When It Comes To Educating and Helping Our Children Come of Age We Are Not A United States©1

Posted on June 10, 2016 by David Blumenkrantz

This article is in honor and the memory of one of my all time heroes Muhammad Ali 2.

Ali National Portrait

Artist: Yousuf Karsh – 1970 
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Estrellita Karsh in memory of Yousuf Karsh.

The recently released report from the U. S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights reveals discouraging data about which our children have been screaming at us for years. The 2013-14 Civil Rights Data Collection is a survey of all public schools and school districts in the United States. The study included 50,035,744 students from 95,507 schools. It is not good news for everyone in a country that calls itself the “United States.” The data reveals that we are not a nation united in our support of education and youth development for all of our children. 

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David Blumenkrantz, Ph.D., Ed.M., Founder & Executive Director, the Center for Youth & Community

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