The body that oversees all formal education in New York is poised to drop a test meant to determine whether potential new schoolteachers can read.
That’s right. Read.
As The Post reported Monday, it’s apparently a hurdle too high for many black and Hispanic teaching applicants. In 2014, just 48 percent of black teaching candidates, and 56 percent of Hispanics passed the test — compared with 75 percent of whites.
Remember when the Democrats dumbed down the curriculum in our schools in order to pander to the minorities who could not compete with white students? The popular mantra was that 'separate but equal 'didn't work.
We have seen the result of dumbing down our children to make them all equally dumb. New York is now dumbing down the requirement for minority teachers to enter the classroom to ensure the failure of the next generation.
BTW - Asian kids profoundly outperform their peers!