The Miseducation of Minority Children

In the the not so surprising news of the day there is another report that Black and Latino’s are testing behind whites in reading and math in school. The gap is closed during elementary and middle school but once high school begins the scores indicate the same level as 30 years ago. While there certainly is plenty of blame to go around from inadequate resources to  teachers who lower their expectations for minorities this epidemic has to be put in the forefront of issues in our community. If you have the time to get angry and upset over who Tyler Perry is putting in his movie then you have the time to focus on the miseducation of minority children and use our influence to educate our communities the same way we did after slavery. What do you think about minorities falling behind. Read the rest of this compelling article here:http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/01/23/black-latino-students-per_n_1224790.html

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