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Advanced classes are racist, according to the Boston Public School Board. One statement stunned me (emphasis mine):
The school district analyzed the demographics of the program and found that “more than 70 percent of students enrolled in the program were white and Asian, even though nearly 80 percent of all Boston public school students are Hispanic and Black,” GBH reported.
The last time I was in Boston, neutral observer and I took a tour of the city. Maybe we didn’t go into certain neighborhoods, but I saw a whole lot of whiteness everywhere we went. It makes me wonder where all the white kids go to school…
And in other news, COVID vaccine distribution is racist.
If you wonder why things are slow when it comes to “putting needles in arms,” this might be a reason. It takes time to make sure “the right people” get the vaccine. If “the right people” were by age, then a photo ID ought to be enough. But secret codes? Come on, man!Published in