Agreeing With. . . Al Sharpton?

Well, yes, for once. 

At a meeting in Washington to launch the McKinsey report, Al Sharpton, a black community leader and all-round stirrer of controversy, was on the platform alongside more orthodox education reformers and administration officials. He called school reform the civil-rights challenge of our time. The enemy of opportunity for blacks in the U.S. was once Jim Crow, he said; today, in a slap at the educational establishment, it was “Professor James Crow.”

For more context, and an incredibly depressing report about the decline of American public schools over the past 15 years, go here


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