Writer overstated impact of single parenthood on kids

“In truth, it is arguments like Mr. Martland’s that serve as a smokescreen to distract us from the reality that all kids are capable of learning.

Public schools act as society’s great equalizer; they afford students the opportunity to overcome social obstacles to achieve academic and economic success.

We should not use social problems as excuses to maintain the status quo. Instead, we should focus on using all of the tools in our arsenal to help our kids — all of our kids — reach their full potential.”

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