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CMS task force recommends K-12 school for African-American males
WBTV ^ | August 6, 2013 | Dedrick Russell

Posted on 08/08/2013 2:21:22 PM PDT by NotYourAverageDhimmi

CHARLOTTE, NC - Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools may look at a new option in its effort to help African-American males succeed in the education system.

District superintendent Dr. Heath Morrison created 22 task forces to tackle a variety of issues the school district had to deal with.

One of those task force was tasked with ongoing issues dealing with African-American males in CMS.

The task force made several recommendations, including beginning a planning phase to open a K-12 African-American male school during the 2015-2016 school year. One black male student thinks that would be a great idea.

"The African American male wouldn't have to argue over females," Rising 9th grader George Whitley said. "And we can just get along and relate to each other."

Whitley also believes a new school with one gender and one race would be safer.

"We wouldn't have to worry about insults and racism." Whitley said.

Task Force Members believe black male students need to have a chance to succeed in the school system. They claim this new school would build leadership, business and academic skills for black male students.

Taxpayers say this school could teach black male students a good lesson.

"Growing up at a certain point," Taxpayer Vanessa Dixon said. "You have to stick together and know what it means to help each other."

CMS leaders are already saying this concept maybe against the law.

"If we are going to have an all black school - all male school," CMS school board chairperson Mary McCray said. "Then we must create an all female school because of Title nine." {snip}

Some people think this concept is racist and will return to segregation.

(Excerpt) Read more at wbtv.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: North Carolina
KEYWORDS: charlotte; georgewhitley; heathmorrison; marymccray; mecklenburg; northcarolina; titlenine; vanessadixon

1 posted on 08/08/2013 2:21:22 PM PDT by NotYourAverageDhimmi
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

2 posted on 08/08/2013 2:27:30 PM PDT by Uncle Miltie (Where's my pressure cooker backpack wmd ricin laced al qaeda terrorist BASSELOPE?)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

George Wallace would be agree.
“Segregation now, segregation tomorrow, segregation forever”


3 posted on 08/08/2013 2:32:21 PM PDT by TheDon (Inside Every Liberal is a Totalitarian Screaming to Get Out.)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

Segregation wasn’t a bad idea after all. Interesting. It’s this or the liberals (like Matt Damon) are just tryng to explain away why they don’t want THEIR kids in the same school as ghetto thugs. More likely the latter.


4 posted on 08/08/2013 2:32:58 PM PDT by MeganC (A gun is like a parachute. If you need one, and don't have one, you'll never need one again.)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

Throw more money at the problem. Yeah that always works.


5 posted on 08/08/2013 2:33:23 PM PDT by SonnyBubba
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi
More here.

Charlotte Taskforce Recommends All Male, All Black K-12 School

Thursday, August 08, 2013 3:38:12 PM · by Responsibility2nd · 30 replies

 

6 posted on 08/08/2013 2:33:26 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

These educated “educators” do not have a clue why blacks are failing.


7 posted on 08/08/2013 2:34:49 PM PDT by CIB-173RDABN
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

There is a school in St. Pete, Fl, a middle school, private, non profit, where girls and boys are segregated in classes. Students attend school 11 hours a day, 6 days a week, 11 months of the year.

Here’s a link:
http://academyprep.org/stpete/


8 posted on 08/08/2013 2:34:59 PM PDT by memyselfandi59
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

Morale and GPA increases in surrounding schools.


9 posted on 08/08/2013 2:36:43 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: memyselfandi59

Sounds like a terrible childhood.


10 posted on 08/08/2013 2:37:18 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: CIB-173RDABN
These educated “educators” do not have a clue why blacks are failing.

Well, isn't it obvious? Of course it's whitey's fault.

Just watch for their spectacular performance improvements once they're in their own school. (Do I really even need a /sarcasm tag?)

11 posted on 08/08/2013 2:39:35 PM PDT by Bob
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To: EEGator

The years I had in an all-boys prep school were easily the best years of my childhood.


12 posted on 08/08/2013 2:44:01 PM PDT by Trailerpark Badass (There should be a whole lot more going on than throwing bleach, said one woman.)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

Now THAT is racist-segregation, imposed or voluntary is bad for a civil society-look at how the muslims who wrap up in ethnic clothing and shun all others behave...


13 posted on 08/08/2013 2:47:42 PM PDT by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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To: Trailerpark Badass

This is the worst part of it. It sounds mind-numbing.
“Students attend school 11 hours a day, 6 days a week, 11 months of the year.”

I’d still prefer to be around both sexes, but to each his own.


14 posted on 08/08/2013 2:47:48 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: EEGator

It is the length of time they spend in school that bothers me-my husband went to a snooty boarding school, and didn’t spend that much time there...


15 posted on 08/08/2013 2:52:13 PM PDT by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi
Just maybe if African American Males were instead called, American Negro's...some just might become better citizens because they are included not excluded with a hyphen. If you want to be called African, why not go live there, in some places it is a pretty nice country.
16 posted on 08/08/2013 2:52:24 PM PDT by yoe ("They Come To America" order it now: http://www.theycometoamerica.com/buy-dvd/)
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To: Bob

Oh I do not doubt for a minute if the school is established that all the students will graduate (with honors) and will immediately be accepted in some Ivy League college.

It is not the effort that counts but the results.


17 posted on 08/08/2013 2:52:39 PM PDT by CIB-173RDABN
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To: CIB-173RDABN
These educated “educators” do not have a clue why blacks are failing.

Oh, they do, but ID'ing the primary sources of the problem doesn't fit the narratives, or the politics.

18 posted on 08/08/2013 2:52:55 PM PDT by Calvin Locke
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

Overall, integration has not been a positive for white kids. Sorry, but it’s true.


19 posted on 08/08/2013 2:53:02 PM PDT by FrdmLvr (Qui pacem, praeparet bellum.)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

How can they possibly learn without sitting next to a white kid?


20 posted on 08/08/2013 2:54:38 PM PDT by NonValueAdded ("When there is no penalty for failure, failures proliferate." George F. Will)
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To: Texan5

When do these children get to have fun?

It’s essentially the entire day.


21 posted on 08/08/2013 2:58:17 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: EEGator
Well, I imagine that time would be filled with more than just schooling, for these kids with bad home environments. I don't necessarily support that, but who knows.

Of course teenage boys would prefer to be around girls, but it's not good for them in school.

Boys, by themselves, with positive adult male leadership, develop an esprit de corps and encourage each other to succeed through their natural competitiveness.

Girls learn better through collaborative effort, which develops their confidence.

I know this through my own experience and that which I've seen in my two children, boy and girl, who attend a Catholic school where most classes are sex separated.

I "enjoyed" my later school years, with girls around, but looking back, I don't think it was best for me.

22 posted on 08/08/2013 3:00:07 PM PDT by Trailerpark Badass (There should be a whole lot more going on than throwing bleach, said one woman.)
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To: Trailerpark Badass

I see your point. Thanks for the reply.


23 posted on 08/08/2013 3:03:23 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: Trailerpark Badass
with positive adult male leadership,

Are they going to get that, or are they going to get an indoctrination in black liberation theology?

24 posted on 08/08/2013 3:04:05 PM PDT by tacticalogic ("Oh, bother!" said Pooh, as he chambered his last round.)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

Reminds me of a Doonesbury cartoon from years back - Black students making all kinds of demands on campus and the Dean is reading the list and gets to the last one, “And they demand to have their own drinking fountains.”


25 posted on 08/08/2013 3:07:05 PM PDT by Doomonyou (Let them eat Lead.)
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To: EEGator

>>When do these children get to have fun?
It’s essentially the entire day.

The point of the Kipp schools and other all day/all year schools is to replace the missing parents with the government. They have to house, feed, clothe and discipline the kids because they are born feral on the democrat plantation.


26 posted on 08/08/2013 3:10:03 PM PDT by bigtoona
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To: tacticalogic
An interesting question.

Maybe freedom, or what's left, is better off with violent, impulsive illiterates than with more focused, disciplined race commies.

27 posted on 08/08/2013 3:11:38 PM PDT by Trailerpark Badass (There should be a whole lot more going on than throwing bleach, said one woman.)
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To: bigtoona

Gotcha. Well, I hope it works out for them.


28 posted on 08/08/2013 3:12:03 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: EEGator

No problem, just relating my experience. Not an answer for everyone of course, but the current setup, especially for kids with poor impulse control and no discipline at home, is about as bad as it gets.


29 posted on 08/08/2013 3:17:15 PM PDT by Trailerpark Badass (There should be a whole lot more going on than throwing bleach, said one woman.)
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To: Trailerpark Badass
Maybe freedom, or what's left, is better off with violent, impulsive illiterates than with more focused, disciplined race commies.

Imagine what kind of opportunity this will present to people like Van Jones. If the get entrenched in the those school systems, we'll be graduating entire classes of potential NBP candidates.

30 posted on 08/08/2013 3:18:11 PM PDT by tacticalogic ("Oh, bother!" said Pooh, as he chambered his last round.)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi
The schools would do better starting with gender segregation.
31 posted on 08/08/2013 3:20:08 PM PDT by fso301
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

Back to square one. The irony being that black kids back in the ‘50s took more interest in school, because more had intact families.


32 posted on 08/08/2013 3:21:01 PM PDT by RobbyS
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To: tacticalogic

Yeah, I am not so enamored of the all-black part.


33 posted on 08/08/2013 3:24:12 PM PDT by Trailerpark Badass (There should be a whole lot more going on than throwing bleach, said one woman.)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi
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34 posted on 08/08/2013 3:25:06 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: EEGator

I don’t think they do-no matter how you feel about an intense learning environment, all day, six days a week, 11 months a year can’t be healthy-children need to learn values and appropriate interactions with other humans in varied environments to ever have a positive outlook on society and on themselves. And kids need to be allowed to be kids, use their imagination, read, play games, etc. That schedule barely leaves time for dinner with the family and church on Sunday-they might as well be in a boarding school in the UK...


35 posted on 08/08/2013 3:26:13 PM PDT by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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To: EEGator
Sounds like a terrible childhood.

Well, except if the alternative was going home to an empty house and hanging out with a gang while your "single" parent mom doesn't know how to discipline you, or keep you out of a gang.

The regimen is not all school, it's mentoring, field trips. I think the plan of the extended hours is to keep them for as long as they can under a "good" influence and caring atmosphere, instead of sending them home to hang out in the "hood."

36 posted on 08/08/2013 3:32:04 PM PDT by memyselfandi59
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

Wonderful idea.

Then our teachers would be able to teach, our girls wouldn’t get raped, our boys wouldn’t get beaten up, and they would learn more.


37 posted on 08/08/2013 3:47:59 PM PDT by I want the USA back (Liberalism is contrary to human nature. Promoting liberalism comes from a strong hatred of self.)
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To: Trailerpark Badass
The years I had in an all-boys prep school

Here in suburban Chicago, not many a Trailer Park Badass attends a prep school¿?

This may be due to a marked lack of trailer parks.

38 posted on 08/08/2013 4:12:06 PM PDT by DUMBGRUNT
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

Thanks NotYourAverageDhimmi.

“CMS” recommends because it stands for “Can’t Mandate S***”.


39 posted on 08/08/2013 4:29:49 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (It's no coincidence that some "conservatives" echo the hard left.)
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To: yoe
Just maybe if African American Males were instead called, American Negro's

How sbout just "black Americans?"

40 posted on 08/08/2013 5:14:45 PM PDT by ConradofMontferrat ( According to mudslimz, my handle is a HATE CRIME. And I HOPE they don't like it.)
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To: Texan5
What if education segregation isn't bad?

In his book, Acting White: The Ironic Legacy of Desegregation, Liberal educator Stuart Buck argues the above point. Buck argues that the culture of academic underachievement among black students was unknown before the late 1960s. It was desegregation that destroyed thriving black schools where black faculty were role models and nurtured excellence among black students. In the most compelling chapter of Acting White,Buck describes that process and the anguished reactions of the black students, teachers, and communities that had come to depend on the rich educational and social resource in their midst. Buck draws on empirical studies that suggest a correlation between integrated schools and social disapproval of academic success among black students.

It could also be argued that non-black students would benefit because their school, minus the black students now attending the all black school, would have less fights, less classroom interruptions, and would be able to maintain a higher standard of curriculum.

What if all parties benefit?

41 posted on 08/08/2013 6:40:57 PM PDT by NotYourAverageDhimmi
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi
All of these schemes ....all male or female classes or schools, all black environments, troublemaker schools, wearing uniforms, longer days, sending kids away from their communities...all of them...work for the first few years. Then, they start making exceptions and the problems seep back in.

I don't know the answer. But it sure isn't to keep trying new things and then moving on to something else.

42 posted on 08/08/2013 6:47:59 PM PDT by grania
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To: MeganC
When segregation was imposed by control-freak democrats years ago it was wrong. Not allowing voluntary segregation today is also wrong.

The democrat Establishment in the past felt they had the right to force others to their will... forcing blacks into inferior schools, the back of the bus, and excluded from jobs. It was separate and unequal at it's worst - run by democrats.

Today democrat control-freak Establishment types have chosen to force citizens into new control boxes by not allowing groups to voluntarily segregate - by encouraging victim-hood and subsiding dependence...

43 posted on 08/09/2013 4:18:20 AM PDT by GOPJ (Sob stories make bad law...)
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This would be a great opportunity for stupid black kids to get an education. Should be adopted nationally, made mandatory even. Could even raise the mean IQ of the race back to where blacks are only 20 points behind whites and they could almost catch up to the Mexicans. Of course if I were a black-hating racist I’d oppose this.


44 posted on 08/09/2013 4:57:14 AM PDT by tupac (the crux of the biscuit is the apostrophe)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi

It is an interesting concept, I suppose-but since I grew up in a colorblind world-the military and on a remote ranch-I don’t see any advantage to forced segregation OR integration. Forced integration of schools by bussing didn’t help race relations any more than segregated schools did-leaving everyone alone works best-I personally don’t care what color or ethnicity someone is-it does not have anything to do with my opinion of that person as a human being.

Obviously humans will naturally “integrate” if left alone-they’ve been doing it for tens of thousands of years. We are all racially mixed, like it or not, and it is reflected in just about everyone’s DNA. If affirmative action is gotten rid of, it will shut up the race hustlers of every group-then we can all be just humans, and the rest will shake out as it should...

As far as people who don’t want to assimilate, like so many muslims and some idiotic ethnic Hispanic immigrants-if they don’t want to assimilate, they don’t get to come to America to live-period-make learning English a requirement, and no special considerations for burkas, kids’ second language, work breaks, etc-either you are an American, or you go someplace else.


45 posted on 08/09/2013 8:59:00 AM PDT by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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