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Originally posted by Mr Tranny
Huh? In what way is blatant racial discrimination comparable to affirmative action?
Unequal standards end when large geographic regions of the country get over their seemingly endemic racism.
The cognitive dissidence is strong in this one master yoda….
edit on 17-11-2012 by Mr Tranny because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by Asktheanimals
Funny how the timing on this right after the election.
I can smell the political backroom dealings on this from miles away from the capitol.
Can we all this "No Child gets Ahead?"
edit on 16-11-2012 by Asktheanimals because: added comment
Originally posted by Wrabbit2000
Last I knew the law it was illegal to discriminate based on race. Looks to me like the Black children are being told they aren't as Smart as the Asians and White children so they don't need to feel bad when they score lower, as (obviously) is expected of them. meanwhile, the White and Asian children hear it as, they have to work harder and longer to achieve the same grade as the Black children.
Isn't this a hell of a lot easier when we just STOP making regulations and rules with consideration to race EITHER direction?? I agree with the OP. I'd be furious to be told I was born dumber because of my skin pigment so I needn't bother myself about never measuring up to the other kids. How Evil. They're being trained as victims from the earliest age.
Here's what the Virginia state board of education actually did. It looked at students' test scores in reading and math and then proposed new passing rates. In math it set an acceptable passing rate at 82 percent for Asian students, 68 percent for whites, 52 percent for Latinos, 45 percent for blacks and 33 percent for kids with disabilities.
Originally posted by fnpmitchreturns
reply to post by Mr Tranny
Actually, this is not affirmative action but more like a state trying to keep their base scores up for federal funding reasons.....