Racism and Public Education

“I don’t get it”, you say to me. “Why do you keep harping on education, and insist on saying that there’s racism involved? Aren’t you just imagining things? Isn’t it a class issue that has nothing to do with race? Aren’t charter schools a good thing?”

No, charter schools are NOT a good thing. And yes, our education system in the US has EVERYTHING to do with racism.

But there are folks who can say it better than I can, so here’s this. Pay particular attention  to the fifth paragraph.

And while you’re there, check out this blogger’s take on KIPP schools.

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