a non-white that you saw walking down the street? How many times a day was this person abused, or made to feel inferior through micro-aggressions?

      Because of his/her race? Probably none. It’s very rare those days to see people being abused because of their race. That kind of overt racism is long gone. You’re painting a picture that just isn’t there.

      ——————

      There are many countries whose populations on the whole love us: the Philippines, Israel, South Korea, Kenya, El Salvador, and Brazil, to name a few.

      And many other countries slam our culture too.

      • JohnnyMangoes

        LOL, they don’t love you, especially not SK. You have an illegal military base there.

        China, Russia, a bunch of Eastern Bloc countries, India, a bunch of African countries, are pretty much allied against the US.

        • Exuberant Auditor

          78% of South Koreans have favorable views of the U.S. And I’m pretty sure the feeling is mutual towards the South Koreans, except for maybe Bossman.

        • IstvanIN

          Then why doesn’t the South Korean government tell the US to leave? The Philippines did. South Korea is a free, prosperous nation thanks to the US. Think you would have been better off under Red China or the Kim family?

    • crockadoodle6

      ‘Another good example is how the white American media has spent literally
      a hundred years demonizing places like Africa, India, and China.’.
      Please. What does this post have to do with public education? And why are you so bitter? Are you suffocating in painful white guilt? And if that’s your problem it can be cured either by a summer stroll down any street in Detroit after 10:00 pm or just waiting for Sharia to show up in your neighborhood. If you want your multicultural paradise move to SA.

  • Mark Reynolds

    For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction. Blacks are perennial under achievers academically, and are disproportionately responsible for violent unprovoked outbursts. It’s called CONSEQUENCE.

    • crockadoodle6

      Mark, using the words black and academically in the same sentence is like trying to find dry water.