In a commentary titled “Solutions to Black Education”, Dr. Walter E. Williams writes the following:
“There is little that the political and education establishment will do about the grossly fraudulent education received by many black youngsters, and more money is not the answer. For example, according to findings by Cato Institute’s Andrew J. Coulson, Washington, D.C., spends $29,409 per pupil (http://tinyurl.com/mpc82dq). In terms of academic achievement, its students are nearly the nation’s worst. The average tuition for a K-12 Catholic school is $9,000, and for a nonsectarian private K-12 school, it is $16,000. A voucher system would empower black parents to remove their children from high-cost and low-quality public schools and enroll them in lower-cost and higher-quality nonpublic schools.”
Dr. Williams’ idea would work for black children who are trapped in poorly-performing public schools, but the teachers unions are opposed to school vouchers.
So, who do Democrat lawmakers side with?
Answer: The ones who provide Democrat lawmakers with campaign cash, and they aren’t the black children who are trapped in poorly-performing public schools.
One way to close the so-called “income gap” would be to provide poor children with a better education, and the use of school vouchers would help to accomplish that goal.
Yet, Democrat lawmakers work against that goal by being opposed to school vouchers. Why?
Answer: The ones who provide Democrat lawmakers with campaign cash aren’t the black children who need vouchers in order to escape poorly-performing public schools.
Democrats who are wealthy enough to send their children to private schools seem not to care about the parents who aren’t wealthy enough to do the same thing. The former have what they want; the latter are left to wait for Superman.
Who knew that Lex Luthor was a Democrat?
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