Nuggets of Wisdom

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

MSNBC FAILS 21 - Schultz: “Racist” School Vouchers

Talking with guest Rev. Al Sharpton, Ed Schultz calls Gov. Scott Walker’s budget proposal, which includes funding for school vouchers, “Racist,” even though vouchers would allow African-American children to attend private schools and receive a better education.

Wikipedia article on Programme for International Student Assessment, which includes figures from its 2009 study. (The Netherlands ranks 11th in Math and Sciences and 10th in Reading. Sweden ranks 26th in Math, 29th in Sciences, and 19th in Reading. The United States ranks 30th in Math, 23rd in Sciences, and 17th in Reading.)

Hoover Institute’s School Vouchers Raise African American Test Scores article

Chart on education spending and test scores from Cato Institute

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