Featured Image
Photo/DCPCSB. Used with permission. (Source)

The Futility of School Reform | The American Thinker

May 29, 2023
  • D.C. Policy Center

On May 29, 2023, the D.C. Policy Center’s report, State of D.C. Schools, 2021-22, was cited by The American Thinker:

Tales of out-of-control schools regularly surface.  A report from the D.C. Policy Center tells how the Washington D.C.’s often violent public school system has been boosting graduation rates while measured student academic achievement fell. Horror stories from majority Black school systems in cities like Baltimore tell of illiterates graduating in the top of their class.  Nearly everyone knows why Whites flee schools as Black enrollment increases. Ironically, when professional educators finally confront these educational dystopias, everything adheres to the Black victimization narrative — yes, Blacks are routinely disproportionately punished, but this punishment just reflects society’s inherent racism.

Read more: The Futility of School Reform | The American Thinker

Related: State of D.C. Schools 2021-22 | D.C. Policy Center


D.C. Policy Center

Established in 2016, the D.C. Policy Center is a non-partisan research and policy organization committed to advancing policies for a strong and vibrant economy in the District of Columbia. Through rigorous research and collaboration, the D.C. Policy Center develops and tests policy ideas, disseminates its findings, and engages in constructive dialogue and debate.

For more information, please see our About page.