Also, the level of rigor in the curriculum for white-Americans are denied or “lowered” for ELLs and African-Americans. Instruction- Educators try to find the “right” strategy or technique to deal with certain students which suggest that minority students are deficient. In other words, they believe that the current instruction is not fit for students who are “different”. Assessment- Assessments focus on what students don’t know instead of what they do know which then “legitimizes” the deficiency of minority students. School Funding- “CRT argues that inequality in school funding is a function of institutional and structural racism” (Ladson-Billings, 2004, p.20).
The articles “Worsening, unchecked segregation in K-12 public schools”, “Famous Speeches: Martin Luther King”, and “Influence of religion on children and their rights” show how segregation and minority in today’s society is affecting people. It is evident, that if Martin Luther King Jr. was here today, he could reduce or stop segregation and minorities in today’s society. To Begin, minority can affect children at an early age and affect the throughout their life. These minorities are very harmful. If MLK was here, he could teach the world and try and reduce these minorities around the world.
The second issue for Black schools is the students’ families or role models are seen as unsupportive for their children or can be demeaning of the teachers themselves. The last issue for Black schools is racial and socioeconomic segregation that negatively impacts the performance and behaviors of Black students. One of the barriers with having a split school system is the performance of the authority, including the administration and teachers has gone downhill for Black schools. has gone downhill. One of the examples that proves this problem comes from the film, “A Tale of Two Schools,” that displays the school life of two similar, intelligent, and social boys, named David and Owen.
It is intolerance, segregation, bias, prejudiced, it is racism. Racism according to Cambridge dictionary is the “belief that people’s qualities are influenced by their race and that the people of other races are not as good as the people of your own or resulting unfair treatment of people of other races”. Furthermore, racism lives in school, it hurts both individuals, learning and teaching atmosphere. It generates tensions that misrepresent cultural understanding and narrow the educational experiences of all students. Therefore in this essay there will be a discussion about racism specifically focusing in racism at schools and also a discussion about the perspectives of two philosophical perspectives, existentialism and African philosophy concerning racism (school racism).
Abstract Teaching with poverty in mind. Throughout the years there has been many questions and concerns about the education system in not only America but the world. One issue in particular that comes up would be, how attending a low income schools effects children and those also with special needs. There are many urban and areas of poverty that face this daunting task of trying to provide the best education that they can give to these children who have no choice but to attended a “failing or low- income schools.” Poverty effects people in many ways, which contributes to the lack of education and knowledge. There are many factors that play apart in why students in low income schools are failing not only in school but in life as well.
(SS) King speaks of the attacks, “...unspeakable horrors of police brutality,” the black community encountered for having a different skin tone. (SS) Since the white community did not see the Blacks as equals, they did not think they were hurting a worthy human being. (com) King also addresses the “... negro’s basic mobility is from a smaller ghetto to a larger one,” as something the whole black community had to face on a regular basis. (SS) The black community was forced to receive social restraints on their lives, causing severe inequality by taking away the free will to live anywhere they wanted. (SS) This image is a powerful, real life illustration of the extreme segregation of that time.
Not only do they struggle with isolated schools separated from wealthier and better equipped White schools, but they must endure with their inadequate facilities and their lack of solid educators and school administrators. Also, due to the segregated nature of their schools, Latinos must meet much hostility when it is time they enter the workforce, as attributed to white student’s equal amount of segregation from Latino students. Another obstacle they have to deal with that is absolutely vital to the amount of success they achieve in tier life is their lack of bilingual programs being taught in this e segregated schools, due to the lack of bilingual educators. Due to the lack of communication occurring between white school systems and Latino schools, students are losing much potential cultural capital that they stand to gain wit the great amount of diversity occurring between these two groups. Though the solution to these problems is implementing assimilation into both White schools and Latinos schools through effective bilingual programs.
There are various ways to deal with the racial dispute at classroom. Stereotypes play an important role in prejudice. The tendency to think about others in terms of their membership in various groups ar categories appears to be a key factor in the occurance and persistance of prejudicial behaviour. It is vital for a teacher to have a proper understanding and knowledge regarding the children and their behaviour in order to shape them as good citizens of the society. The main cause of racial discrimination towards a child in a classroom is may be due to the fact that the worlds of those children are distinct and they rarely intersect.
When it goes to the seven african americans that were being held back from moving up and being discriminated for their color to lee buniak not being able to participate in school activities, yes discrimination and inequality is a huge problem in our society. Not everyone will experience these problems in their life but someone around you is experiencing these problems everyday. Whether the person is being discriminated for their race, color, their culture, the things they like, or it be their religious beliefs. Someone is going through it. This problem needs to be fixed.
One might assume a school who considers themselves diverse would consist of a mixed number of students if all different ethnicities but at that time the word was being miss-used and manipulated by the white man. Schools that would consider themselves “diverse” consisted of one or two white people, he states this when he says “The principal, when I pressured her on the demographics of the school, said that 99.6 percent of students there were black.” Kozol feels at this point that they are using the word diverse to mean segregated and divided, “one of the most intellectual crimes of our age is that the word itself ‘diversity,’ had been adulterated to the point where it can only mock the reality instead of openly describing