Many public schools not only fail to educate our children, they can also be dangerous places. And to ensure that school districts won’t have to choose between integration and federal funding, my plan will guarantee that districts will retain access to Title I funds even if their successful integration efforts cause the districts to fall below current Title I funding thresholds.
Certainly, if D.C. elementary school children enter the first grade behaviorally and socially unprepared to receive classroom instruction, and, thereafter, are the recipients of continual negligible parenting at home, only one sad result in learning will happen under the current system.
Teachers should not be made responsible for the negative and hostile attitudes that accompany public school children from their homes into the classroom, and they should not be required to spend their valuable time indulging the anti-social behaviors of such students.
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