Kyle Whitmire:

During the afternoon meeting, two parents brought their children with them to the podium, and the crowd laughed when both infants immediately began clutching at the microphone. But the sad thing is that both those parents wanted to put their children — neither of which were yet of school age — in the Birmingham City Schools. They, among others, were determined make this city’s schools a good place for their kids.

Mohandas Gandhi said that poverty is the most subtle form of violence. Is enrolling your children in Birmingham City Schools a subtle form of child abuse?