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Nice White Parentsí Responsible for Failing Public Schools, New York Times Says
The Daily Signal ^ | August 25, 2020 | Mary Clare Amselem

Posted on 08/29/2020 4:18:40 AM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Why does the public education system continue to fail America’s children? Policy experts have pondered this question for decades.

Most say the answer is complicated, requiring a nuanced, collaborative approach.

But not The New York Times. It found the problem, and it’s simple: white parents.

The solution? “Try, whenever possible, to suppress the power of white parents.”

That quote comes from the Times’ podcast “Nice White Parents,” which chronicles the history of a single public school in New York. Specifically, the host, Chana Joffe-Walt, decides to look into the racial history of this school.

Her first finding: Many parents who advocated for the integration of public schools, specifically this public school, did not end up enrolling their children. Instead, they chose to send their children to established schools with a history of success. This choice—made predominantly by white families—is why the school has struggled, Joffe-Walt says.

She contacts several of these parents to scold them for not sending their children to a worse school to serve the larger cause of public education. Some parents note that although they believed in advancing school integration, they perceived this particular school to struggle academically, noting that many students could not read at grade level.

Joffe-Walt chalks up these criticisms to racism, rather than a genuine observation that the school would be a step backward academically for a student functioning at grade level.

Does she offer concrete policy solutions to fix the underlying academic issues plaguing the school? Of course not. Instead, she perpetuates the myth that parents choosing to exit the public school system leads to underfunded schools.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailysignal.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Editorial; Philosophy; Politics/Elections; US: New York
KEYWORDS: antiwhite; bureaucrats; chanajoffewalt; cultureofcorruption; education; endwhiteshaming; newyork; nicewhiteparents; nyc; publicschools; racism; spending; teachersunion
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MSM racism, straight up.
1 posted on 08/29/2020 4:18:40 AM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks
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To: 100American; 3D-JOY; abner; Abundy; AGreatPer; Albion Wilde; AliVeritas; alisasny; ...

PING!


2 posted on 08/29/2020 4:20:36 AM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (The Constitution guarantees the States protection against insurrection. Act now, Mr. President!)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

So your are racist for not sending your child to a failing school. The idiocy and the despicable arrogant evil that exists will be dealt with eventually, it starts with school choice


3 posted on 08/29/2020 4:21:32 AM PDT by ronnie raygun
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Nice White Parents = Karens


4 posted on 08/29/2020 4:22:00 AM PDT by Cowboy Bob (Mocking Liberals is not only a right, but the duty of all Americans.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

No matter how much money you throw at a school, its success depends mostly on the quality of students they accept. Even great teachers are rendered useless if they have a roomful of ignorant thugs and an administration that refuses to discipline them.


5 posted on 08/29/2020 4:23:07 AM PDT by A_perfect_lady (The greatest wealth is to live content with little. -Plato)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

parents choosing to exit the public school system leads to underfunded schools.

Thats bs...you pay your taxes whether you use the school or not.


6 posted on 08/29/2020 4:23:07 AM PDT by Adder ("Can you be more stupid?" is a question, not a challenge.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

So what the Author is saying is that People of Color can’t teach - and Students of Color can’t learn. Unless, of course, there are White people there to help them.

Forever on the D Plantation.


7 posted on 08/29/2020 4:23:42 AM PDT by PeteB570 ( Islam is the sea in which the Terrorist Shark swims. The deeper the sea the larger the shark.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

The people who didn’t go to the school, but paid taxes that support it are
responsible for its failure.
I guess that’s what she means by “nuanced”.


8 posted on 08/29/2020 4:25:30 AM PDT by Palio di Siena
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

“Her first finding: Many parents who advocated for the integration of public schools, specifically this public school, did not end up enrolling their children. Instead, they chose to send their children to established schools with a history of success. This choice—made predominantly by white families—is why the school has struggled, Joffe-Walt says.”

She’d better check the political leanings and re-think because the narrative is slipping with this “finding”.


9 posted on 08/29/2020 4:25:54 AM PDT by jughandle (Big words anger me, keep talking.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

This is the way of all communists

Instead of advocating for charter schools or school choice ($$$ follows student) she whines


10 posted on 08/29/2020 4:28:15 AM PDT by Nifster (I see puppy dogs in the clouds)
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To: Adder

And if course, they still get the taxes from those who use private school or homeschool, which in effect means they should have a surplus!


11 posted on 08/29/2020 4:29:00 AM PDT by workerbee (==)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Yep.


12 posted on 08/29/2020 4:29:07 AM PDT by sauropod (I will not comply.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Society is responsible for our schools’ conditions, as we are responsible for our governments’ conditions.

Elections have outcomes. Apathy has outcomes. Ignorance has outcomes.


13 posted on 08/29/2020 4:31:01 AM PDT by polymuser (A socialist is a communist without the power to take everything from their citizens...yet.)
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To: PeteB570

White dems see blacks as retarded and in need of white saviors...Black dems see it the same way


14 posted on 08/29/2020 4:32:25 AM PDT by Hambone 1934 (WE all know President)
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To: jughandle

We have to have white kids in the schools..NO body ever asks why?????


15 posted on 08/29/2020 4:33:31 AM PDT by Hambone 1934 (WE all know President)
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To: Adder

But the schools only get the funding as students attend. If a student attends another school, that’s where the funding goes.


16 posted on 08/29/2020 4:33:58 AM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is thp at they are both death cults.)
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To: A_perfect_lady

But good students don’t go to these places because hey are infiltrated with bad teachers who only keep their jobs because of unions.


17 posted on 08/29/2020 4:36:00 AM PDT by AndyJackson
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
Many parents who advocated for the integration of public schools, specifically this public school, did not end up enrolling their children. Instead, they chose to send their children to established schools with a history of success.

Haven't public schools been integrated as a matter of law (not parental advocacy) for 60 years?

MORE THAN 60 years ago, my parents extracted me from public school and handed me - unwillingly - over to the Catholic nuns because public school was demonstrably ineffective even then. I can't begin to imagine how many lives were saved by Catholic schools -- until most parents who could do so fled to suburbia.

No mention of the role of teachers' unions and the diminished expectations of Black privilege that see public schools graduates who don't understand math, science or how to effectively communicate in English? Why wouldn't Black parents want to "send their children to established schools with a history of success" if the teachers' unions allowed them to do so?

18 posted on 08/29/2020 4:36:23 AM PDT by Sooth2222 ("A conservative is a liberal who got mugged the night before" - Frank Rizzo)
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To: Hambone 1934

...why?????
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So the white kids will be as uneducated and feral as the black kids.

Next, abolish all private schools and all home schooling.

No one escapes. Civilization disappears. Mission accomplished.


19 posted on 08/29/2020 4:37:41 AM PDT by reformedliberal (Make yourself less available.)
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To: workerbee

And the people with no children, and the people whose children are grown up ...

They have all the money.


20 posted on 08/29/2020 4:37:51 AM PDT by Tax-chick ("What we can see of God's canvas is laughably small." ~Bp. Barron)
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