The Realities of Urban Schools and Communities, Part I (Problems)

I read a comment this morning made by Dr. Steve Perry on AC 360 producer’s David Puente’s blog. Dr. Perry is the founder/principal of The Capital Preparatory Magnet School in Hartford, Connecticut and a CNN education contributor. in response to a question posed by David of whether the federal government should take a response similar to that taken in the 1950’s with school desegregation in response to urban youth violence in and around schools. Dr. Perry said no, and responded saying, “The kids who kill in Chicago don’t kill because they have no regard for the life of …

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