"The Act will lead to a framework of fair standards and procedures for building, repairing, and closing Chicago schools," said Soto. "To this point, Chicago's lack of clear standards has created two different worlds in which are children are educated, which are grossly unequal." (Designs for Change)
The same Newt Gingrich who once said that bilingual education was like teaching “the language of living in a ghetto” tweeted that Sotomayor is a “Latina woman racist.” (NYT columnist Charles Blow)
***This may be an oppressive, even fascistic charter school, the model of what neo-con George Will lovingly calls, "the new paternalism," but the misnamed American Indian school, does succeed in raising test scores. And after all, isn't this what public education for poor kids is all about?
Reporting from Oakland -- Not many schools in California recruit teachers with language like this: "We are looking for hard working people who believe in free market capitalism. . . . Multicultural specialists, ultra liberal zealots and college-tainted oppression liberators need not apply." (LA TIMES)