School Isn’t Uber And Never Should Be
Shanna Peeples
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It’s easy to pull out a quote from Jefferson to make him look like a statesman despite all the slave fucking, young child employing, and traitorous Kentucky Resolutions writing the privileged rich bastard did. Here’s the real quote from the link in your piece:

“By this means twenty of the best geniuses will be raked from the rubbish annually, and be instructed, at the public expense, so far as [high] schools go.”

Practically the forerunner of eugenics only in educational form. Pretty sure Jefferson would’ve considered the kid in the breezeway to be part of that “rubbish.”

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