How to stop the crime and violence in lower income
African American neighborhoods
1. A massive effort to reduce the number of children produced by parents in their teens and early twenties.
2. Tutoring classes for every student with low grades.
3. Parenting classes for the mothers and fathers of failing students.
Reducing the number of children produced by parents in their teens and early twenties will take a cultural paradigm shift. Public service announcements featuring Hip-Hop celebrities should encourage young people to delay having children until they are a little wiser. Also high school students should be thoroughly informed about the challenges of properly raising an academically successful child.
Tutoring classes are one excellent way build an underachieving student’s confidence.
Parenting classes should mandated by law for the mothers and fathers of failing students.
These programs should be funded by gasoline taxes or Federal stimulus money.