More attention and accountability has been focused on the Public School system over the past 4 years than at any other time since the early Seventies when Title 1 was rolled out.
I understand that you have your political bias that you contribute to the mix but certain points are irrefutible.
Black Elementary students are closing the gap on their performance. Now it is time to get our high school students to acheive the same results.
Even prior to the Iraq War being fought I am sure that YOU were still crying for more school funds. What has changed in your cry?
The Federal Government can only COORDINATE a reform effort. The real work MUST TAKE PLACE at the LOCAL LEVEL. As much as lack of funds have been placed as the main issue I believe that it is the lack of MANAGEMENT SKILLS to transform a COMMUNITY GOAL into a reality that is the issue.
I ask the question once again "What is the Black Community as a whole WILLING TO GIVE UP so that we might move forward as a people?" This seems to be the perfect corrolary to the "By Any Means Necessary" drive except that it is INTERNAL instead of EXTERNAL.