American Apartheid

Apartheid: Policy of racial segregation and political and economic discrimination against non-European groups. The Huffington Post reports, “The nation’s most segregated schools aren’t in the deep south — they’re in New York, according to a report released Tuesday by the University of California, Los Angeles’ Civil Rights Project.” Last night at the Flying Squirrel, a […]

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A Living Truth

As February approaches educators across the country will prepare to teach their students about “Black” history. Multitudes of copies of Martin Luther King cartoon images will be distributed to elementary school children to be colored in whatever fashion and color the child chooses in order to support their individuality. Around the country school children will […]

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Privileged In America

On February 10th, Monroe Community College will present Tim Wise, author of “White Like Me”, which is, as the back cover of the book states, “A personal examination of the way in which racial privilege shapes the daily lives of white America and in every realm; employment, education, housing, criminal justice , and elsewhere.” Wise […]

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The Blessings Of Liberty

Posterity: All future generations The Preamble to the Constitution: We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution […]

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Gifts and Talents

History teaches us that when a civilization’s environment provides the resources necessary to meet their basic needs, the focus of their energy and attention turns to creating a belief system that displays gratitude for the blessings they received and respect for the supplier of those blessings. In showing their gratitude and respect for the nature […]

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From The Federal Register

Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; High School Longitudinal Study of 2009 (HSLS:09) Second Follow-up Field Test and Main Study Panel Maintenance 2015 The High School Longitudinal Study of 2009 (HSLS:09) is a nationally representative, longitudinal study of more than 20,000 9th graders […]

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The Message Was Clear

In President Obama’s “State of the Nation” speech, the only mention of education was to provide free community college to the Associate’s Degree level. President Obama is and was not an education president. His platform was health. He knew little about education and, in assessing his decision to retain Arne Duncan as Education Secretary, few […]

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