RACIST PUBLIC EDUCATION STILL ALIVE AND WELL AT LAUSD

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(Mensaje se repite en Español)

According to the Declaration of Independence, "All men are created equal and are endowed by their creator with certain inalienable rights." That is unless they have been systematically and purposefully subjected for generations to what remains a measurably inferior racist public education model specifically designed to assure their non-attainment of potential and the "unalienable Rights to Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness," which in no small part is dependent on the achievement of such an education.

Predominantly students of color continue to exclusively be subjected to a non-education system of rote regurgitation of multiple choice answers with little or no writing or analysis. Their Pearson lessons consist of fragments of texts comprised of words and concepts they have never been taught. What most educational reformers ignore, who either have never been in an innercity classroom or do not care about dealing with the subjective reality they would find there, is that both teachers and students in these schools have an acquired aversion to the Socratic method of dialogue between teacher and student and the critical thinking it is designed to stimulate in both the student and the teacher.

The teacher's excuse is that they are faced with students who arrive in their class already years behind grade-level and their peer group. The majority of these students have continually been socially promoted grade after grade without prior grade-level standards mastery. Teachers now faced with this reality and no administrative plan or support to do otherwise have opted in their own Pearson subsidized self-defense to give these unprepared students multiple choice busywork to preempt the chaos that would be sure to follow from the boredom of students whose youthful vitality and potential has never been addressed in school. Can anyone explain to me the educational value of a word search on a grid of mixed letters?

As for the student, who has been socially promoted into subsequently harder grades with few if any critical thinking skills ever having been taught to them, the very act of now trying to educate these students in a relevant educational process that is asking them to think and not just choose A, B, C, or D is a destablizing activity that will more than likely lead to a classroom rebellion against an activity of thinking they have never been asked to engage in before- perfectly predictable and understandable.

Social promotion or fradulent credit recovery programs that offer students with profound academic deficits a passing grade in courses they objectively can not pass by any honest measure is only deferring the students failure, while wasting the precious time of their youth, which could be more profitably used by honestly identifying and teaching the necessary academic foundational standards they literally have never been taught.

As for White folks- 94% of whom are out of public education- they literally have no idea as to the abysmal level of their local public school, because 62 years after Brown v. Board of Education, they are still able to avoid going to these schools by putting their children in private schools. Probably the quickest way to improve public education would be to require attendance for all in public schools as is done in Finland- the best educated country in the world.

Human beings are creatures of habit. And it is not easy work to finally teach a minority student what they should have been taught from pre-kindergarten and beyond. But there is literally no other alternative to doing this, if we want to finally break the cycle of racism in the United States.

Racist inspired underachievement has become such a part of American society that one does not even question why such a large part of the African American community- that which is under-educated?- still speaks with an accent, while other immigrants have long since been incorporated into the fabric of American society.

Truly successful public education reform can only take place where there is both a recognition and factoring in of the damage that institutionalized public education racism over generations has made our present day dysfunctional public school reality.

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De acuerdo con la Declaración de la Independencia, "Todos los hombres son creados iguales y dotados por su creador de ciertos derechos inalienables". Eso es a menos que hayan sido sometidos de manera sistemática y purposedfully durante siglos para lo que queda de un modelo de educación pública racista sensiblemente inferiores específicamente diseñado para garantizar su no consecución del potencial y los "derechos inalienables a la vida, la libertad y la búsqueda de la felicidad", que en gran parte depende de la consecución de tal educación.
Predominantemente estudiantes de color siguen estando sometidas exclusivamente a un sistema que no es la educación de la insuficiencia de memoria de respuestas de opción múltiple, con poca o ninguna escritura o análisis. Sus enseñanzas consisten en fragmentos de textos que constan de palabras y conceptos que jamás ha sido educado. Lo que la mayoría de los reformadores de la educación ignoran, que o bien nunca han estado en un aula innercity o no se preocupan por hacer frente a la realidad subjetiva que encontrarían allí, es que los profesores y estudiantes en estas escuelas tienen una aversión adquirida con el método socrático del diálogo entre profesor y el alumno y el pensamiento crítico que está diseñado para estimular en el alumno y el profesor.

La excusa del profesor es que se enfrentan a los estudiantes que llegan en su clase ya años por detrás de su grupo de pares. La mayoría de estos estudiantes han sido continuamente social promovido de grado tras grado sin estándares de nivel de grado antes de la maestría. Los maestros ahora se enfrentan a esta realidad y ningún plan de administración o de apoyo para hacerlo de otro modo han optado en su propia defensa para dar a estos estudiantes no preparados múltiples busywork opción de adelantarse el caos que asegúrese de seguir del aburrimiento de los estudiantes cuya juvenil vitalidad y potencial nunca ha sido abordado en la escuela. ¿Puede alguien explicarme el valor educativo de una sopa de letras en una parrilla de letras mezcladas?

En cuanto al estudiante, que ha sido socialmente promovido en grados posteriormente más difícil con pocas o ninguna capacidad de pensamiento crítico nunca haber sido enseñados a ellos, el acto mismo de ahora tratando de educar a estos estudiantes en un proceso educativo pertinente que les pide que piensen y se limite a elegir a, B, C, o D es una actividad desestabilizadora que nunca se han pedido más que probable que conducen a una rebelión colectiva contra una actividad de pensar que para participar in- perfectamente previsible y comprensible.

programas de recuperación de créditos fraudulentos que ofrecen a los estudiantes con profundos déficit académico una calificación aprobatoria en los cursos que objetivamente no pueden pasar por cualquier medida honesta solamente se aplaza la insuficiencia estudiantes, mientras que perder el tiempo precioso de su juventud, que podrían ser utilizados de manera más rentable de promoción social o mediante la identificación y la enseñanza de las normas fundamentales académicas necesarias que, literalmente, jamás ha sido educado con honestidad.

En cuanto a Blanca folks- 94% de los cuales están fuera de la educación- pública que tienen, literalmente, ni idea en cuanto al nivel abismal de su escuela pública local, ya que después de 62 años. Junta de Educación de Brown v, todavía son capaces de evitar ir a estas escuelas por poner a sus hijos en escuelas privadas. Probablemente la forma más rápida para mejorar la educación pública sería requerir la asistencia de todos en las escuelas públicas como se hace en Finlandia- el país más culto del mundo.

Los seres humanos son criaturas de hábito. Y no es un trabajo fácil de enseñar, finalmente, un estudiante de una minoría lo que deberían haber sido enseñado desde pre-kinder y más allá. Pero literalmente no hay otra alternativa para hacer esto, si queremos romper finalmente el ciclo del racismo en los Estados Unidos.

el bajo rendimiento de inspiración racista ha convertido en una parte de la sociedad americana que uno ni siquiera pregunta de por qué una parte tan grande de la comunidad afroamericana aquello que está bajo-educado - todavía habla con un acento, mientras que otros inmigrantes desde hace mucho tiempo se han incorporado en el tejido de la sociedad estadounidense.

la reforma de la educación pública verdadero éxito sólo puede tener lugar en el que hay tanto un reconocimiento y la factorización de los daños que el racismo institucionalizado la educación pública a través de generaciones ha hecho de nuestra realidad disfuncional escuela pública actual.

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04 2016

3 Comments

You hit the nail right on the head!! I see them going to school everyday and I think, "they're not learning a thing, just there!" And the parents don't see it because they're products of the same system! If we don't better educate ALL our kids, we're going to end up as a third world country!

I truly believe that a real reformation of what remains a purposefully failed public education system presently run exclusively for profit and the dumbing of America is the key to American society finally being able to turn the corner and survive in a way that no previous society has ever been able to accomplish.

With the technology and abilities we now have to truly address all children's educational needs, we could create an enlighten people with these unprecedented tools to finally allow all humanity to turn the corner and survive the clear and present danger our greed has up until now blinded us to.

Clever well-educated people can address global warming and the other threats to continued human existence better than the unquestioned continued amassing of capital by people who already don't know what to do with the wealth they already have.

In the piece previous to this one, LAUSD's MILITANTLY IGNORANT COMMITMENT TO A FAILED MODEL OF PUBLIC EDUCATION...AND WHAT TO DO ABOUT IT, a significant share of this information was already pointed out in detail. But there's a critical point to made here at the very end of this one. That's all about Caucasians or "white folks." As was stated, a huge commanding percent have moved their kids to private schools or charters to escape the backward frailties disguised and promoted by the big districts like LAUSD. But,really, what could they possibly be thinking? White folks are fast on the way to becoming the national minority and in lots of places, they already are. Do they actually think that their kids will be doing business strictly with their fellow graduates of private schools? Seriously, it's in their best interests and those of everyone else to see to it public schools are as strong as possible and produce the most competent graduates as possible if life isn't to devolve into an unending hell of incompetent services. Virtually every trade and every profession requires a literate practitioner if they are to be competent. With rare exception, we'll all need to deal with and rely upon each other. That's just the way it is.

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