Over at the Watcher’s Council,
The Council has spoken, the votes have been cast, and the results are in for this week’s Watcher’s Council match up.
“Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.” – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
“To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.” – Theodore Roosevelt
“In the first place God made idiots. This was for practice. Then he made school boards.” – Mark Twain
This week’s winning essay,Stately McDaniel Manor’s Racism In The Public Schools: Dead Or Alive? Is a professional educator’s look at rampant racism in the public schools..to wit, the racism and bigotry of low expectations. Here’s a slice:
Lyndon Baines Johnson was an old school, bare knuckles politician, hard-edged and bluntly obscene. He was very much reflective of his Democrat party, a party dedicated to segregation and the superiority of the white race. He is widely reported, in speaking about his “Great Society” plan,to have said: