Kids Aren’t A Buzzword Here

New York Daily News | August 11, 2004

By E.R. Shipp

While one orator after another in Boston lambasted President Bush for failing to follow through on his promise to “leave no child behind” and averred that they would honor that pledge, children at the Dorothy Day Apartments in Harlem who might have been left behind were rehearsing for a homemade play they would perform for their parents and neighbors in a few hours.

Oh, the partisans are extremely partisan about leaving no child behind. On Friday, Bush talked about his education policies and dismissed the Democrats’ convention as consisting of “clever speeches and some big promises.” The pot calling the kettle black, as they’d say down home…

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