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L.A.'s OPTIMIST CHARTER- A LAST STOP ON THE SCHOOL TO PRISON PIPELINE - Lenny Isenberg

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What any teacher or staff member in any one of LA's inner-city charter or public schools would tell you- if they weren't afraid of losing their jobs & being blacklisted, is that  they are merely going through the motions, since those  AT THE TOP OF the LA inner-city schools literally have no expectation that minority children can learn. These kids weren't born intellectually inferior, but by the time these schools are finished them they certainly are.  The vast majority of minority children continue to be generationally subjected to what amounts to a purposefully failed public ed system. The mainstream media scrupulously refuses to report  the truth about these de facto segregated schools. Lenny tells his story of trying to teach and what happened... a  must  read!'

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I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)
 

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