New York City's public schools are like Potemkin villages, propped up by teachers unions to appear successful when in fact they're rife with grade fraud and filled with educrats who simply pass failing students.
When renowned economist and education innovator Roland Fryer served at the School Board of Massachusetts and attended a public meeting to close a failing school, a black mother walked up to him and told him that the school was a good school.
“No, ma’am,” said Fryer, who is also black, “it’s not.”
The mother pulled out her child’s report card from her purse; it was all A’s.
The mother insisted, “This is a good school!”
Fryer had to tell her: “Ma’am….They have lied to you.”
Wai Wah Chin, an adjunct fellow at the Manhattan Institute, is the founding president of the Chinese American Citizens Alliance of Greater New York.
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