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Education wrap-up

Ted Balaker
July 18, 2005, 8:42am

Teaching Ebonics to school kids is indeed very controversial, but there's no denying that it helped familiarize countless middle aged white guys with the internet and email. When the Ebonics issue surfaced round about '96, Ebonics jokes quickly clogged inboxes everywhere. Prepare for a second wave: Meanwhile Robert C. Byrd (D-W.Va.) has busied himself with this: Yeah, the whole thing seems kind of anti-states' rights and not exactly in the spirit of the Constitution. Maybe Byrd is trying to be ironic. (Via Sploid.)

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