Education Olympics

The Education Olympics start Aug. 8.

What is this? I don’t know. It’s a Fordham thing.

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  1. I don’t know what it is either, but anything prefaced by Ferris Bueller, Jeff Spiccoli and TIE fighters has got to be awesome.

  2. I teach in the Detroit Public Schools. I don’t have exact figures on this, but a very large percentage of the white students in DPS schools are in Special Ed. I suspect that a larger proportion of Whites are in Special Ed than are Blacks. The huge difference in the size of the populations makes comparisons between races useless. I say this only to correct a minor point in your interesting piece.