“Failure factories” are rotten schools in NYC where two-thirds of students are failing and 90% of students are children of color. “A half million children, almost all of color, are being forced into failing schools with no escape,” says director for Families for Excellent Schools, Jeremiah Kittredge.
William McGurn, writing in the WSJ:
Welcome to progressive New York. Where black and Latino children in poor neighborhoods are condemned to failed schools with almost no possibility of escape. While the schools where kids are treated equally and black lives really do matter get the back of the mayor’s hand.
As Mr. McGurn notes, while Mayor Bill de Blasio travels around the country lecturing on the evils of inequality, in NYC public schools run by Mayor de Blasio, “the achievement gap between black and white has widened.” Read more here.