We all lose when leaders make integration about the Benjamins

School integration is becoming a white hot hill to die on. Again. The Minnesota legislature has moved to dispense with aid intended to integrate schools, which has central cities – the largest recipients of integration aid – worried about even larger holes in their budgets. I agree with defenders of public education that say high …

Savaged by Ratvich

Diane Ravitch sells the single most dangerous notion in these modern times: teachers cannot be accountable for teaching poor children. The idea that deficiencies in students explain gross variations in academic achievement is a unionist liberal variant of other “scientific” explanations for differential life outcomes between races and classes. It is a first cousin to …