Don’t worry white folks, your white kids won’t be bused to Wilmington! The crystal ball says, black students will be force to ride the bus to the suburbs! Even today, Red Clay buses black Wilmington Red Clay middle and high school students. Red Clay justifies building new suburban schools citing the Neighborhood Schools Act requires them to do so! However, for some reason the Neighborhood Schools Act doesn’t require Red Clay to build “traditional” Red Clay middle and high schools in Wilmington. I am sorry but it has to be said, giving Red Clay more Wilmington black children would be like letting the KKK babysit newborn black children in the maternity floor of the Christina Hospital. If there is no social justice for the black children currently in Red Clay what makes anyone think adding more from Christina School District would change things? Furthermore, Delaware Choice School Law didn’t address the inequities with the lack of adequate transportation among Wilmington’s poor!
Red Clay has money to transport school sports teams but not a few buses to provide preferential Choice busing for Wilmington’s children! Address the flaws that actually may be intentional in regards to Choice school just might ease de facto segregation. Also, why does Red Clay’s all Choice magnet schools with specific interest student admission rules receive Choice transportation approved by the state legislators? Why isn’t there legislation requiring preferential Choice transportation for Wilmington’s poor?