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calendar   Thursday - November 29, 2007

School Bussing Works?  Where?

Well, according to an article in The Daily Mail by Laura Clark and based on an interview with the Brits head “Equality Chief” who is Trevor Phillips and who has returned from the USA after seeing how great it works back home (USA), he is all aglow.

He has based his conclusions on his visit to Wake County, North Carolina.  He has, “heaped praises on a US scheme” the article says.

Now then, because the Daily Mail which is normally a good read but unfortunately has a very screwed up way of trying to find articles to link to, I am unable to do so. 

He is in praise of No. Carolina mixing kids of different social class rather then by race.
Of course Mr Phillips won’t have to bus his kids (if he has any) across town in winter weather an hour out of their local district.

Anyway ... it really is all pie in the sky and that’s my own opinion. 
Why in the world would N.Carolina want to throw together kids who may have nothing in common with each other? But I guess it makes him feel warm and fuzzy especially as he’s on the left of the spectrum.

If anyone wants to read the article it’s published under the title:
School bussing works, claims equality chief.

Hey by the way ... I’ve been away for a few years.  Do we have an “Equality Chief” back home ?  Just curious.

Mr Phillips further claims that the experiment in Carolina works so well that “white families are now returning from the suburbs.” Whatever the hell that means.


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Posted by Drew458   United Kingdom  on 11/29/2007 at 08:51 AM   
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