by dumbing down education in the name of ‘equity’.
As with all public schools in progressive-run cities, education is no longer Job #1 in Madison WI. “Equity” is. The Madison Metropolitan School District is poised to scuttle its advanced honors courses in order to make the racial numbers work. Either not enough black and brown kids are doing advanced course work or too many white kids are.
“Officials called [scrapping honors classes] a pathway to becoming an anti-racist institution.”
A most-excellent report from our favorite Madison morning daily newspaper asks, “Can honors be equitable? Madison school district revisits controversial change.”
Progressivism is like rust — it never sleeps. Course work for the gifted and talented is damned as “gate-keeping knowledge in a really limited and white-washed manner,” says school board member Savion Castro, a young man with no real life accomplishments but an overweening sense of superiority informed by his own assumed victimhood.
He and a likely majority of four of the seven members instead contemplate doling out honors from within standard classes. Tellingly, WI State Journal news reporter Olivia Herken adds, “District officials did not answer questions about what students have to do to earn honors credit in standard classes.” Guesswork replaces homework!
Young scholars will have to surmount the chaos of those “standard classes,” school discipline having been outlawed to avoid the heartbreak of disparate outcomes. The newspaper quotes a student whose name suggests Indian/Asian heritage to say she benefitted from being in classes “where everyone took their work seriously.” What a little white-washer, she!
“They don't even seem to recognize the oxymoron of saying, "it will make honors more equitable.” — Madison private school educator Patrick O’Loughlin.
Want real diversity? Vote GOP!
We turn now to The Capital Times, which endorsed Woke social justice warriors like Savion Castro and Ali Muldrow and cheered the expulsion of police from our troubled high schools. Dane County’s Progressive Voice is up today with an op ed claiming that Republican Tim Michels’ “voucher scheme would undermine education system.” Let’s hope!
“Voucher funding takes state aid away from public schools and gives it to private schools instead,” the piece claims. See me after school, Mr. Op Ed Writer. Voucher funding follows the student fleeing from dysfunctional schooling. Progressives are all in on diversity except when it comes to diversity of thought.
“Nowhere is the need to turn things upside down more pressing than in education,” Michels says. “I trust parents.”
Wisconsin taxpayers have doubled their support of K-12 education since 1970, yet student performance continues to decline. The most recent state test results show math and English language proficiency at less than 40% — a record low. … As Department of Public Instruction superintendent, [Tony Evers] actually declared it would be “morally wrong” to give parents more educational choices.— Tim Michels for Governor.
Blaska’s Bottom Line: We sense an incipient parent rebellion. It may occur to Madison parents that Woke progressives are the ones undermining education, not those villainous Republicans!
richard lesiak wrote, “Stevie..Tele-townhall Reported in the Heartland Signal. Rojo said he is “aware” of litter boxes and then went on another gender rant that is no worth repeating.”
No you blithering idiot that’s not what he was “aware” of, you’re a liar that’s parroting Democratic Party a propaganda narrative that’s a twisted extrapolation of a cherry picked statement!
The question was whether he had heard about those claims and the answer was was that he was “yes, I’m well aware of this” meaning that he was aware of the reports/claims not that he believed it and below is a link to the audio evidence. He answered the question that was asked NOT the BS twisted question if he believed it.
Your claim was, “ROJO saying in an interview that he believes there are litterboxes in schools for children to use”. You have not and cannot support your false claim. As I stated before, you’re proving once again that you’re a POS trolling Unapologetic Liar.
This comment had become invisible because it was a reply to the richard lesiak comment that had been deleted? Now it suddenly appeared again, that’s weird.
Since richard has met the conditions to be unbanned and is back again, here is a conversation from earlier…
richard lesiak wrote…
richard lesiak replied…
Steve’s clarified reply…
Since richard lesiak has been unbanned, he now has an opportunity to reply to my claim that he’s a trolling liar, but I’m pretty sure that he hasn’t learned that “it’s better to keep his mouth shut and appear stupid than to open it and remove all doubt”.
I’ll start holding my breath waiting for Richard’s intelligent retort now…
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Note To Everyone: The kind of false smear (a bald-faced lie) that Richard trolled here is the same kind of extrapolated to absurdity BS tactic that other hive-minded Democrats and progressives use routinely. Here is another example where the blogger spewed another false smear against Senator Johnson, Senator Ron Johnson Owes Wisconsin An Apology For Being Party To Vaccine/AIDS Lies. Only terribly biased/stupid people, dare I say willfully gullible*, fall for these kinds of non-logical propaganda narrative lies.
Hanlon’s Razor states, “never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity”. It’s appears that the political left is hiding behind intentional stupidity and using genuine stupid people as parrots to try and shield themselves from their true malice.
*Gullibility: a tendency to be easily persuaded that something is real or true.
“Hanlon’s Razor states, ‘never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity’.”
The Gotch’s Razor states:
“never attribute to inebriation that which may be adequately explained by monumental imbecility.”
Example: D!ck Less’s latest idiotic post is a textbook example of The Gotch’s Razor.
Care to guess who the inspiration for D!ck Less might be…?
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