KASB Advocacy Blog - Mark Tallman

KASB Advocacy Blog - Mark Tallman

Despite some progress, large differences in Kansas educational attainment by race remain

Recently, increased national attention has been focused on issues of race and social justice, generating a great deal of commentary and reflection in educational circles. Many school districts and organizations, including KASB, have issued statements affirming a commitment to equal opportunity and justice. Such statements indicate both a dissatisfaction with the current situation and a desire for change. But as the saying goes, you are unlikely to get different results if you keep doing the same things. I am 60 years old. I can’t remember a time when this nation hasn’t been talking about the ideals of equality, what that means,...

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