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How Rich Old White Men Are Taking Lunch Money Away From...

AFRICANGLOBE - In the last year about 75 schools have been closed in Philadelphia and Chicago, almost all of them in Black neighborhoods. Cuts to Head Start and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program have taken food away from schoolchildren. The cuts are directly related to the dramatic dropoff in federal corporate tax revenue. Our country's missing tax revenue can be found in the growing stock portfolios of...

Obama Pushes Program To Turn Public Schools Over To Corporations

AFRICANGLOBE - The whole trend in public education at all levels, in the face of budget cuts and the testing regime, is to subordinate everything to private profit and corporate interests. The pursuit of these ends goes hand in hand with the slashing of every vestige of humanist, creative education, as in art, music, physical education, history and philosophy and diminishing training in critical thinking regarding the nature of society.

Home Schooling: Why More Black-Americans Are Trying It

Until recently, home schooling in the US was mostly practised by White families, but a growing number in the Black community are now also...