MUST READ!!! BLOGGER BILL TAMMEUS BLAMES KANSAS CITY BUSTED PRIORITIES FOR SOUTHWEST CAMPUS RAPE SCANDAL!!!
Recently, Kansas City newsman legend and blogger Bill Tammeus offered his "big picture" perspective on recent repeat rape tragedy @ the KCPS Southwest Campus.
Bill Tammeus: Our failure in the schools
Money line . . .
"In the end, however, it was for me a moment of renewed anger at our Kansas City community for its failure to mobilize to create excellent public schools so that young lives are not wasted. The list of what has gone wrong in the Kansas City School District is long and there aren't many heroes in the story.
But in the end we citizens are responsible. We Kansas Citians seem willing to invest to rebuild expensive sports stadiums, foot the bill to help renew our struggling downtown, support dozens of shopping malls and pay a steep ecological, economic and social price for urban sprawl. But somehow we can't seem to come together to provide a consistently high-quality education for students in the KC Public Schools.
It's a moral scandal."
This got me thinking . . .
KUDOS TO BLOGGER BILL T. FOR BASICALLY BLAMING WHITE PEOPLE FOR KCPS PROBLEMS!!!
Seriously, I hadn't thought of that angle but it makes sense if only because I'm not willing to listen to another speech with anybody using the term "stakeholders" or some other buzzword aimed at creating the illusion of consensus in Kansas City proper where none exits.
Admittedly, he's ahead of the curve here as these complaints are going to get worse when, AS KC INSIDERS CONFIRMED, the school district starts thinking about "repurposing" the (mostly empty) Southwest Campus as well.