Lesson In Kansas City Racism: Southwest Admission Discrimination Allegations Arise
Our TKC BLOG COMMUNITY was FIRST to note community complaints against Southwest and their charter school scheme to move all of the minorities out of Brookside/Waldo . . .
Now the newspaper does a more formal write-up today . . .
Plan to remake former Southwest High School comes with big questions for Kansas City
"But there is a downside — a large challenge — awaiting Kansas City Public Schools if it adopts its proposal to create a selective-admission international high school with the Academie Lafayette charter school.
"It’s the same burden that saddles the many urban school districts across the nation that have established exam-entry elite schools . . .What of the schools that would lose more of their top students to a second elite school?"
Funny . . . That's not the burden at all.
Here's the rub . . .
WHAT'S THE KCPS GONNA DO WHEN MORE COMMUNITY COMPLAINTS START CIRCULATING ABOUT AN ALL-WHITE AND BASICALLY SEGREGATED SCHOOL IN WALDO/BROOKSIDE?!?!?
In this instance you can't hide behind test scores or selective admission or any other fantasy . . .
Moreover . . .
"SELECTIVE" IS JUST A CODE WORD.
Like it or not, the reality of what's happening is that the minority students are being moved out AND the complaints against this process/partnership are just getting started.
Developing . . .