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Great George Will Column over the Weekend


He skewers Secretary of Education Duncan’s new civil-rights enforcement initiative, noting that bringing “disparate impact” actions is not only bad policy but legally dubious, and points out that the real reason for racial disparities in education is because “71.6 percent of African American children and 51.3 percent of Latino children are born to unmarried women.” (On the other hand, Sophia A. Nelson’s op-ed, which also appeared in the Washington Post over the weekend, manages to avoid any mention of this problem in her discussion of “Unequal in the age of Obama.”)


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