What a time to get this news: Thanksgiving Eve.
The New Orleans Tribune rips the myth of the New Orleans miracle.Digest it over the weekend.We have been hoaxed by Reformers.
Also a must read is:
Louisiana Moves From 4th Worst To 3rd Worst On AP Performance - where Gary exposes more of the John White (LA ed comm) ed deform ghoul's game.
A comment on the MORE listserve:
The failure of New Orleans Charter Take-over.......
In other words, nearly one-third of the schools are performing at a level that would have gotten them taken over by the state of Louisiana in the wake of Katrina. And we can’t even trust this data. Indeed, we fear the truth is far worse.Here is the story: http://www.theneworleanstribune.com/main/faking-the-grade/
Let’s not forget that these power brokers and elite citizens that engineered the takeover of our schools cared nothing about firing more than 7,000 veteran teachers and school board employees—delivering a crushing blow to the city’s Black middle class—so long as their agenda moved forward,
Faking the Grade
A NEW ORLEANS TRIBUNE EDITORIAL:
But have we ever really been able to trust the state to determine which schools are failing and which ones are meeting the academic needs of its students. Has it not always been some arbitrary determination that fits the end goal of those wielding power and influence—no matter the impact on our communities?