W.C. Gentry when you are right you are right

When talking about the states ridiculous
plan to set benchmarks based on race, Mr. Gentry said: Gentry
said Florida’s education department should stop basing student achievement
metrics on race and start focusing on a student’s level of poverty.

“It
truly doesn’t matter the race of a child,” he said. “If he or she comes from a
single family home in poverty, they’re probably not going to do well. The
problem we’re trying to fix is rooted in socioeconomic gaps, not race, so why
are we categorizing based on ethnic groups.”
What else needs to be said?


Read more at Jacksonville.com: http://jacksonville.com/news/metro/2012-10-12/story/state-sets-student-achievement-targets-race#comment-657419#ixzz298xjmOSp

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