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Why are there no white males on the state board of education?
Back in the 1990s, when I was still a high school teacher, our faculty spent a day at Shepherd Pratt — an appropriate venue as it turned out — listening to two educators from theWashington, D.C., public schools telling us how to teach black students. The irony of being lectured on how to educate black students by people from the nation's worst school system was not lost on most of us.
April 26, 2012