Monday, May 17, 2010


Honor student's arrest will test Arizona law
I never thought that I’d be caught up in this messed-up system,” Ms. Colotl said Friday at a news conference after being released on $2,500 bail. “I was treated like a criminal, like a threat to the nation.” (NYT)
Kellogg Foundation V.P. on nation's racial wounds

 The demographic mandate is clear, Christopher noted, because “by 2015, most of the children in America will be children of color,” who will continue to experience higher rates of interaction with the child welfare and juvenile justice systems, not because of some genetic flaw, but because of a system of rooted privilege and the policies that undergird it. (New American Media)

Former president of Columbia Teachers College, Arthur Levine

"In the past, minorities have tended to provide leadership for the minority protests. Now they've moved to center stage. They're leading the protests." ("Minority student activists protest education cuts"--USA Today)
The Death and Life of the Great American School System: How Testing and Choice Are Undermining EducationThe education of Diane Ravitch
“Never before,” she writes of the Gates Foundation, was there an entity “that gave grants to almost every major think tank and advocacy group in the field of education, leaving no one willing to criticize its vast power and unchecked influence.”(N.Y. Times review)

Racist Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio.
"I should be a hero. They should be thanking me." (AZ.com)

1 comment:

  1. This can be make laugh to anyone that Honor student's arrest. And they were treated like criminals and threat to the nation.


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