School Districts: Separate But Equal?

-By Lennie Jarratt

Given the fact that educational opportunities are a significant factor in allowing students to move out of poverty, how can trapping children in failing schools because of their social strata be moral for a society, especially a first world country like the United States. Specifically here in Illinois, how can the state justify continuing the cycle of poverty by keeping students in the inner city of Chicago, the poor students in Waukegan, Rockford, East St. Louis or other communities inside their separate and unequal school districts? This should not be justified or allowed to continue.

How do we make schools equal given the current district model where we now have separate and unequal funding?

There is only one way to remedy this situation in a way be financially sustainable and end generations of poverty. That solution is to end the school boundary and school district boundary model. They are archaic models given the personal and mass transit present in our communities today…

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About Warner Todd Huston

Warner Todd Huston is a Chicago-based freelance writer, has been writing opinion editorials and social criticism since early 2001 and is featured on many websites such as Andrew Breitbart's, and all Breitbart News' other sites,,, and many, many others. Additionally, he has been a frequent guest on talk-radio programs across the country to discuss his opinion editorials and current events as well as appearing on TV networks such as CNN, Fox News, Fox Business Network, and various Chicago-based news programs. He has also written for several history magazines and appears in the book "Americans on Politics, Policy and Pop Culture" which can be purchased on He is also the owner and operator of Feel free to contact him with any comments or questions : EMAIL Warner Todd Huston and follow him on Twitter, on Google Plus , and Facebook.
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