Tag Archives: Education

Racial Segregation and Death Through Secession — Jefferson County, Alabama Schools and the Rest of America

We’re witnessing an social crisis in Jefferson County, Alabama — a county with one of the worst measures of income inequality [PDF, page 15] in a state with one of the worst measures of income inequality, nestled in a country whose … Continue reading

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TERRORISTS, UTAH SCHOOL KIDS AND THE PROPAGANDA LESSON

The junior high school I attended covered propaganda in its history curricula, and my teachers never once asked me to draw German Nazi Party posters. (Laughing) But thanks to a first year Salem, Utah middle school teacher, about 60 students … Continue reading

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JINDAL IN SCHOOLS TRYING TO GET A REP

  How can the Governor of a US state which the University of Montana-Billings, WalletHub, Education Law Center (pdf), and the US Department of Education has ranked near the bottom of national student achievement or state effort lists, gather the … Continue reading

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INVISIBLE MAN…BANNED…IN AMERICA?

    First, we had the Texas school system moving to strike the term “Transatlantic Slave Trade” from history textbooks. And now the Randolph County, North Carolina school board bans Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man with one of the board members … Continue reading

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