Submitted by NAD on Thu, 01/24/2013 - 16:57
You know the saying. As California goes, so goes the nation. Eventually. We knew it would happen. But a section of the state budget report released by California Gov. Jerry Brown’s office last week made it clear.
Submitted by NAD on Thu, 09/20/2012 - 13:17
Nearly 60 years after American schools were desegregated by the landmark Supreme Court decision Brown v. Board or Education, they are still largely segregated along racial and socio-economic lines.
Submitted by NAD on Tue, 09/27/2011 - 14:56
From the bigotry breeding ground formerly known as the great state of Arizona comes yet another atrocious xenophobic crackdown. Only this time there is pushback from a higher authority: the Feds. The Arizona state Department of Education, under threat of a civil rights lawsuit, has stopped sending in language monitors into classrooms to ensure teachers don't sound too Hispanic.
Submitted by NAD on Mon, 09/12/2011 - 13:45
There's a long held perception among Whites in the U.S. - mostly conservative Whites but not exclusively so - that, due to affirmative action, their kids will have to work harder to compete with Blacks and Hispanics who suck up the scholarship money due to favortism. You may not hear it expressed in polite company, or maybe you do, but the attitude is pervasive.