Thursday, October 31, 2013

Executive Order for African Americans

I was perusing the 163 Executive Orders by PBO and found this one.  

In this EO, he establishes guidelines for African American children.  Claims they do not get the best teachers, etc.   Here's a section from the "Executive Order -- White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans", dated July 2010:

"However, substantial obstacles to equal educational opportunity still remain in America's educational system. African Americans lack equal access to highly effective teachers and principals, safe schools, and challenging college-preparatory classes, and they disproportionately experience school discipline and referrals to special education. African American student achievement not only lags behind that of their domestic peers by an average of two grade levels, but also behind students in almost every other developed nation. Over a third of African American students do not graduate from high school on time with a regular high school diploma, and only four percent of African American high school graduates interested in college are college-ready across a range of subjects. An even greater number of African American males do not graduate with a regular high school diploma, and African American males also experience disparate rates of incarceration...."

Seriously, PBO?  If memory serves me correctly, it was YOU who shut down the pilot program in DC (not Kansas) but Washington, DC  that allowed parents to choose where their kids went to school.  You remember the voucher program, right?  Yea the man who signs an Executive Order because African American children don't have the same opportunity as whites, is the same one who shot down a successful program for minorities!  His kids get special treatment but yours shouldn't!  How elitist is that?

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