Over the course of the pandemic we've basically learned that local public education is a bad joke and college is mostly just a taxpayer subsidized method of protecting the middle-class with the illusion of a meritocracy based costly tuition credit hours.
To be fair, college is very important inasmuch as the decline of American university life could spell doom for the social structure.
Men still dominate the highest echelons of education and work. But that group is a small slice of all men in America. For the rest, the past 30 to 50 years have pulled them in a downward trajectory. Fewer skills, diminished employment rates and lower wages. And now, much lower college enrollment rates.
At the very least . . . The slap fight over the importance of educational achievement is why you should be THRILLED that your daughter is dating an Asian dude.
Locally . . . Newsies are enthusiastically directing Kansas City toward the culture war playing out in local high schools.
Whilst this story might not mean much to the broke-ass plebs trying to make a buck.
It's very important to most of the people who type and write snarky e-mails for a living. Allegedly.
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com news links . . . And don't ask us if ANY of this will help American student STEM rankings or help the NextGen get a better job than taking orders from demanding tourists.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Two Kansas City metro parents want to stress the importance of talking with your kids about racism. "I would just really like to encourage parents to talk about race," Dr. Alethea Rollins, University of Central Missouri professor and a Lee's Summit High School parent, said.
FAIRWAY, KS (KCTV5) -- Schools in the Kansas City metro have been inundated with reports of racist actions among students and teachers. "This is not specific to a certain school. This is not specific to a certain district," said Terri Deayon, Park Hill's Director of Access, Inclusion and Family Engagement "This is not specific to a certain community, either."
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Children and schools grapple with racist incidents this year, from a racist sign and petition last week, to multiple teachers accused of using racial slurs this year. A diversity, equity and inclusion coach KSHB 41 News spoke with believes, besides staff and students taking part in that education, parents and families, especially those in suburban school districts, would also benefit from diversity and inclusion lessons.
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