Stop Leaving Most Children Behind
Two and a half years ago, while I worked for the Cascade Policy Institute, I was lucky enough to be exposed to the wisdom of Dr. Howard Fuller, director of the Institute for the Transformation of Learning at Marquette University and cofounder of the Black Alliance for Educational Options (BAEO). And, back in October 2006, I posted to YouTube a video of a speech that Dr. Fuller presented in Portland, Ore., at an event cosponsored by the Cascade Policy Institute and BAEO.
Dr. Fuller delivers a powerful message about the necessity of providing real educational choice for all children and parents, and it applies to St. Louis and Kansas City just as much — if not more — than it does to Portland. Please take a few minutes to watch it: