TKC EXCLUSIVE AND BREAKING NEWS!!! WHITE STUDENTS ON THEIR OWN: KCPS SUPERINTENDENT GREEN TAKES 'MALES OF COLOR' PLEDGE WITH PREZ OBAMA!!!
Kansas City Public Schools are confronted by a great many problems and recently a pledge touted by Prez Obama is the latest solution for a district that has been troubled for more than a generation.
To wit . . .
KCPS SUPERINTENDENT GREEN TAKE THE "MALES OF COLOR" PLEDGE WITH PREZ OBAMA!!!
"Kansas City Public School Superintendent R. Stephen Green joined President Obama in a pledge to improve the academic and social outcomes of boys and young men of color.
Green and more than 60 other big-city public school district officials from across the country made the pledge during an event today with the Council of the Great City Schools at the White House."
Here's relevant text from the pledge . . .
"Be It Therefore Resolved that, the Kansas City Public school system pledges to ensure that its pre-school efforts better serve Males of Color and their academic and social development, and
"That the Kansas City Public school system will adopt and implement elementary and middle school efforts to increase the pipeline of Males of Color who are succeeding academically and socially in our urban schools and who are on track to succeed in high school, and
"That the Kansas City Public school system will keep data and establish protocols that will allow it to monitor the progress of Males of Color and other students in our schools and appropriately intervene at the earliest warning signs; and
"That the Kansas City Public school system will adopt and implement promising and proven approaches to reducing absenteeism, especially chronic absenteeism, among Males of Color, and
"That the Kansas City Public school system will develop initiatives and regularly report on progress in retaining Males of Color in school and reducing disproportionate suspension and expulsion rates, and
"That the Kansas City Public school system will develop initiatives and regularly report on progress in increasing the numbers of our Males of Color and other students participating in advanced placement, international baccalaureate and honors courses and gifted and talented programs . . .
"It goes on from there but here's what we gathered . . ."
WHITE STUDENTS @ THE KCPS . . . YOU'RE ON YOUR OWN!!!
This thing is supposed to apply to Latinos as well but I have my doubts because it's not written in Spanish.
Talking Points Hidden On The Website . . . We Found'em . . . Read the KCPS resolution right here . . .
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