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CARD: I was upset about multiple things. Primarily the emphasis on disciplining by race and having measurable goals, I’m using their words, measurable goals to decrease discipline for specifically Black students. That's bothered me. Also, another thing that really stuck out was that they want to measure goals for academic success of Black and Hispanic students. There’s no talk about all students, all races, all genders. It’s very specific, and so those are two of the things that really stood out.
The report found the rate of lost instruction is more than five times higher in middle and high schools than the elementary school rates – 37 days lost per 100 middle and high school students compared to just seven days per 100 elementary school students.
In addition, the rates for Black students and other students of color are significantly higher than those of white students. Black students lost 103 days per 100 students enrolled, 82 more days than the 21 days their white peers lost due to out-of-school suspensions.
The secretary argued that the guidance did a disservice to schools, creating disruptive classrooms where teachers felt unsafe because they were pressured by school administrators not to report students. But Democrats ripped her for basing the decision to repeal the guidance on an academic study that assumes Black students inherently exhibit poor behavior.
originally posted by: CriticalStinker
a reply to: mikeone718
I think discrimination would be a more fitting description than racism (this is the case 95% of the time).
But yes... They are being openly discriminatory.
originally posted by: JAGStorm
originally posted by: LSU2018
a reply to: JAGStorm
It's only a matter of time before blacks are able to segregate themselves. I guess segregation pushed by democrats won't be racist this time.
Isn't that where this is headed? It's just a fancy way of segregating.
This obsession with race led to what is now often referred to as “identity politics.” Identity politics was not invented by the modern American left. It was, in fact, a weapon in the arsenal of the Nazi Party. As the Nazis, using the national media they controlled, sliced and diced the populace into specific identity groups and then promulgated grievance-riddled policies aimed at these manufactured factions in order to foment anger at a specific identity group previously isolated by the party, the Jews. The Democrat party and the left, using the so-called mainstream media, is doing the same among their manufactured identity groups (as defined by race or sexual orientation or ethnicity) in order to foment anger and isolate a specific group: white, heterosexual Christians.
originally posted by: JAGStorm
This story is flying under the radar. I think people keep trying to merge two opposing issues, and it won't work.
The first issue is real racism.
The second issue is wanting to correct the first one with REAL racism.