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Here are excerpts from three articles that offer a compelling perspective on the education of Black children. Let me know your thoughts after reading this.
Posted By: Roger E Madison Jr
Friday, May 8th 2009 at 4:45PM
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...Asheru agrees, right off the bat, that Black children are not being “treated fairly” by the educational system. He arrived at this conclusion because a “disproportionate number [of them] are being shipped shifted into Special Ed programs, and labeled as ‘emotionally disturbed’ ”...

Brother Roger thanks for posting the web link. I couldn't agree more with Mr. Asheru's observation regards the spec. ed classes that there are a disproportionate number of blacks found in those type classes. I have discovered that schools get money for each student that is placed in spec. ed classes. Many parents are focused on making a living to put roofs over their children's heads and food in their tummies. Once again thanks for posting the link. I have saved it to my favorites on my pc.
Saturday, May 9th 2009 at 4:30PM
Jen Fad
True education, however, teaches Black children “to teach themselves, so they can be self-sufficient.” . . .

Absolutely.
Saturday, May 9th 2009 at 4:31PM
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