The recent article in Ct.Post by Linda Conner Lambeck “Bridgeport Schools brace for potential cuts” raises all sorts of questions and concerns. How is it that Math and Literacy could even be considered to be on the block for any school district? 207 more words
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Up to this time, this blog has focused on language development and use by children. The idea was to focus on the ways in which children do and can develop the language skills that help them to be successful learners. 219 more words
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Minnesota schools score just above average when compared to those of other states, according to a newly-released Quality Counts report card.
The report, … 224 more words
How Barack Obama failed black Americans, William A. Darity Jr.
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The “acting white” libel is symptomatic of a more general perspective—a perspective that argues that an important factor explaining racial economic disparities is self-defeating or dysfunctional behavior on the part of blacks themselves.