California public school cuts budget because of too many white students

Both Kofi Anan and Kim Il Un went to boarding schools for the privileged in Switzerland.

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The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) has a race-based funding policy: schools get more funds if their white student population is below 30%.

A perverse consequence of LAUSD’s race-based preferential funding policy is that if a school has a white student population of over 30%, then the school gets penalized with budget cuts.

How is this not racially discriminatory against whites?

John Gregory reports for ABC7, March 26, 2017, that the racial formula was a condition imposed by court decisions dealing with desegregation in the 1970s.

But outrage has grown at the highly-regarded Walter Reed Middle School in North Hollywood, as the school faces layoffs and increased class sizes due to a law limiting funds for schools with a higher white student body.

In a letter to Walter Reed’s parents, LAUSD noted the school had been above the 30% white percentage for the past couple years.

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