I started this post to refute some specific arguments, but I changed my mind midstream and decided to add a lot more material than I initially envisioned. 3,616 more words
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The Problem: Achievement Gap and Dialect Prejudice
A long buried issue that has gone unaddressed in America’s public schools since desegregation in the 1950’s is what is known as the… 888 more words
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As the temperature drops and leaves begin to fall, children around America long for the empty days of summer that they could fill with any activity their hearts desired. 637 more words
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In essence, we have upper-middle class white people who usually live in predominantly affluent, white communities controlling the educational options of millions of disenfranchised black and brown children who usually live in impoverished, racially segregated communities.