Teachers are beautiful, angel dust sprinkled, heaven sent, miracles; however, teachers are still human. Black families have had a recent influx of homeschooling in part, due to this fact. Beyond curriculum constraints, underpayment, and overcrowded classrooms, there’s the human factor. Wether you are a teacher or not, we all come to this world and enter adulthood with a multitude of biases and racial attitudes. A wise man once said, “ why would you let the enemy teach your children?” There have been 18 mass shootings this year alone and it’s only February. As the world is in a scramble for answers,” 45″ suggested arming teachers. This is a horribly bad idea, and here’s why.
3 Key Points
- Black girls are seen as older than they are and suspended and expelled at 7 times the rate of their White counterparts.
- Black boys are expelled at higher rates than their representation in the student body.
- The three best predictors of preschool expulsions are “big, Black, or boy.”