Friday, June 24, 2005

More Madness

I really should stop reading this nonsense, but here is another example of education gone terribly wrong.

Philadelphia schools will require all students to pass a yearlong African-American and African history class in order to graduate. In theory, studying "their" history will lead black students, who make up 65 percent of enrollment, to feel pride and will boost achievement and reduce violence in schools.

I guess the idea is that 21st century people should feel proud of what people who looked sort of like them did centuries ago, maybe.

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