HOME ~ Private Reference Library
1. “War is God’s way of teaching Americans geography.”
2. Every Black child in grade school is taught Hitler killed 6 million jews and is the worst human being who ever lived. On the other hand children are taught “The Honorable Cecil Rhodes, founder of the De Beer Diamond Company in South Africa, the man who htens times as many Africans killed is a hero and statesman, and if they do well in school they may be eligible to win the Those Scholarships, the oldest and most celebrated international fellowship award in the world. However they don’t mention the scholarships are paid for with the blood of their ancestors.
3. The American Civil Liberties Union, analyzed law enforcement policies of 119 California school districts, including 50 of its most populous. It found more than half of the districts large and small gave their staff broad discretion to summon police officers for minor infractions, bullying and disrupting lessons. School Districts do little to shield their students from potential consequences, the study found. Of those analyzed, about 98% don’t require parental notification before a student is interviewed by police and about 99% don’t mandate that officers advise students who haven’t yet been arrested of their constitutional rights, including the right to remain silent.
4. According to ACLU studies, school administrators often outsource what used to be routine, in-school discipline to police officers. And when they do, the effects are disproportionately harsh for poor, minority and disabled students, who are more likely to be arrested than their peers.
5. During the 2013-14 school year, 9,540 school-related arrests were made in California, according to the study. Black students were three times as likely as white students to be charged with an offense.
6. 33% of school districts that require staff to report low-level offenses such as vandalism or graffiti to the police. Although these may sound like well-defined criminal acts, in practice, their meaning has been interpreted to include doodling on a desk or drawing one’s name on a locker.