I had a whole blog post planned out about yet another example of educational disparities on Long Island when I read this in ERASE Racism: The vast majority of Long Island students attend low‐ and average‐need districts. Only 14% of all Long Island students attend high‐need districts. There are, however, extremely large racial and… Continue reading Complaining Doesn’t Win Educational Revolutions – Civic Engagement Does! Here Are Some First Steps from Your Local Activist.
Mark Twain once said, “in the first place God made idiots.This was for practice. Then he made school boards.” As a twelve-year school member in central New Jersey I could take umbrage at this quip but instead I’ll emend it: In the first place God made idiots. This was for practice. Then he made certain… Continue reading Mark Twain Nailed It: Buffalo School Board Member Carl Paladino Is An Idiot