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Archived March 21, 2007
Stalled in America
Excerpt: Like many millions of other immigrants, New Yorker Herman Badillo is living the American Dream. His new book, "One Nation, One Standard," is a call to arms for Hispanics who are being shut out of that dream. So why are some of Mr. Badillo's fellow Hispanic Americans now calling him a race traitor and bashing his book even before it was published yesterday?
Wow! So often we hear these are the “kind of people” who would be left to a fate of poverty and marginalization or worse if not for our public schools. Our public schools are always being defended and justified based on the need to integrate and Americanize immigrants.
“Parents are the ones who can change this” is what I hear Mr. Badillo saying. At least he is clear about not waiting for government school to do it for them. Bravo!
Do parents have rights? See our full story plus the Ninth Circuit Court's ruling.
by Michael Coulter
Excerpt: Houston lawyer Bruce Shortt refers to himself as an ordinary guy who "lives in flyover country." But he has an unusual pastime that has attracted both critics and supporters: He's working to encourage parents to "leave behind" public schools…
Shortt might be one of the loudest voices calling for people of faith to boycott public schools, but he's not the only one…
by Daschell M. Phillips
© School Reform News
Posted October 1, 2006
Publisher: The Heartland Institute
Excerpt: The number of African-American parents choosing to homeschool their children is increasing, according to industry researchers and advocates...
The trend has spawned several new support groups, including organizations such as the National African-American Homeschoolers Alliance (NAAHA) and the National Black Home Educators Resource Association. Web sites and magazines targeted specifically at African-American homeschooling parents likewise indicate an increase of interest on the part of black parents...
School is a Tool
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