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Parents Should Challenge Their School Board About Critical Race Theory

Parents should challenge their school board about Critical Race Theory.

CRT is not only controversial and divisive, it amounts to educational malpractice. Subjecting struggling students to anti-racism training is like giving chemo to patients with a broken arm. It will only add to their pain.  Schools that are serious about disparities in educational outcomes will focus on better instruction, not appeal to a theory that disguises the problem. Read More

 

 

Poverty vs Student Achievement and Ethnic Composition

With few exceptions, low-poverty schools have high percentages of proficient readers and high-poverty schools have lower percentages–regardless of the school’s ethnic makeup (see selected states below).  This evidence argues against the view that the generally low percentages of proficient readers in high minority schools are the result of racial discrimination.  Rather, it is consistent with the view that the low reading proficiencies of high-minority schools are principally a function of their high percentages of economically disadvantag