24 February 2015

He REALLY Said That! - Episode 5 - Are Our Schools Unfairly Punishing Black Students?

Prompted by this tweet of a story from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch,

Chuck and Ed discuss their experience with African-American students' suspensions and discipline referrals. Reflecting on the work of the late Rita Pierson, the guys discuss the importance of students' ability to "play" school and the role that a "common sense" disciplinary policy might play in giving kids a chance. Ed shares what he hopes for his own boys and their future in public schools.

Chuck starts to go down a path of white guilt toward his African-American students, but lunch ends before he gets there.

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