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U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan told a group of state schools superintendents Friday that he found it “fascinating” that some of the opposition to the Common Core State Standards has come from
“white suburban moms who — all of a sudden — their child isn’t as brilliant as they thought they were, and their school isn’t quite as good as they thought they were.”
Yes, he really said that. But he has said similar things before. What, exactly, is he talking about?
Well, is there any truth to the statement?
Are the main opponents white soccer moms that find out their kid is not as smart as they thought?
reply to post by xuenchen
If its true......its true.
I know many white "soccer mom" types that get all worked up when their kids dont do as well as they brag to their friends.
It may seem racist or wrong, but the truth is the truth and we need people that are willing to say it.....despite political correctness.
Well I imagine if we want to somehow justify these comments by high federal officials, I suppose we should try to find some statistics to back up that claim.