NY State cancels literacy test for teachers: it’s racist
By Jon Rappoport
I was going to post an article today about the empty-headed propaganda called “social sciences.” It’s part of my ongoing exposure of the destruction of the American education system.
But then I came across this from the NY Times:
“The [New York] Board of Regents eliminated a requirement that aspiring teachers pass a literacy test after the test proved controversial because black and Hispanic candidates passed it at significantly lower rates than white candidates.”
Bad enough that only 64% of white candidates passed the test on the first try in 2014; 46% of Hispanic candidates passed it; and 41% of black candidates passed it.
The logic here is stunning. Horrible test scores? Eliminate the test.
The next step: reading is too difficult; don’t teach reading.
And/or: reading is racist.
It’s, of course, the students who suffer. How can…
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