Friday, July 27, 2012

how is this not racism?

The order created a “President’s Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for African Americans.” It will include senior officials from several federal agencies — including the Departments of Education, Justice and Labor — which have gained increased power over state education policies since 2009.

The progressives campaign for race-based discipline policies also won a victory in Maryland July 24.

The state’s board of education established a policy demanding that each racial or ethnic group receive roughly proportional level of school penalties, regardless of the behavior by members of each group.

The board’s decision requires that “the state’s 24 school systems track data to ensure that minority and special education students are not unduly affected by suspensions, expulsions and other disciplinary measures,” said a July 25 Washington Post report.
emphasis added

maybe i'm reading this wrong, but this means with two schools, one predominantly african-american, the other predominantly non-black (i.e. asian, latino, caucasian), where one school is vandalized, both schools must suspend or discipline an equal number of students, even though no vandalism ("regardless of the behavior") took place at the other school.

does this make ANY sense?

Obama backs race-based school discipline policies | The Daily Caller

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