From The Post’s Answer Sheet blog, by Valerie Strauss:
For the record, President Trump mentioned America’s schools in his inaugural address. He did it in the same sentence in which he mentioned mothers and children trapped in poverty, rusted-out factories and gangs and drugs.
This is what he said:
At the center of this movement is a crucial conviction, that a nation exists to serve its citizens. Americans want great schools for their children, safe neighborhoods for their families and good jobs for themselves. These are just and reasonable demands of righteous people and a righteous public.But for too many of our citizens, a different reality exists: mothers and children trapped in poverty in our inner cities; rusted-out factories scattered like tombstones across the landscape of our nation; an education system flush with cash, but which leaves our young and beautiful students deprived of all knowledge; and the crime and the gangs and the drugs that have stolen too many lives and robbed our country of so much unrealized potential.
Public schools deprive students of all knowledge?
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