The Marc Steiner Show

June 15, 2010 – Hour 1

With the end of the school year approaching, Marc is joined in studio by Dr. Andrés Alonso, CEO of Baltimore City Public Schools.  Join us for a discussion of the state of the school system, plans for next year, and more.

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Marc Steiner

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  1. Just want to clarify the call-in comment I made on the air today. As I said, I want us to be careful about the language we use because our children are listening and internalizing what they hear. I am not naive and was not asking for us to deny the correlation between race and failing schools. All I am asking is that we take the time to explain WHY that correlation exists. Simply saying that a school is predominately Black and therefore it is or is likely to be a failing school does not help us to the root cause of the problem. And in my opinion, such language exacerbates the problem by lowering the educational expectations Black children have for themselves.

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